FULLY BOOKED. Come and join us as we explore the spiritual journey as illustrated through the Enneagram and Dante’s timeless literary masterpiece, “The Divine Comedy” in Florence, Italy, Dante’s birthplace, the city that gave birth to the Renaissance, sometimes referred to as “the Athens of the Middle Ages”.
Over four days in the centre of historic Florence we’ll journey through the nine circles of the Inferno, the seven terraces of Purgatory, and the nine spheres of Paradise as Dante shows us the path toward personal and spiritual growth in his timeless literary masterpiece.
This in-depth exploration of the Enneagram through the work of Dante and his remarkable poem will take the form of lectures, group discussion and experiential work. There will also be a guided tours of places associated with Dante’s life and the action of the Comedy such as Santa Croce, and we will visit Casa di Dante -Dante’s house in Florence.
Knowledge of the Enneagram and your own type is a requirement. (An introductory course to the Enneagram will be held in Dublin on Sat. October 31st from 10.00am-5.30pm)
Accommodation will be provided at the Suor Oblate convent, a simple town villa which expands behind a typically simple Florentine entrance, presenting grand spaces, over several floors with good sized rooms and common areas all beautifully maintained with antique furnishing, peaceful guest spaces & a beautiful Italian renaissance garden. It’s a great location in the heart of this famous Italian city with lots of restaurants nearby which offer food to suit all palates.
Fees: Early Bird until Feb 15th, 2016: €755.00 single; €795.00 pp double, thereafter €855.00 & €895.00.
Residing off site: €525.00 (limited places, includes everything other than Bed & Breakfast).
Price includes 4 nights B&B accommodation in the historic centre of Florence, all tours, presentations and two evening meals. Note: there’s an evening ‘curfew’ in the convent of 11.30pm.
Non-residential, including tours and evening meals as described above: €525.00. We can suggest accommodation nearby.