A small city of 145,000 inhabitants, Salerno is nevertheless the main city on the Amalfi coast. Niched at the summit of cliffs and overhanging the emerald sea, Salerni is a real jewel in the heart of Italy. This authentic city benefits from an easy access to various tourist sites in the surrounding areas such as Pompeii and Paestum, or else in the cities of Sorrento, Capri and Positano.
But Salerno has manage to preserve itself from mass tourism and has conserved its typically Italian charm. It is a city with a low cost of living which breathes tranquility. With its historical centre where Arechi Castle and the Romanesque cathedral, its most diverse museums and its churches reign, Salerno has something to satisfy all lovers of culture. Moreover, the city was home to the most important centre of medical knowledge, the "Schola Medica Salernitana", in the Middle Ages. With its mild climate and its small streets, Salerno encourages strolling and farniente. The captivating scents of the lemons which grow in the region, an incomparable view of the sea, and the exquisite flavours of the tomatoes of San Marzano. Multiple pleasures which a walk in the streets of the city arouse. Hesitate no longer for a language study stay in one of the most stimulating regions of Italy!