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Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Siena, Italy

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

Students rated Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Siena : 4.4/5.0   (46 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Excellent rating of host family accommodation
Excellent rating of student apartments
Homestay accommodation very close to school

2. Siena  

Events which might make your stay even more interesting in Siena:

Estate Musicale Chigiana (01.Jul.2016 - 31.Aug.2016), Siena Jazz (15.Jul.2016 - 10.Aug.2016), Palio August (16.Aug.2016)

Other Italian schools in Siena offering Italian coursesDante Alighieri 4.2/5.0 

3. Scuola Leonardo da Vinci

General Information

The language school Scuola Leonardo da Vinci was founded in Siena, Italy in 1991. The school is located in a typical Sienese street in the historic centre of Siena, next to Piazza San Domenico and a three-minute walk from Piazza del Campo.

The school address is: Via del Paradiso 16, 53100 - Siena (Italy).


Facilities

Free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, lounge, balcony / terrace, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




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Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Florence Airport Amerigo Vespucci (FLR).  It takes 100 minutes by bus / train to school.


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 50
Adult courses throughout the year: 40
School Size
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Average number of levels: Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 6
Number of classrooms: 8
Number of public workstations: 2
Italian teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 25 years
throughout the year: 30 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Top student nationalities: Brazil 4 %
Germany 17 %
England 6 %
France 6 %
Holland 5 %
Russia 3 %
Sweden 3 %
 
Italy 1 %
Japan 3 %
Switzerland 9 %
Spain 1 %
USA 17 %
 

4. Courses

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Intensive Italian Language Course Popular <Italian> course
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 10
200 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
2
Private Tuition
Lessons per week: 15  | Max. group size: 1
642 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 675
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Supplement for lunch with the teacher: 80 Euros per day. Private lessons during the week of Christmas and New Year only on request.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
3
La Dolce Vita
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 10
428 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 450
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In addition to language classes in the morning, attend a wide variety of cultural activities in the afternoons, such as: Guided city tour and local aperitif in the Campo square; visit to the imposing cathedral of Siena; traditional Tuscan dinner; guided visit to the fascinating fountains; introduction to Tuscan cuisine; weekend excursion through the gorgeous Chianti countryside, cellar visit and wine tasting; Siena, its ‘Contrade’ and the historical horse race of the ‘Palio’ - lesson and video about a unique medieval tradition; ’Pecorino’ cheese tasting, guided tour of the ‘Palazzo Pubblico’, Siena’s graceful gothic town hall; guided tour to Siena's stunningly beautiful churches.
Starting dates 2016: 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 26.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
4
Long Term Semester Course
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 10
0 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 24 28 32 36 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- 3120
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
5
Sabbatical Year
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 10
0 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 48 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5280
5016
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Professional
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 10
656 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € -- 1380
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1967
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Intensive Course + 10 private lessons per week in the selected professional field. Possible areas of specialization for private lessons include: Business Correspondence; Business Italian; Italian for Banking; Italian for Law; Italian for the Hotel Industry; The Language of Wine & Food; The Language of Tourism; Italian for Flight Attendants; Italian for Health Care; The Language of Fashion; The Language of Architecture; Italian Literature; Italian Cinema; The Language of the Libretti/Opera; The History & Language of Theatre.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 12:30  - 14:00
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
7
Super Intensive (20 Group + 10 Individual)
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 10
580 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 610
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 12:30  - 14:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Super Intensive (20 Group + 5 Individual)
Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 10
390 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 12:30  - 13:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
9
Italy Today - Language and Culture Course
Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 10
357 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- 780
741
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Intensive Course + 5 culture classes per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 12:45  - 13:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
10
Italian Tour
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 10
171 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € -- 380
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152
Learn Italian and discover Italy at the same time:
20 group Italian lessons/week in at least 2 different cities. Choose between Florence, Milan, Siena and Rome. The school provides assistance for the organisation of the transfers between the cities (cost not included).
Please specify which schools you would like to attend and in which order in the comments field of the registration form.
Special prices for accommodation
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 18.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 30.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 16.Aug.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 26.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 24.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 21.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
11
Diploma Firenze, DELI-AIL
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 10
329 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- 1385
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Intensive Course + 10 exam preparation lessons per week. The course price includes the exam fees.
Starting dates 2016: 07.Mar.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 29.Aug.2016, 07.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:15
Afternoon: 12:30  - 14:00
Required language level Elementary (A2)
Exam dates 01.Apr.2016, 01.Jul.2016, 23.Sep.2016, 02.Dec.2016
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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.
Exams offered: DELI-AIL ,  Florence AIL Diplomas
Average examination results: 100% at DELI-AIL
see above at Florence AIL Diplomas
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, 15.Aug.2016, 19.Sep.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 07.Dec.2016, 08.Dec.2016, 19.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, Italian, French, English
Comments about courses: The school also offers: - Cooking courses for both amateurs and professionals (prices on request).
Private tuition One-to-Two (55 euros/lesson) and One-to-Three (70 euros/lesson).

5. Accommodation

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Apartment
Single room, No meals
192 € per week
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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for 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 price for one week bookings: 32 Euro.
Price extra night: 20 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 8 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
2
Homestay
Single room, Half board
276 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 276 442 680 918 238
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: 46 Euro.
Price extra night: 34 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
3
Homestay
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Half board
228 € per week
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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 228 377 580 783 203
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: 38 Euro
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: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
4
Homestay
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Breakfast
156 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week
Price in € 156 221 340 459 119
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Extra night price for one week bookings: 26 Euro
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: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
5
Homestay
Single room, Breakfast
204 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for 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 Euro
Price extra night: 22 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
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Apartment
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), No meals
144 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for 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 Euro.
Price extra night: 15 € (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: Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment 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 centre of Siena 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 to Saturday morning (10:00 am) at the end of the course. For arrivals after 10 pm there is an extra charge of 25 Euro.
NOTE: For students participating the Italian Tour or Dolce Vita programme, special accommodation prices apply.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: Peretola (FLR): for 200 € (one way)
Galileo Galilei (PSA): for 240 € (one way)
Stazione di Siena, Bus Terminal: for 45 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 10 € to the city center

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Cooking     1 km
Golf     30 km
Horse riding     15 km
Mountainbiking     5 km
Swimming     2 km
Tennis     3 km
Yoga     2 km
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
guided tours, dinners, italian cinema, lectures, wine tastings, excursions

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.4/5.0 
(46 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 3.7/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.2/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 4.6/5.0 
Other 4.6/5.0 
Students liked about Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Siena
"Very small, they know you personally within the first day! Time to ask and time for long explanations if you don't understand right away!!!!" - (24 years)
"The level of the classes was good for me and it's great that they start at 9." - (22 years)
"Small groups, many possibilities of free time activities" - (29 years)
"Quality of the lessons and the free time program" - (28 years)
"Nice and kind people, very competent teachers." - (63 years)
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