At a Glance
In the intimate capitals and landscapes of Tuscany, ancient traditions are preserved in everyday life. Discover these traditions as you join a local expert for a look at the rich culture and idyllic landscapes of Tuscany during this online learning adventure, live from Italy! Get a first-hand look at the city of Pisa and the Tuscan countryside on virtual field trips, and observe the preparation of a local dish during a live cooking demonstration at a rural Tuscan home. Through daily lectures, learn about topics ranging from Italian history to women in winemaking, the traditions of Tuscan gastronomy and more. Go behind-the-scenes at Siena’s renowned “Palio,” a horse race dating from the Middle Ages. Get to know your fellow Road Scholars as you learn about local customs, traditions and folklore!