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4.4/5.0 (436 reviews)
ABC-Palazzo Malvisi, Florence

The school is located in the heart of Florence, in the characteristic neighbourhood of Santa Croce. It is close to the Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, the Ponte Vecchio and the most important... More

Quality of teaching:4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.2/5.0
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Accademia Europea Di Firenze, Florence

Accademia Europea di Firenze (AEF) is located in the heart of Florence. The school building is a quick walk from the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Piazza Signoria and much more. AEF is dedicated to... More

Quality of teaching:4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
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Centro Koinè, Florence
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The school is situated in the historic centre of Florence, close to Piazza Santa Croce, just a few hundred meters away from the Sant'Ambrogio market and the flea market. There are many popular bars... More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.3/5.0
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Florence

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
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Europass, Italian Language School, Florence

Europass is the most vibrant and joyful Italian language school in Florence! Its cosy atmosphere, the friendly and informal teaching style and being surrounded by friends from all over the world... More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.1/5.0
Course Categories (6)Accommodation (3)Facilities (14)
Linguaviva, Florence

The school is situated near the central railway station in the city centre of Florence, close to all the shops and restaurants. More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.0/5.0
Course Categories (9)Accommodation (3)Facilities (6)
Centro Machiavelli, Florence

It is located in the historic centre of Florence, in Piazza Santo Spirito, a short walk from Ponte Vecchio. The neighbourhood of Santo Spirito is lively and is home to artisan workshops, artist... More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.6/5.0
Course Categories (6)Accommodation (2)Facilities (6)
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci, Florence

The school is situated in a historical palazzo with a magnificent view of the Cathedral, in the heart of downtown Florence, only a few minutes walk from the most famous sights. More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.9/5.0
Course Categories (11)Accommodation (3)Facilities (13)
Scuola Lorenzo de Medici, Florence

The school is situated in the San Lorenzo quarter, in the heart of the old city, just a few steps away from the Medici chapels and the famous central market area. More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.8/5.0
Course Categories (3)Accommodation (3)Facilities (4)
Centro Fiorenza - IH Florence, Florence

The school's premises are located right in the historic city centre, in a seventeenth century palace with classrooms overlooking the river Arno offering a delightful view. The left side of the river,... More

Quality of teaching:4.2/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.7/5.0
Course Categories (11)Accommodation (4)Facilities (6)
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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.

Key Facts about Florence

Population: 350,000 Inhabitants

Elevation: 50 m. above sea level

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

Region: Tuscany, Province of Florence

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1565 USD)

Name of City in Italian: Firenze

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.

Florence Quality of Life Rating:
4.7/5.0  (436 reviews by our former students)

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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):3.80 € (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 240 minutes, 3,00 €, 20 minutes.

Main stops: Florence Vespucci Airport, 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

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

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


Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

05 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018The 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.


San Giovanni
San Giovanni

24 Jun. 2018Feast 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. 2018Florence 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.



07 Sep. 2018The 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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