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25 years Centro Interculturale Villa Palagione
2011 Villa Palagione Centro Interculturale celebrates its
25th anniversary
Under the slogan "Saved from destruction - Filled with new cultural life" we will organise several events presenting our guests and friends the past 25 years. Thui will be for us at once an excellent opportunity to have a look in the future.

Leonardo da Vinci programme in Volterra
The EU "Leonardo da Vinci" programme in Volterra is 2011 in its 13th edition.
Young artisans from the Region Stuttgart in Germany work and lives for 3 months in Volterra.
Since the programme started the "LEOs" already have strongly contributed to renovating several municipal buildings in Volterra.

EBZ- European Centres for Culture and Communication
Villa Palagione is membre of "EBZ", which stands for European Centres for Culture and Communication, an association of independant cultural and educational organisations in Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia, Swiden. The primary aim of the EBZ is to encourage studies in European history, culture and politics.

Palazzo Italiano - Volterra and Villa Palagione in the Seeon Monastery

For one weekend the Seeon Monastery was transformed in a very lively Palazzo with a Bavarian-Tuscan athmosphere.

More info (in German)

Bavarian-Tuscan Festival in Volterra and Villa Palagione in November 2009
Under the motto "Bavaria and Tuscany get together" the region of Chiemgau-Inn-Salzbach presented
in Volterra its handicraft products and culinary delights. The weekend was also rich in musical events; two days long offered Bavarian Chefs in Villa Palagione a delicious Bavarian cuisine.

Partnership: transmitting European human values
This project belongs to the action Grundtvig within the Socrates Programme. Its goal is to define some basic commun European human values . The Rule of Saint Benedict contains fundamental human values and formulates a guide on how people can live together and how they can organise everyday life.

Project Partners: Slovenia, "Andragoski zavod Maribor- Ljudska univerza", Austria "Europakloster Gut Aich",, Germany "Kultur- und Bildungszentrum Kloster Seeon", Italy "Villa Palagione Centro Interculturale".

European Universitary Laboratory Volterra (LUEV) - New ideas for an ancient city
The idea of the European Universitary Laboratory Volterra is to establish a Summer Academy for Universities, High Schools and educational institutions from different countries giving them the opportunity of european study trips with a practical orientation.