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The Villa La Pietra estate houses NYU Florence. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, NYU Florence has paused homestays for the fall 2021 semester. (Staff Photo by Roshni Raj)

Homestay closures disconnect students from Florence locals

With homestays on pause at NYU’s global sites due to COVID-19, study away students are finding alternatives to connect with the city on- and off-campus.
October 14, 2021

FLORENCE, Italy —  NYU’s historic, 57-acre Villa La Pietra estate gives students a glimpse of the Tuscan countryside — the expansive olive groves, historic villas and an...