Students choose from a variety of College Credit and Enrichment courses including beginning and intermediate Italian Language, Fashion Design, Photography, Art History Jewelry Making, Current Trends in Italian Cuisine, Soccer, Basketball and SAT Prep. Stu
- Thira, Greece; Florence, Italy
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
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- Program Description:
- Summer Discovery at Florence is a 3 or 4 week all-inclusive Academic and Cultural Immersion Program for High School Students. Spend 3 weeks in Florence and an optional week on-board the Norwegian Jade on a cruise through the Mediterranean Sea. The warmest people, the most delicious food, the most fashionable fashion, the most magnificent art - are all found in Italy. From the Roman ruins and Venetian canals to Florence’s treasures bathed in the Tuscan sun, Italy is a delight from dawn to dusk, and well into the night. Italy is both steeped in history and one of Europe’s most contemporary and hip countries. In Florence, you can sit in a trendy café in the Piazza Santa Croce, with the ancient Duomo as a backdrop.
Academic and enrichment courses meet Monday-Friday, leaving plenty of time to explore all that Italy has to offer during our 3 day weekends. The program also features afternoon and evening activities within Florence and weekend road trips to Rome, Venice, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Viareggio Beach, and more. After 3 weeks in Florence, join us for an optional week onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's Jade and explore the Mediterranean and Greek Isles.
Students choose from a variety of College Credit and Enrichment courses including beginning and intermediate Italian Language, Fashion Design, Photography, Art History Jewelry Making, Current Trends in Italian Cuisine, Soccer, Basketball and SAT Prep. Students study at the renowned Istituto Lorenzo de’Medici, located in the heart of Florence. College Credit is available through Marist College in New York.
Tuition includes: Term fees, cultural immersion, academic and enrichment program, use of facilities, housing, 2 meals daily, membership at Tropos Health Club, activities, trips and excursions per catalog, blanket and pillow, sheets and towel with daily housekeeping service.
- Setting Description:
- Florence is a mecca for study abroad students and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is a rare combination of a Renaissance city of grand palazzos and artistic treasures, plus a bustling modern city with terrific entertainment. Located in the heart of Tuscany and connected by beautiful bridges across the Arno River, Florence and its environs offer our students a wealth of cultural, recreational and social activities. Living and studying in this remarkable place, students will be immersed in Italian language, academics, culture, the arts, travel and recreation.
- 4 week Residential: $9,399 3 week Residential: $7,699
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