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2024 New Experience Tours

in Calabria

The new tours are more than just Language immersive trips

 

They are designed to reinforce the language while experiencing the authentic culture of South of Italy through activities that allow us to connect at a human, emotional and spiritual level with the place.  

Learn how to make things, cook, paint and much more.  What better way to understand another culture!

Genuine food, Trekking in the woods, Yoga, Writing and Painting sessions, and more will improve your mental and physical wellness, as well as a concert, a film or a tasting followed by a conversation will really help you connect with locals.

So, join us in a medieval hamlet on the Ionian coast and enjoy the authentic Southern lifestyle.  

 

The place

Villa Stella is much more than a B&B, it is a unique place. It is on the edge of Torre di Ruggiero, a medieval hamlet, totally immersed in nature.  20' drive from the gorgeous beach of Soverato (Ionian coast); 50' drive from Pizzo; 70' from Lamezia Airport.  It is a beautiful house where you can spend time to detoxify from your work routine or you can join a small group of people to enjoy art/cultural activities.

Here, you can relax and feel inspired, eat natural and organic food (Km0) and feel free to express yourself through various art forms. 

A library with books and Italian DVDs is available to the guests.

 

DETAILS

The following tours are based on a full immersion programme during which you will stay in an independent room with private bathroom.

The rooms are a few minutes walking from the main house "Villa Stella" where you will go every day for meals and the activities with the group.   

                        You can start every Saturday of June, July, Sept and Oct 2024.

 

 A     Italian + Drawing                                       COST  £2,450

 

 B     Italian + YOGA                                            COST  £2,550

 C     Italian + COOKING                                    COST  £1,550

           

                What's included                                 

            - Transfer to/from Lamezia airport

            - 7 nights Room + breakfast

            - Welcome lunch

           - 10 hrs Course of Italian

          - 3 Cooking classes + 3 dinners

          - Walking Excursions in town

          - Visit to ricotta cheese maker

          - Visit to gelato maker

 

                    NOT included

          - Flight to Lamezia Terme

          - Medical Insurance

          - Lunches+3 dinners

         - Personal Expenses

 

PS: You can buy lunches and dinners at the 4 local restaurants / mini market in town

 

 

D      Italian, Just language - DESIGN your Week

        If you are not interested in activities  join us  for a  BBC  (Bed+Breakfast+Course)              and design your ideal week:                           

 

What you can include:                                   COST

- Transfer to/from Lamezia airport                       £ 160  r/t

- 7 nights Room + breakfast                                    £ 560

- 10 hrs Course of Italian                                          £ 250

- Walking tour in town                                                free

- Trekking Excursion in the woods/beach              free

 

 

PS: You can choose to book just the ROOM (+breakfast) and relax for a week or more. 

       If you decide to rent a car you can reserve ROOM+COURSE with no transfer.

      You can buy lunches and dinners at the villa, at the one of the 4 local restaurants/             pizzerias or at the mini market in town.

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         VARIATION TOUR:         

                 Language Immersive Trip               

         2 nights in TROPEA + 4 nights in TORRE        

     COST  £ 140

   It is included:

 - Transfers to/from LAMEZIA TERME airport                

-  Room in B&B (single room with private bathroom)  

 - Immersive practice in Italian (with some lessons) 

 - Excursions: Tropea, Soverato, Archaeological Park of Scolacium       

Cooking workshop + Dinner

 - Wines, Liquors, bruschetta and typical products Tasting 

 

  NOT included:

  Flight to/from Lamezia Terme Airport                                      

  Other meals / Personal expenses

  Optional excursions

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WHAT 

 STAY in a VILLA

You can rent one floor of the villa:

2 beds (5 sleeps), 2 baths,

kitchem living, veranda 

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WHERE 

 The villa is situated in medieval hamlet in CALABRIA. 

 - 15' from the Ionian coast.

- 50' from the Tyrrhenian coast

- 70' from Lamezia Terme airport

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HOW MUCH

You can rent the villa:

1 week : £ 900

 2 weeks : £1500

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