THE MADE IN ITALY CAMPUS
L’Olivo Italiano offers its students the chance to study and stay in the same location, inside the Antico Spedale del Bigallo building, as in a real “Campus”. A unique and economical solution, in a charming complex of medieval origin, ideal for groups of all ages. From the youngest that can move freely and safely within a protected environment away from the city chaos, to adults who will enjoy the tranquility and charm of this place in the magni cent Tuscan hills, with stunning views of the historic center of Florence, which is only 4 km away.
WHAT ACTIVITIES CAN BE PLANNED?
MEDITERRANEAN NIGHTDinner with typical southern Italian dishes accompanied by Southern Italian traditional dance lesson and live music
GUIDED HISTORICAL TOUR OF “THE ANTICO SPEDALE DEL BIGALLO”to discover the history and the secret spaces of this ancient medieval building
HORSE OR TREKKING EXCURSIONSto plunge into the wonderful Chianti countryside and stroll among vineyards and olive groves
MOONHIKE – NIGHT WALK2 hours walk through the Tuscan countryside uphill. Departure in front of the school to enjoy the breathtaking view of Florence’s lights, while listening to the sounds of nature
BIKE TOUR ON THE FLORENCE HILLSAfternoon tour on the hills with apericena in a villa in front of the pool
GUIDED WALKING TOURin the heart of Florence with our tour guide Beatrice who will tell you the history of the city in a pleasant and fun way
WINE TASTINGand visit to the cellars at a magni cent wine farm estate in the heart of Chianti
SHORT EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL TASTING COURSEand during the harvesting period guided tour of an historic olive oil mill
COOKING CLASSESwith Chef Francesca: practical classes and final tasting
DRAWING/ WATERCOLOR LESSONSwith Chef Francesca: practical classes and final tasting
OPERA PREPARATION COURSESand guided tour of the Opera of Florence
NATUROPATHY WORKSHOPSan introduction to the world of herbs and natural medicine