X

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Florence, Italy

What we like about the school

  • Apartment - shared / Residence accommodation very close to school
  • Excellent student nationality mix

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

The language school Scuola Leonardo da Vinci was founded in Florence, Italy in 1977. The school is situated in a historical palazzo with a magnificent view of the Cathedral, in the heart of downtown Florence, only a few minutes walk from the most famous sights.

The school address is: Via Bufalini 3, 50122 - Florence (Italy).

Accreditations and Quality seals

AIL - Accademia Italiana di Lingua www.acad.it

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Movie room

  • Lounge

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free WIFI

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in most classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

15

Number of public workstations:

6

Prices include

  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by qualified consultant
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by qualified consultant
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 130
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 100

Average age of students

  • in summer: 25 years
  • throughout the year: 27 years

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

Exams offered:

  • above: FLORENCE AIL DIPLOMAS

Italian teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

5
1
12
6
3
4
4
3
4
6
1
9
5
10
3
2
1
1

Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Firenze / Peretola Airport (FLR). It takes 30 minutes by bus to school.

Language school closed

In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2016, 06.Jan.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 02.Jun.2016, 24.Jun.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 19.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016 In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 06.Jan.2017, 17.Apr.2017, 25.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 02.Jun.2017, 15.Aug.2017, 01.Nov.2017, 08.Dec.2017, 23.Dec.2017 - 31.Dec.2017

Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.
Weeks
Price in €
BOOK online at lowest price »
Note: All courses offered by Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Florence can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 70.00  €
Individual classes Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 45 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses: The school also offers:
Cooking courses for both amateurs and professionals (prices on request).
Private tuition Two-to-One (50 euros/lesson) and Three-to-One (60 euros/lesson).
Preparation courses for enrollment in Italian Universities.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 192 260 400 540 140 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night for one week bookings: € 32,00
Late arrival fee (after 22:00): € 25,00 No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
11 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 276 442 680 918 238 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: € 46,00
Late arrival fee (after 22:00): € 25,00
Price extra night:
34 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
14 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 228 377 580 783 203 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: € 38,00
Late arrival fee (after 22:00): € 25,00
Price extra night:
29 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 156 221 340 459 119 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: € 26,00
Late arrival fee (after 22:00): € 25,00
Price extra night:
17 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week
Price in € 204 286 440 594 154
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: € 34,00
Late arrival fee (after 22:00): € 25,00
Price extra night:
22 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
Phone, Bedding/linen, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 144 195 300 405 105 100
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: € 24,00
Late arrival fee (after 22:00): € 25,00 No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
  • Arrivals/departures to/from your accommodations outside of the stated schedule may incur additional charges and must be requested in advance.
    For all accommodations a credit card number will be required as a guarantee.
    Homestays: can be in the city centre as well as the outskirts.
    Use of the family kitchen is not allowed. Use of the washing machine is sometimes available for an extra fee.
    Most of the families have a TV that the student can watch.
    Telephone can only be used to receive calls.
    Double room accommodations:
    For bookings of only one week double rooms can only be booked by two participants traveling together.
    Airport Transfers must be requested upon enrollment.
    The rooms are available from Sunday afternoon (after 2:00 pm) before the course starts until Saturday morning (10:00 am) at the end of the course.
    NOTE: For students participating in the Italian Tour or Dolce Vita programmes, special accommodation prices apply.
  • Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
  • Single room: always
  • Optional airport transfer
    Pisa / S. Giusto: for 170 € (one way); for 340 € (return trip)
    Florence Peretola Airport: for 60 € (one way); for 120 € (return trip)

Leisure activities

activity possible distance from school
Ballet 3 km
Cooking 10 km
Dancing 1 km
Diving 3 km
Golf 15 km
Horse riding 20 km
Mountainbiking 40 km
Music 1 km
Sailing 60 km
Skiing 70 km
Swimming 15 km
Tennis 10 km
Yoga 5 km

Reviews

City
4.8/5.0 
Organisation
4.4/5.0 
Facilities
3.5/5.0 
Social activities
3.9/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.6/5.0 
Value for money
4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family
4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
3.9/5.0 
Other
4.4/5.0 
Students liked about Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Florence
The afternoon social activities.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
The teachers were very patient and professional
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Host Family
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: I had a great time. The classes in the morning might be a bit smaller. (12 people is quite a lot)
The level is was put in was right to my knowledge. Good work!
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Host Family
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: I enjoyed my trip to Florence and the learning result I achieved was worth the money I invested. I lived with a family that was very friendly welcoming.
Great location, close to Piazza del Duomo. Guided Tours to museums and churches etc..
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Shared Flat (apartment)
3.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Guided tours in "storia dell arte" with Monica- she is marvellous!
The staff is very friendly and helpful. There are relatively small groups. The teachers are good.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Other
5.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Try to discover the city, everything is within walking distance.

Brochures


Other Italian schools

Italian schools in Italy
Italian schools in the rest of the world
Comparison of all schools in Italy
onscroll="return false;">
X

Course Price Calculator - Quote

years
Starting date
Check-in date
Check-out date
No surprises!Here's the total price incl. all fees and sales taxes:
FREE cancellation
BOOK online at lowest price
Exclusive benefits only when booking with LanguageCourse.net:
  • Book with confidence: 45.488 language courses booked already through LanguageCourse.net. Trust in the #1 site for language courses.
# # # # # # # #
Secure your course today.

Free Price Quote PDF

Receive a free price quote in PDF format, sent to your email account, for the course at Scuola Leonardo da Vinci which you selected in the course price calculator. Keep it for your reference or share it with someone else.
For any additional questions please call +1-646 503 18 10 or use our contact form.

Free Price Quote PDF



Your message has been sent.


Free Price Quote PDF

Ask Scuola Leonardo da Vinci to confirm availability

Send message to school to confirm availability for:
Course:
Starting date:
Duration of course: weeks
Accommodation:
Check-in date:
Check-out date:
Airport transfer:
First Name:
Surname:
Email address:
Language level:

Comment for the school (optional):



Ask Scuola Leonardo da Vinci to confirm availability



Your query has been sent to Scuola Leonardo da Vinci to confirm availability of your chosen course on your requested dates.
There has been an error while processing your request:


Send Quote by email

Courses and accommodation