Harvest Traditions in Italy

Fall harvest in Italy is filled with some real Italian favorites. Seasonal traditions can vary up and down the peninsula, but some tried and true classics include apples, grapes, persimmons, chestnuts, mushrooms, truffles, squash, pumpkins, and olives.  Autumn is often a seasonal favorite – filled with changing colors and temperatures as well the harvest time for many types of foods. The vendemmia, or grape harvest, usually happens at the end of August through early October.

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Life in Italy: Study Abroad During COVID

Life in Italy: Study Abroad During COVID-19 Are you curious to see what life has been like in Italy for current study abroad students? SAI welcomed students back to our re-opened programs in Rome and Florence this fall. SAI committed to a number of added health and safety measures to support our students on-site and mitigate COVID-19 risks.

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About SAI

SAI is dedicated to providing academic and cultural learning experiences abroad that enhance global awareness, professional development and social responsibility. We concentrate our programs in Europe, with a focus on in-depth learning of individual European countries and their unique global role in the geopolitical economy, humanities, and in the arts.