LEISURE ACTIVITIES No chance of getting bored in Florence! The city offers so many opportunities for culture and fun that quite often one has an embarrassment of choice. At the beginning of each course, all students are given a detailed program guide listing the most interesting events that they can take part in during their stay. For each course the school organizes gu i ded v i s i t s to museums, monuments and places of special historic and artistic interest; excur s i ons to find out more about the many famous places near Florence - Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, S.Gimignano and the beautiful Chianti hills ,- are some of the most popular among our students; cinema at school, a way to learn Italian and the Italian way-of-life through a rich selection of famous Italian films; concerts of classical, jazz and rock music, ba l l e t s, ope r a and thea t re, and the famous annual music festival Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Finally, for the pleasure of being together, the school organizes evenings eating out at restaurants, going to nightclubs and piano bars, sports including volley-ball, football and tennis. In all these activities students are accompanied by members of the teaching or social staff of the school. ACCOMMODATION The Centro Fiorenza provides all its students with a service for finding accommodation during their stay at school. The following options are available: - Home s t ay: single or double rooms with breakfast or halfboard (breakfast and dinner). - Shared Student Apartments : single or double rooms with kitchen and bathroom to share with other students. - Independent Apartment (standard category ) : Small fully furnished studios for 1 or 2 persons including kitchen and bathroom. - Apartments of higher categories: comfortable studios for 1 – 3 people with kitchenette, bathroom, TV, some are air- conditioned. Availability: 1 week or more - Residence: Air-conditioned one-room studios for 1 or 2 persons with kitchenette, bathroom, TV and telephone. Cleaning service twice a week. - Hotels : The school can book rooms for students in hotels of 3 or 4 stars. Prices on request.