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Scuola Virgilio, Trapani (Sicily), Italy


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Via Osorio, 24 - Trapani - 91100 Trapani (Sicily) - see on map
Scuola Virgilio - Together in the city

What we like about the school

  • School just next to the beach
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.

What we dislike about the school

  • Younger students should consider that the average age of students at this school is significantly higher than at most other schools.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: Scuola Virgilio is located in the beautiful Sicilian town of Trapani, Italy. The school is a five minute walk from the Trapani Train Station, and there are a number of shops and restaurants closeby. Local attractions such as the Fountain of Saturn, The Contemporary Art Museum and The Museum of Illusions Trapani are all within proximity of the school, ensuring that students have ample opportunity to create lasting memories whilst completing their language goals.

Course selection: Course selection includes options of group lessons, as well as tailored-made one-to-one programmes. The Standard General programme is available to all levels, with a specialised all-inclusive course of "Learning in a Teacher's Home" popular amongst individual students looking for an immersive experience. One-to-one courses are readily available throughout the year, with private lessons also being able to be taken in conjunction with a group programme. The school also offers courses to learn English and Spanish.

Accommodation: Scuola Virgilio is happy to assist students with their accommodation, offering options of Homestay with local families and Student Residence, the whole year-round.

School facilities: All classrooms are well equipped and spacious with heating, air conditioning and ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

Methodology: The school's native teaching staff offer dynamic lessons with a communicative and informal style approach, allowing for personalised attention for each student.
  • The language school Scuola Virgilio was founded in Trapani (Sicily), Italy in 2006.
  • Legal name / parent company: Scuola Virgilio Società Cooperativa
  • Tax registration ID: IT02428030817

Italian Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Information for all courses offered by Scuola Virgilio
Comments about courses

Airport transfers:

  • From Trapani Birgi TPS airport (10 miles from Trapani): EUR 30 one way private transfer.
  • From Palermo Punta Raisi PMO airport (50 miles from Trapani): EUR 100 one way private transfer or EUR 25 one way group transfer.

    The registration fee includes:
  • processing fees,
  • placement test,
  • attendance certificate,
  • welcome pack with tourist information,
  • student card with discounts and advantages in a series of affiliated shops,
  • access to the multimedia library,
  • membership at online conversation exchange group.
Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
90.00 €
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 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.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023, 01 Jun. 2023, 04 Sep. 2023, 04 Oct. 2023, 05 Jan. 2023, 06 Feb. 2023, 11 Jan. 2023, 12 Aug. 2023.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per Italian language level

Level (CEFR)Level descriptionsLESSONS needed per levelWEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1BeginnerNo knowledge, or an understanding of only a very few basic words/phrases.A1 to A2804
A2ElementaryCan understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobbies.A2 to B11608
B1IntermediateCan speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation.B1 to B21809
B2Higher IntermediateCan speak about abstract topics, produce clear detailed text on many subjects.B2 to C120010
C1AdvancedCan use language flexibly and effectively.C1 to C222011
C2ProfiencyCan express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
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
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
Note: All courses offered by Scuola Virgilio, Trapani (Sicily) can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Scuola Virgilio

“My childhood dream to bring the world to Trapani: 15 years in the making, over 2000 students from 50+ countries and counting. Learn languages, love life!”
Accreditations and Quality seals
Italian in ItalyLICETPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Italian teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
80% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:15
Student gender mix:
30% male / 70% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Scuola Virgilio and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 4
    Number of public PC workstations: 4
    Free parking (<500m)

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 4
Adult courses Throughout the year: 2
Average age of students
In summer: 40 years
Throughout the year: 50 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
Express shipment fee (via courier)
50 €
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
Basketball1 km
Dancing4 km
Diving15 km
Football (soccer)-
Horse riding10 km
Mountainbiking4 km
Sailing1 km
Tennis1 km
Windsurfing15 km
Yoga5 km
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
Sample Social Programme for June 2022
Sample Social Programme for June 2022




Rating: 4.0/5.0

Overall school rating of
Scuola Virgilio, Trapani (Sicily)
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Social activities

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Quality of teaching

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Value for money

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Course: 2 weeks Standard Group Class + 1 week CELI Exam Preparation (10 Private Classes) - 3 weeks
21. Nov. 2019


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Questions and answers about Scuola Virgilio

  • Yes, the school offers group classes all year around, Sicily is a very seasonal destination so the ammount of students is smaller in the winter months compared to summer, so the groups are normally way more reduced.
  • We have received feedback describing them as very enthusiastic teachers, with a lot of humor. The lessons are an excellent mix of free speaking, clear explanations of grammar, reading of texts and exercises and individual correction.
  • The school moved location in September 2022, from Via Bernardo Bonaiuto to Via Osorio, closer to the train station.
  • Yes, both the school and the student residence are located in the old town, close to the beach.

FAQ about Scuola Virgilio, Trapani (Sicily)

  • As most schools, Scuola Virgilio offers a replacement in form of private lessons. Here the replacement is around 2 private lessons for every 5 group lessons booked.
  • The accommodation Student Residence is the most popular among all our clients of Scuola Virgilio
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Scuola Virgilio varies from 1 students (Standard Course at Teacher's Home) to 9 students (Standard Course )
  • 100% of teachers at Scuola Virgilio hold a university degree. 80% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Scuola Virgilio comes from Germany with a 20% representation, followed by students from USA (15%) and France (8%).
  • Scuola Virgilio offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 40 during the summer and 50 for the rest of the year.


Scuola Virgilio Brochure (PDF)
Scuola Virgilio Brochure (PDF)

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