LEARN ITALIAN IN FLORENCE


Florence is a beautiful city, capital of the Tuscany region, its population is of about 400,000 people. It's surroundend by mountains and hills, the city is considered the center of the Renaissance and is famous for its art and architecture.



About the city

The climate of Florence is mostly warm with hot, dry summers and cool, damp winters. Florence is on the main national railway lines, it is easily accessible from most important places both in Italy and abroad. The main airport, Amerigo Vespucci, is located 5 kilometres from the city centre where both national and international airlines stop.

In the 14th-16th centuries a surge in artistic, literary, and scientific investigation occurred in Florence, precipitated by Florentines' preoccupation with money, banking and trade and with the display of wealth and leisure.
Bridge over the Arno River-Florence, Italy Florence City, Italy


Florence has architectural masterpieces, that's why this city has a lot of visitors each year, specially in summer time. The historical area is in a small part of the city, you can visit many of these places easily on foot.

But Florence has not only art and culture, also has wonderful shopping, excellent eating and peaceful and enjoyable parks.

There are many traditions and events in Florence, some of them are: the New Years Day, a national holiday throughout Italy. Epiphany is another national holiday and another day of presents for the good children and lumps of coal for the not so good ones. In February is celebrated the carnival, with costumes, confetti and traditional food and drink.


Why learn Italian in Florence?

Florence has many places to show to its visitors, architectural building like the Brunelleschi's Dome, the Santa Croce Basilica, The Brancacci Chapel, beautiful churches like: Santa Maria Novella church, San Miniato al Monte church, the greatest art gallery in Italy 'the Uffizi', and much more, Florence is also well known for its museums.

The gastronomy is often accorded as much reverence as Florentine art but quality cooking doesn't come cheap in Florence, including wine. Yet there are some more affordable and congenial places in districts that have a bit of local colour to them, such as Santa Croce and around Santo Spirito.

The Florentine Cuisine

Florence is a city that truly loves its food. Tuscan food is simple and abundant with local produce, mellow cheeses and grilled meats. Tuscans are also known for their appreciation of beans as seen in the staple of the Tuscan table: white beans cooked with sage and olive oil.
Delicate, sweet-flavored fennel bulb is one of routnely found vegetable ingredients featuring in the Florentine -and Mediterranean- cuisine. Bulb fennel is one of very low calorie vegetables ans has some noteworthy essential oils, flavonoid anti-oxidants and, minerals. In addition, this vegetable have very good levels of vitamin C, great source to block some of the damage caused by free radicals that would otherwise lead to aging, certain cancers and heart disease.

Florence photos

Church Saint Cross  of Florence, Italy Florence Baptistry on Piazza Duomo Square, Italy Beautiful Mural in the Cathedral of Florence, Italy Cathedral of Florence, Italy


Italian courses in Florence

Diploma Firenze Examination Preparation Course

This course will help Italian learners to develop their skills in order to take the exam for Diploma Firenze.

Groups: 12 students
Classes: 120 lessons in 4 weeks
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Intensive +10 Italian Course

The Intensive Plus Course consists of the Standard Course Plus additional private lessons (one-to-one). The individual lessons are specifically designed for your specific needs. 20 lessons of Standard Course and additional 10 private lessons per week.

Groups: Max. 12/1
Classes: 30 lessons
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Intensive +5 Italian Course

The Intensive Plus Course consists of the Standard Course Plus additional private lessons (one-to-one). The individual lessons are specifically designed for your specific needs. 20 lessons of Standard Course and additional 5 private lessons per week.

Groups: Max. 12/1
Classes: 25 lessons
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Intensive Italian Course

The Intensive Course consists of 4 lessons Standard Course per day in the morning and 2 extra lessons of group language course in the afternoon. In the afternoon session students have the opportunity to increase their knowledge with practice in speaking and conversing.

Groups: Max. 12
Classes: 30 lessons
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Language and Culture Course

This course is perfect for people who want to learn more about Italian culture while they improve their language skills.

Groups: 1 student
Classes: 50 lessons per week
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Small group intensive

For students who want to learn quickly and intensively in a small group, or wish to increase their knowledge, the Small Group Intensive Course is tailor-made for their needs. Together with no more than 5 participants they will have 6 hours of daily intensive language course.

Groups: Small groups of 2 to 5 participants.
Classes: 30 lessons per week.
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Standard Italian Course

The Standard Course is held throughout the year on 6 (monthly) levels of ability. Duration: 2 to 24 weeks. The 4 lessons are held daily from Monday to Friday, usually beginning at 9am. If there are many participants the Standard Course may also be held in the afternoon at 2pm. There is a maximum of 12 students in each class.

Groups: Max. 12
Classes: 20 lessons
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