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L'italiano in bici!

Do you love racing bikes or mountain bikes? Are you passionate about Italian language and culture? Combine your passions by experiencing a fantastic adventure that will allow you to learn or perfect the Italian language in the city of Urbino (The Marche Region), wealthy of history and culture while also perform unforgettable tours by racing bike or mountain bike and explore unique landscapes across Italy!

What are you waiting for? Join our course that combines language, culture, and sport, so you may discover heritage to love, both in the classroom and biking!

 

Italian language course: 15 hours of lessons, subdivided in 5 afternoons from Monday to Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Levels: A0, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Minimum number of participants: 4
1 hour lesson = 60 minutes

Racing bike program: Urbino and its surroundings are the ideal place for charming bike tours in the hills, mountains and planes, all at the discovery of a territory that is rich in history, natural wonders and priceless historical monuments. Our itineraries are all designed and subdivided by athletic preparation levels of the participants and they will lead you to explore medieval castles and villages and breathtaking landscapes. SCHEDULE: 4 weekly morning tours are planned, from a minimum of 2.5 hours to a maximum of 5 hours.

Mountain bike program: For mountain bike enthusiasts, the unpaved roads in Urbino and surrounding areas are many and varied: country roads, farm roads or paths that follow the cattle. Easy bike rides at the bottom of the valley or more demanding and challenging ones on the hills; protected natural areas or natural parks, dirt roads that connected the magnificent villages and well kept historical centers. Each trail will be rich in nature, history, culture and tradition. SCHEDULE: 4 weekly morning tours are planned, subdivided in 2 types of field trips (easy and medium-challenging) and 2 mountain bike school days (basic and advanced)

Guided tour to Urbino: A guided tour in English is planned to two main sightseeing locations:

  • The "Palazzo Ducale", which houses the National Gallery of the Marche region, where it is possible to admire the wonderful court of Federico da Montefeltro and his famous "Studiolo" in inled wood;
  • the extraordinary "Oratorio" of Saint Giovanni Battista, with his precious cycle of frescoes by the Salimbeni brothers, dating back to the fifteenth century.

 

Accommodation: Each participant will be hosted at the 3 star hotels in Urbino (BB treatment), carefully selected and located downtown or among the green hills just past the city walls. Overnight stay and breakfast are included in the service offered and they include a 6-night stay (arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday morning).

Meals: 6 dinners will be offered to each participant in different restaurants of the city.

 

For the full program, please see: Full Program

 

period of the lessons
May 14th-20th 2017
June 11th-17th 2017
September 17th-23rd 2017
minimum number of students in each level 4
ECTS 1


Racing bike program:

With own racing bike along: € 970,00*
Without own racing bike along: € 1080,00*


Mountain bike program:

With own racing bike along: € 865,00*
Without own mountain bike along: € 975,00*

*Groups are reduced (a minimum of 10 students of the same language level): 5% discount

 

REGISTRATION: for further information click HERE