Trento is located in an area of extraordinary peace and beauty.
Immersed in art and history, Trento boasts frescoed palazzi, a charming castle, Renaissance monuments and fascinating squares and alleyways. It is also home to a number of wineries which are open to visitors and is renowned for its grappa.
An hour's drive from the Dolomites and 40 km from Lake Garda, the location offers visitors the chance to embark on many enjoyable excursions.
Nearby locations include:
Verona (1 hour drive) - the city of Romeo and Juliet
Mantua (1.5 hours' drive) - known as 'the city of three lakes'
Venice (2 hours' drive) - renowned for the beauty of its setting, architecture and art
Milan (2.5 hours' drive) - the stylish, bustling commercial and financial heart of Italy
The closest airport is Verona (45 minute drive away), served by a number of airlines including British Airways, EasyJet, Monarch, Alitalia and Lufthansa.
Programmes are open to individual adults and couples, who want to master the Italian language at a beginner, intermediate or advanced level.
The stay and schedule will be agreed in advance and tailored to individual needs and interests. A typical day will start with breakfast and a two or three-hour lesson in the morning.
Lunch is usually followed by excursions in Trento and the surrounding area. Participants will continue speaking Italian outside the apartment, practicing their newly acquired skills
with the people they meet and sharing views on what they see and do. Italian film viewings at home or cinema nights can be organised in the evenings.
Guests will stay in a twin or double room with a private bathroom. The apartment is spacious and comfortable and guests are encouraged to share the living room and the kitchen with the family.
Individuals: 1,450.00 Euros per week
Couples:xxx 2,400.00 Euros per week
Learn Italian whilst experiencing life in an Italian family, immersing yourself in the local culture and way of life
Cristina is a lively Italian mother and a teacher of Italian as a foreign language with a diploma from the Italian Institute of Culture in London. She teaches
Italian as a foreign language through courses organised by Trento's local council.
Living with her teen-age son Carlo, Cristina is passionate about art, literature, music and cinema. She enjoys walking in the mountains, skiing and loves cooking.
Three hours of Italian lessons every day and all learning materials, nearby excursions, visits to wineries, cinema and museums tickets, overnight accommodation with full board,
Cleaning of your bedroom and bathroom once a week, laundry once a week, wi-fi.
One day trip to Verona or Mantua.
Trips and excursions in the beautiful surroundings of Trento (lago di Garda, lago di Caldaro, Castel Toblino, Castel Beseno, Castel Thun, Dolomites, Bolzano, Merano, Arte Sella, etc).
Transport to and from Verona's airport and Cristina's time every day, except for one free afternoon, are also included.
xxxx Additional costs
One day trips to art heritage cities of your choice (e.g. Verona, Mantua, Vicenza, Padua): 50 Euros per person
One day trips to Venice or Milan: 100 Euros per person
One day trips fees include: return journey, visit to the most typical landmarks of the town, museum tickets and audio-guides, transport and lunches.