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Tour Overview

Tour Overview

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Tour Stages and Content

Welcome and Introduction

  • Meet on the main steps of the Italian Forum, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt.
  • In the midst of one of Lecihhardt's most markedly Italian landmarks your tour guide will provide you with a brief overview of the colonial history of Leichhardt.

Visit important sites on Paramatta Road and Norton Street

  • Delve into Leichhardt's history with your tour guide as you visit shops, cafes and other sites which played an important role in the Italian presence in Leichhardt in the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Enjoy a traditional Italian lunch

  • Enjoy a traditional Italian lunch at Moretti restaurant in the heart of Little Italy to complete your experience of Leichhardt.

The tour has been informed by relevant NSW Syllabus documents (Italian and Human Society and its Environment)

Enrich the learning experience of your students with pre-tour learning material!

All students will be provided with learning materials and exercises during the Italian Heritage tour. For a more complete learning experience, pre-tour material is available for teachers to purchase at the price of $75.

The pre-tour material includes interactive activities and resources which will allow students to explore the history of Italian migration, thereby enriching their experience of the Italian Heritage tour.

For further information or to purchase the pre-tour material please contact us by telephone on 9564 0744 or by email at learning@coasit.org.au