Italy, Siracusa

ITALIAN+ History, Myths and Culture

when 21 September 2017 - 21 September 2019
language Italian
duration 105 weeks
credits 10 EC

Siracusa, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, is the ideal setting to undertake or further your study of Greek and Roman history. This captivating city, renowned around the world for the most famous of its early citizens, Archimedes, was at the time of Dionysius I the most important centre of the hellenistic civilization in Sicily and later became a strategic hub within the Roman empire. It has been the inspiration for countless myths and legends such as the romantic tale of Alpheus and Arethusa or the alleged burning of the invading Roman ships by Archimedes, ingeniously using huge mirrors placed on a hill top castle.

Target group

All ages from 16 years old and up.

Course aim

Learn italian language while enjoying all that the fascinating city of Siracusa has to offer.

Fee info

EUR 0: The price may vary from 400 eur to 650 eur per week, according to chosen accommodation and/or activities.