Italy: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

Italy: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

Italy: virtual excursions, activities, resources and more

Say Buongiorno to Italy from your home or classroom! We’ve compiled 5 easy steps to help you and your students experience the language, culture and cuisine of Italy from afar, all while planning your next Italian adventure.

1. Food

Cook a traditional Italian meal for your family and bring the taste of Italy into your home. Our team has provided their favourite recipes for some inspiration! Take a photo of your dish and tag us on Instagram @worldstridesaustralia

2. Films

Many famous movies have been set in Italy, we’ve rounded up our top picks to give you a sense of the culture and beautiful scenery you can expect when you visit.

  • Life is Beautiful (La Vita e Bella)
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Eat Pray Love
  • Under the Tuscan Sun

3. Virtual tours

Brush up on your art and history or get to know this beautiful country through virtual tours:

  • Uffizi gallery – view the online exhibitions
  • Vatican Museums – virtual tours of the museums within the Vatican City
  • The Colosseum – this walking tour is a great way to see the Colosseum and you can easily skip to sections of interest. This YouTube channel (Prowalk Tours) also do some other great walking tours in Italy.
  • Pompeiiexplore this archaeological ancient city through virtual tours
  • Doge’s Palace explore this Gothic architecture masterpiece and explore its Renaissance and Mannerism artworks with Google Arts and Culture
  • Positanoanother walking tour by Prowalk tours gives you a detailed view of the stunning Amalfi Coast and includes interesting facts about Positano along the way

4. Languages

Learn the basics of the Italian language with fun bite-sized podcast episodes (only 5 mins long!). Listen here.

5. Inspiration

Download our wallpaper for your phone/desktop so you can escape winter in the southern hemisphere and enjoy summer all year round print out our map of Italy to hang up in the classroom.