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Monnalisa Italian Language and CultureFlorence, Italy

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What we like about the school
  • Located in the historical centre of Florence, in a charming medieval palace.
  • Afternoon activities can include museum visits, conversation, games, cooking class, Florence tour and more.
What we dislike about the school
  • Nationality mix could be more balanced. 50% of students are from USA
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Location: Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture is located in the city hailed as the birthplace of the renaissance, Florence, in northern Italy. The school is housed in the heart of the city centre, just a few moments' walk from attractions such as the Theatro Verdi, Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Bargello National Museum, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and much more. Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture is also close to shops, cafés, restaurants and supermarkets, ensuring that students have all they need to enjoy the city in comfort, whilst achieving their language goals.

School facilities: The school's facilities offer students everything that they might need to reach their language goals, in a welcoming and friendly environment. The facilities include a movie room, library, free after-class language learning software and a student support desk for any questions or queries that may arise. All classrooms are equipped with televisions, heating and ample natural light to help create an optimal learning environment.

Course selection: Course selection includes something for students of all levels, General Italian courses taught over various intensities and schedules, throughout the whole year. Exam preparation courses for the CILS exam are also available all year round, with personalised Senior programmes available for the more senior students. The Monnalisa School of Italian Language and Culture also provide courses in English, Latin and Italian literature.
  • The language school Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture was founded in Florence, Italy in 2016.
  • Legal name / parent company: MonaLisa S.n.c. Die Verdone & Venturini
  • Tax registration ID: IT06680460489

Italian Courses

General Language
Exam Preparation

Information for all courses offered by Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture

Lesson duration
60 minutes
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 32 €. 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.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024 - 09 Jan 2024, 25 Apr 2024, 01 May 2024, 02 Jun 2024, 15 Aug 2024, 08 Dec 2024, 25 Dec 2024 - 31 Dec 2024.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via email.

Lessons needed per Italian language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
Note: All courses offered by Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture, Florence can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.


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Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture

Accreditations and Quality seals
ISO 9000/9001Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
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)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:00
Student gender mix
25% male / 75% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 3

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Accessible Toilet

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 8
Throughout the year: 12
Minimum age of students
17 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 3
Adult courses Throughout the year: 3
Junior courses In summer: 1
Junior courses Throughout the year: 1
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 38 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cooking1 km
Dancing5 km
Football (soccer)2 km
Horse riding30 km
Mountainbiking20 km
Music1 km
Squash6 km
Swimming2 km
Tennis8 km
Yoga1 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

- Museum visits
- Afternoon conversation
- Watching a film in school
- Playing games
- Cooking class
- Florence tour

Adults - Paid activities

- Museum visits
- Afternoon conversation
- Watching a film in school
- Playing games
- Cooking class
- Florence tour


Via dei Pandolfini 20 - 50122 Florence
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FAQ about Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture, Florence

  • Italian courses at Monnalisa start at 95 € for Standard Italian Course course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Monnalisa Italian varies from 1 students (Online One-to-One Course ) to 10 students (Standard Italian Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture comes from USA with a 50% representation, followed by students from England (15%) and Switzerland (15%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Monnalisa Italian Language and Culture offers courses from 17 years to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 38 for the rest of the year.
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