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The “L’Italiano Navigando” can be booked as an extension to your Italian language courses in Tropea.

This great program gives you the possibility to live our great mix Italian course and sailing trip in Italy from our school of Tropea!

L’Italiano Navigando is a new kind of Italian language course for all those who love this language but also love our beautiful country and its sea.

On this course you can discover Italy’s picturesque countryside and sail around the 7 Aeolian islands on a boat with a length of 22 metres and delve into the life and language of Italy.

Luscious green surroundings accompanied by crystal clear deep blue seas create an extraordinary fascination and let you relax and find peace. The week is topped off with diversified and interesting trips on land on Stromboli and the other Lipari islands.

  • Accommodation is provided in double or single cabin;
  • The galley provides excellent Italian cuisine;
  • The whole week is spent in close contact to the crew,  which creates an excellent possibility to improve your knowledge of the Italian language and culture;
  • The programme is available in June and September!;
  • Embarkment is on Saturday at 5 pm in Tropea and we return to land the following Saturday at 9 am.

Discover our mix: Italian course and sailing trip in Italy!

The "L'Italiano Navigando" sailing boat

The cabins

The cabins are practically furnished with a wardrobe, chest of drawers and a bathroom with a shower with cold and warm water. There are 2 beds in the cabins but they can also be used as a single cabin.

The main cabin

The main cabin has a fully equipped galley, TV VCR and DVD player, CD Player and a mobile phone charger.

On deck

The upper deck has 10 places for sunbathing and an outside shower. At the rear of the boat is a dining table and some cosy sofas.

The sailing trip

4 hours of sailing are planned for each day, nights are normally spent in the roads. Shore can be reached by motorised dinghy.

The galley

The galley offers refined Mediterranean seafood specialities; the menu is mostly made up of fish dishes. Please inform us in advance of any special wishes regarding food (special diets or allergies)


The crew is responsible for the daily cleaning of the cabins and the changing of linens.

Book now your sailing trip!