Information about Venice, and learning Italian in Istituto Venice in Venice, Italy. Culture, leisure activities, local and international events in the city.

Riviera under Candlelight

The event returns to liven up the squares, libraries, villas and parks of Riviera del Brenta. It was founded in 2010 as an idea of a group of local entrepreneurs to lengthen the tourist seasons by offering original and suggestive opportunities to experience the emotional experiences brought on by the natural light of candles, an element that is characteristic of both a romantic atmosphere, and also of the times past, when these Villas were built.

Between calli and campielli… mysterious words from Venice

n Venice “streets” don’t exist and there’s only one square and two avenues! Finding your own way in Venice isn’t child’s play. Just having a great sense of direction isn’t enough; in Venice the moment will come when you have to ask for information. In these moments you will have to pay attention to some fundamental words: calle, campo, rio, ruga, and nizioleto.

CILS (Certificazione di Italiano come Lingua Straniera)

CILS is a certification of Italian-language abilities for non-native speakers. It is useful to those who study Italian, who work and study within an Italian context, and to those who want to evaluate their knowledge of Italian. All foreigners and all Italian citizens living abroad can take the CILS examination. There are no limits in [...]

Istituto Venezia offers Italian courses in Triest

Our partner school Istituto Venezia also offer Italian intensive courses in Triest. The course consists of 4 lessons in the morning, split between two teachers, every day from Monday until Friday. The maximum group size is limited to 12 participants. The course lasts for 4 weeks (80 hours) and includes the teaching curriculum for the following language levels: [...]

We meet Matteo Savini, manager and co-owner of Istituto Venezia

How did 2014 go for you, and how did it compare to previous years? Not so good, we had a little decrease in our Italian language courses compared to 2013. We do think is normal for the reason I’ll point out in next question. What developments do you expect in 2015? In Venice we have [...]

Language learning combined with out of the ordinary activities – Italian in Venice, Italy!

If you love art, now you can appreciate the masterpieces of the greatest Venetian artists in painting, sculpture and architecture from the middle-ages to the contemporary age while you improve your Italian skills at Istituto Venezia – TANDEM Venice. The Italian and Art course in Venice is guaranteed to be a memorable experience! You [...]

Italian and Glass Courses in Murano with Istituto Venezia

This year, Istituto Venezia started a collaboration with the Abate Zanetti Glass School in Murano, and is offering its students the possibility of combining their Italian course with a Glass workshop. The tradition of glassworking in Murano has very ancient origins: the presence of such activity is documented in the lagoon since VII [...]