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Florence - Italian & Culture
7 language schools in Florence offering Italian & Culture courses, ranging from
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for a 2 week Italian course.

Learn about cultural aspects while attending Italian classes.

Overall rating of listed schools in Florence:
4.4/5.0 (280 reviews)
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 8
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: 30.Jan.2017, 13.Feb.2017, 27.Feb.2017, 13.Mar.2017, 27.Mar.2017, 10.Apr.2017, 24.Apr.2017, 08.May.2017, 22.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 14.Aug.2017, 28.Aug.2017, 11.Sep.2017, 25.Sep.2017, 09.Oct.2017, 23.Oct.2017, 06.Nov.2017, 20.Nov.2017, 04.Dec.2017

Comments:
Group language lessons in the morning + organised activities in the afternoon: tour of Florence, art visits to churches and museums, one cooking lesson, one excursion. The price of museums/bus/train tickets are not included in the price.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 25
Max. students per class: 8
Required language level: Lower intermediate (B1)
Starting dates: Every Monday

Comments:
Standard group course in the morning + 5 individual afternoon lessons/week focusing on different Italian topics such as Wine, Cooking, Politics, History, Fashion, Cinema and Music. This course is also available with 10 individual lessons/week. Group lessons are 45 minutes long. Individual lessons are 55 minutes long.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 8
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: Every Monday
Beginner level start only: 02.Jan.2017, 16.Jan.2017, 30.Jan.2017, 13.Feb.2017, 27.Feb.2017, 13.Mar.2017, 27.Mar.2017, 10.Apr.2017, 24.Apr.2017, 08.May.2017, 22.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 14.Aug.2017, 28.Aug.2017, 11.Sep.2017, 25.Sep.2017, 09.Oct.2017, 23.Oct.2017, 06.Nov.2017, 20.Nov.2017, 04.Dec.2017

Comments:
10 group grammar lessons in the morning + 10 one-to-one lessons in Museums + 1 cooking lesson and dinner.
The cultural and cooking program can be held in English upon request.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 24
Max. students per class: 10
Required language level: Lower intermediate (B1)
Starting dates: Every Monday

Comments:
Basic Intensive Course + twice per week 2 lessons on Italian life and culture.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 24
Max. students per class: 10
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: Every Monday
Beginner level start only: 09.Jan.2017, 23.Jan.2017, 06.Feb.2017, 20.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 20.Mar.2017, 03.Apr.2017, 18.Apr.2017, 02.May.2017, 15.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 12.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 14.Aug.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 18.Sep.2017, 02.Oct.2017, 16.Oct.2017, 30.Oct.2017, 13.Nov.2017, 27.Nov.2017, 11.Dec.2017

Comments:
Basic Intensive Course + 1 cooking lesson per week (approx. 3 hours).
School Size:
Lessons per week: 15
Max. students per class: 1
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: Every Monday
Beginner level start only: 09.Jan.2017, 23.Jan.2017, 06.Feb.2017, 20.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 20.Mar.2017, 03.Apr.2017, 18.Apr.2017, 02.May.2017, 15.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 12.Jun.2017, 26.Jun.2017, 10.Jul.2017, 24.Jul.2017, 07.Aug.2017, 21.Aug.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 18.Sep.2017, 02.Oct.2017, 16.Oct.2017, 30.Oct.2017, 13.Nov.2017, 27.Nov.2017, 11.Dec.2017

Comments:
1 week in Camogli (15 private lessons, accommodation in the teacher's home) + 1 week in Florence (20 group lessons, accommodation in a host family).

Limited availability in Camogli -- book early!!
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: Every Monday
Beginner level start only: 09.Jan.2017, 23.Jan.2017, 06.Feb.2017, 20.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 20.Mar.2017, 03.Apr.2017, 18.Apr.2017, 02.May.2017, 15.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 12.Jun.2017, 26.Jun.2017, 10.Jul.2017, 24.Jul.2017, 07.Aug.2017, 21.Aug.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 18.Sep.2017, 02.Oct.2017, 16.Oct.2017, 30.Oct.2017, 13.Nov.2017, 27.Nov.2017, 11.Dec.2017

Comments:
Price includes 20 hours group Italian lessons + 4 cooking lessons and the resulting dinner at home with the landlady (la mamma), who will be your cooking teacher.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 30
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Lower intermediate (B1)
Starting dates: 23.Jan.2017, 06.Feb.2017, 20.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 20.Mar.2017, 10.Apr.2017, 24.Apr.2017, 08.May.2017, 22.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 07.Aug.2017, 21.Aug.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 18.Sep.2017, 02.Oct.2017, 16.Oct.2017, 06.Nov.2017, 20.Nov.2017, 04.Dec.2017

Comments:
For the culture lessons, the student can choose between: Art history, Contemporary Florence, Florence from Middle Ages to Renaissance, History, Social History from 1940 to 2000, Italy in the European Union, Literature, Contemporary Literature, Italian Cinema.
Tickets to museums not included.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: 06.Mar.2017, 13.Mar.2017, 10.Apr.2017, 24.Apr.2017, 08.May.2017, 22.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 18.Sep.2017

Comments:
Five days of language, culture, food and wine. Includes guided tours of Florence by foot and a leisurely travel to the Chianti countryside by bus, as well as visits to historical sights. The programme will be completed by an aperitivo (typical Italian habit), for a bit of Tuscan flavour.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 26
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Lower intermediate (B1)
Starting dates: 06.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 03.Apr.2017, 02.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 04.Sep.2017, 02.Oct.2017, 30.Oct.2017, 27.Nov.2017

Comments:
Cooking classes: 2 afternoon sessions of 3 lessons per week.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 18
Max. students per class: 10
Required language level: Elementary (A2)
Starting dates: 08.May.2017, 04.Sep.2017

Comments:
It includes activities like cooking lessons, excursions, lectures, food and wine itineraries.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: Every Monday
Beginner level start only: 02.Jan.2017, 16.Jan.2017, 30.Jan.2017, 13.Feb.2017, 27.Feb.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 20.Mar.2017, 03.Apr.2017, 18.Apr.2017, 02.May.2017, 15.May.2017, 29.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 14.Aug.2017, 28.Aug.2017, 11.Sep.2017, 25.Sep.2017, 09.Oct.2017, 23.Oct.2017, 06.Nov.2017, 20.Nov.2017, 04.Dec.2017, 11.Dec.2017

Comments:
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.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 25
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Lower intermediate (B1)
Starting dates: Every Monday

Comments:
Intensive Italian Course + 5 individual culture classes per week.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: 03.Apr.2017, 15.May.2017, 11.Sep.2017, 09.Oct.2017

Comments:
Learn Italian in a pleasant and relaxing environment and attend a wide variety of cultural activities, such as: visits to vineyards; artisan and fashion workshops; museums; a week-end excursion in Tuscany; a lesson in Tuscan cuisine; dinner and aperitivo with students and teachers...
Lessons per week: 10
Max. students per class: 1
Starting dates: Every first Monday of month

Comments:
The cultural programme includes 10 hours of language tuition per week, fullboard accommodation, 3 afternoons of activities with the teacher or adult member of the family, entrance fees and transport. Extra language lessons are charged at 40 EUR per hour. Activities: Piazza del Duomo, S. Maria del Fiore, Battistero, Piazza Signoria, Uffizi Gallery, Piazza Santa Croce Basilica, walk along the famous Lungarno, Ponte Vecchio

Events in FlorenceBest time to take a language course in Florence

January
Pitti Immagine Uomo
Pitti Immagine Uomo

10 Jan. 2017 - 13 Jan. 2017Pitti Immagine events are among the most important ones in the fashion industry. Pitti Immagine Uomo is a fashion fair entirely dedicated to the latest trends and innovations in menswear. Presented twice yearly, once in the winter and then again in summer.

Pitti Imagine Bimbo
Pitti Imagine Bimbo

19 Jan. 2017 - 21 Jan. 2017The Pitti Immagine events are among the most important ones in the fashion industry. Pitti Immagine Bimbo is dedicated to clothing tendencies for children ages 0-14. Two editions yearly: winter and summer.

Pitti Imagine Filati
Pitti Imagine Filati

25 Jan. 2017 - 27 Jan. 2017Pitti Immagine events are among the most important ones in the fashion industry. Pitti Immagine Filati is a trade show dedicated to yarn of all types and for all uses, from clothing manufacture to home knitting and fibre art.

February
Tourisma- International Archeology
Tourisma- International Archeology

17 Feb. 2017 - 19 Feb. 2017TourismA - International Archaeological Exhibition. is a yearly event where important figures from the world or archaeology can meet to present their findings, consult with others, and exchange ideas and information about anything and everything to do with ancient history.

Danza in Fiera
Danza in Fiera

23 Feb. 2017 - 26 Feb. 2017Publicized as a trade fair and show, Danza in Fiera is Italy's main dance event focusing on dancing and ballroom dancing in particular. There are competitions, masterclasses, castings, and open lessons as well as stands selling some on the best related products on the market.

April
Scoppio del Carro (Explosion of the Cart)
Scoppio del Carro (Explosion of the Cart)

16 Apr. 2017One of the loudest folk traditions of the Easter season in Italy, the "explosion of the cart" is literally that, a wagon filled with fireworks that is set alight. The fuse runs from the alter of the cathedral and is lit by the priest.

International Italian Handicrafts
International Italian Handicrafts

22 Apr. 2017 - 30 Apr. 2017Annual handicrafts trade fair that has been running for well over 70 years. With crafts of all types, be inspired by the creativity and craftsmanship of hundreds of artisans. There is literally something here for everyone.

Florece Bike Festival
Florece Bike Festival

23 Apr. 2017A weekend festival in Cascine park dedicated to bicycles of all types with events, tests, demonstrations, shows and even an expo village where you can acquire all your biking needs. Family friendly event for the eco-conscious who truly believe that bicycles set you free.

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

24 Apr. 2017 - 30 Jun. 2017The first music festival ever in Italy, the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino began as an opera festival in 1933. It attracts some of the biggest names of the classical music genre from Italy and around the world.

Tango Festival
Tango Festival

25 Apr. 2017 - 01 May. 2017A week of tango, passion and the good life in Florence. Take lessons or attend milongas hosted by guest DJs in some truly spectacular locations. Mingle with the artists, and dance with new friends from around the globe.

June
San Giovanni
San Giovanni

24 Jun. 2017Feast of Saint John, the patron saint of Florence. Countless events are organised around the city including boat races on the Arno, a historical parade, the final match of the Calcio Storico and even a nighttime marathon. The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks display.

Historical football in costume
Historical football in costume

24 Jun. 2017Florence celebrates its patron saint John with a game of Calcio Storico, an early form of football. The game is played in period dress with competing teams representing the four quarters of the city.

September
Rificolona
Rificolona

07 Sep. 2017The festa della Rificolona is a folk festival held every year in the heart of Florence. It includes a popular parade, music and myriad paper lanterns carried by children. The tradition dates back to the 12th century and celebrates the birthday of the Virgin Mary.

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