Course Senior 50+
If you are over 50 years old and you are looking for a study vacation, OMNILINGUA is the answer! The school hosts, throughout the year, mature students who enjoy the culture of our country and wish to improve their knowledge of the area and of the Italian lifestyle. If you want to learn about our country, its people and the Italian way of life, this is the right course for you.
Although this program is designed normally for 2 weeks and is structured as described below, it is also possible to reserve for less or more than 2 weeks. The price of the 2 weeks course includes: Italian course, an orientation tour on the first day, three guided tours, two culinary event evenings and wine tasting.
-The Italian lessons are held from Monday to Friday in groups of 5-6 participants and are focused on conversation. The participants are invited to make suggestions on topics of conversation.
-The cooking lessons take place twice a week, every Wednesday and Friday from 4.00 PM until 8.00 PM at the cook’s home – a beautiful apartment in the centre of Sanremo with a large terrace where one can enjoy a nice view of the city. The cook is very experienced, speaks slowly and introduces students into the secrets of Italian cuisine and the Ligurian specialities. The dishes prepared will then be served and accompanied by Italian wines.
- The wine tasting takes place at school on Thursday, either from 4.30 PM to 6 PM or from 6 PM to 7.30 PM depending on the period of the year. The participants receive an introduction into the world of Italian wines from a sommelier with a long experience. The event includes the finest and most well-known regional wines, accompanied by typical appetizers of the local cuisine. The part of the Oenology is supported by wine making demonstration videos. Depending on the number of the participants the wine tasting can also take place at "Victory Morgana Bay" www.victorymorganabay.it which is one of the most famous restaurants of Sanremo with a wonderful view of the sea. The event includes not only the tasting of various wines but also of delicious typical local dishes.
The first day you will participate in an orientation tour of the center of Sanremo lasting about 45 minutes. The guided tours take place during the afternoon from 14:30 to approximately 18:00 and you can visit the wonderful hinterland with is medieval villages. Depending on the season, you could also visit the olive groves of a local producer or a small vineyard which includes wine tasting. Upon request and in agreement with the other participants, we can offer excursions to Monte Carlo and France.
The 2-weeks Senior 50+ course lasts 50 hours: 40 hours of Italian and 10 hours of Cooking & Wine.
All levels, from basic to advanced, are possible, but given the special nature of the course it would be necessary to have a basic knowledge of Italian.
The school wishes an enjoyable time to the Senior 50+ that have remained young!