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Students rated schools in Florence overall:

Rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars

4.4/5.0 (515 reviews)
ABC, Florence
Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Italy
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Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Florence
Istituto Il David, Florence
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Linguaviva, Florence
Accademia Europea Di Firenze, Florence
Centro Koinè, Florence
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Europass, Italian Language School, Florence
Centro Machiavelli, Florence
Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence, Florence
Scuola Lorenzo de Medici, Florence
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Florence

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Key Facts about Florence

Florence: Florence, a city in the heart of Tuscany, is known as the capital of the Renaissance. The city is one of Italy's most atmospheric and pleasant, with striking buildings, formidable galleries and treasure filled churches attest to the city´s cultural and historical heritage. The famous and vibrant Ponte Vecchio connects the historical and busy part of the city with the quiet part on the other side of the river Arno.

Population: 350,000

Elevation: 50 m. above sea level

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Tuscany, Province of Florence

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1237 USD)

Name of city in Italian: Firenze

Florence quality of life rating:

Rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

4.7/5.0 (515 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

3 universities in Florence

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:59* (41% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:73* (27% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Italy average):3.92 € (13% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Plug Type L
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airports

Florence Peretola (FLR) - 4 km. from Florence city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 3,00 €, 12 minutes.

Main stops: Faccioli, Vivaldi

Taxi: 22 €, 10 minutes drive to city center of Florence

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: London City, London Gatwick, London Luton
Pisa / S. Giusto (PSA) - 69 km. from Florence city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 60 minutes, 4,99 €, 75 minutes.

Main stops: Pisa Central Station, S. Frediano A Settimo, S. Miniato F., Montelupo Caprala, Le Piagge, Firenze Santa Maria Novella

Taxi: 124 €, 80 minutes drive to city center of Florence

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Belfast International, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow Prestwick, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • USA: New York John F. Kennedy
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ) - 84 km. from Florence city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 16,00 €, 110 minutes.

Main stops: Beer, San Felice, Central Staton, Bologna Centrale, Firenze Santa Maria Novella – Unita'Italian/Farmacia Stazion, Rome Duomo, Orsanmichele, Canto Alla Quarconia, Ghibellina/Baiana Viaggi

Taxi: 150 €, 90 minutes drive to city center of Florence

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester
  • Ireland: Dublin

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Events in FlorenceBest time to take a language course in Florence



07 Sep. 2019The 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.

What to do in Florence

The Uffizi Gallery
The Uffizi Gallery
The Church of Santa Maria Novella
The Church of Santa Maria Novella
Basilica of San Lorenzo
Basilica of San Lorenzo
Centro Storico
Centro Storico
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