Trieste - Leisure time and social activities

Piccola Università Italiana - Le Venezie - Culture and Dolce Vita

images/pui-levenezie-trieste.pngThe weekly programme offers plenty of opportunities to immerse in Italian culture. Guided visiting tours in Trieste, visiting museums, castle tours, movie evenings with Italian films and seminars on Italian culture and Italian customs are an integral part of the cultural programme.



In the area of "Le Venezie" (Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Veneto and Trentino) are numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ensuring a rich and varied excursion programme.

images/venezia.pngThe classical tour is Venice. On a full day excursion you will discover the "City of Gondolas" with its art treasures and architectural wonders. Further important cultural sites are Aquileia, the Lombard town Cividale, Udine, Paladian Villas and much more. Wine and "Prosciutto" tastings, bicycle tours, boat tours and nature hikes with the WWF will round off the activity programme, which are offered to supplement the Italian language courses.


  • Aquileia and visit of the Basilika as well as the archeological sites
  • Cividale del Friuli: Longobards in power
  • Udine and the masterpieces of Tiepolo
  • DOC Vineyards "Colli Orientali del Friuli" and visit of a winery
  • Trieste and its castles: Miramare and Duino
  • Visit of the „Grotta Gigante"
  • Hiking or mountain bike trips
  • The lagoon of Grado by boat
  • Venice: The City of Gondolas
  • Vicenza: The City of Paladian Villas
  • Verona: The City of Romeo and Juliet
  • Padova and the Botanical Garden
  • Ferrara: The City of Renaissance
  • Mantova and Sabbioneta
  • Variety of cultural seminars
  • Various guided visiting tours in Trieste