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Welcome to the Italian MeetUps!

This event will be organized in
on the following dates
June 20th to 22nd, 2023.

 Do you want to participate
Easy: use the link to the registration form in the right column of this page! 

Italian Cultural and Linguistic Heritage

Here is what it will happen!
Join this three-day MeetUp in Florence and explore the cradle of Italian art, culture and literature. You will dive into the peculiarities of the city where Italian language was born thank to the masterpieces of Dante, Petrarca and Boccaccio, known as “The Three Crowns of Florence”.

Don’t know any Italian at all? Don’t worry: you’ll experience an easy way to learn it!

And that’s not all!
You will have the chance to tour the city centre (one of the Unesco Heritage Site) and take some pics in front of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral and the iconic Brunelleschi Dome, symbol of Florence in the world. You will discover the place where the Renaissance art was born and enjoy the astonishing panoramic view of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo.

We will share further information with the first 20 people who register.
Hurry up and enjoy Florence!
Check the program below for all details!

Participation's eligibility
MeetUps are organized mainly for DiscoverEU participants travelling in Italy during the MeetUp's dates.
DiscoverEU ambassadors living in Italy may also participate, but priority for participation is granted to participants coming from countries different from Italy.
DiscoverEU candidates in waiting list may also apply for participation, but priority for participation is granted to participants who won the PASS and are using it to travel in Italy.

Participation's regulations
Accommodationfood and local transportations during the MeetUp's days will be covered for all confirmed participants.
Travels to/from MeetUp's location will be entirely borne to the participants.
Participants will be also responsible for any personal insurance coverages [e.g., travel coverage, third party liability coverage, medical payments coverage (for the part not covered by the European Health Insurance Card), personal injury protection, etc.] while traveling to/from and during the MeetUp's days.

Number of available places
This MeetUp is open up to 20 participants.
Participation will be granted on the first come, first served basis, until places last.

(please note that this is draft version -
final details of the meetings/visits will be provided during the presentation activity)

June 20th
10:00 - 11:00 - Meeting at the hosting venue and check-in
11:30 - 13:00 - Presentation of the participants; Introduction to the 3-day schedule and get together
13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch
15:00 - 17:30 - Guided tour of the city center
18:00 - 19:30 - Visit to Dante's house: the importance of the poet for the Italian language and culture
20:00 - 22:30 - Dinner

June 21st
07:30 - 09:00 - Breakfast
09:30 - 11:30 - "Learning Italian the easy way" workshop
11:30 - 13:00 - Visit to the Brunelleschi Dome
13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch
15:00 - 17:30 - Visit to the Boboli gardens and Firenze's most stunning viewpoint
17:30 - 20:00 - Free time
20:00 - 22:00 - Dinner

June 22nd
07:30 - 09:00 - Breakfast and check-out
09:30 - 12:00 - Visit the Uffizi art museum
12:30 - 13:00 - MeetUp evaluation 
13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch and goodbye!

 Do you want to participate
Easy: use the link to the registration form in the right column of this page!

Firenze, June 20th to 22nd, 2023.

To participate, just register here
Registration Form

Registrations will close on
 June 12th, 2023 
or before if participation's requests will exceed the maximum number allowed for participants.


Where and when next MeetUps in Italy will take place

> Venezia - May 25th to 27th, 2023
> Firenze - June 20th to 22nd, 2023

> Trieste - July 17th to 19th, 2023
 (to be confirmed)
> Roma - September 4th to 6th, 2023
 (to be confirmed)
> Napoli - September 7th to 9th, 2023
 (to be confirmed)
> Palermo or Catania - October 2023
 (to be planned)