Italian school in Florence: Linguaviva

From 280.- EUR
approx 253.- GBP
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Key points

  • City with an exceptional artistic heritage
  • Cosmopolitan and friendly language school
  • Italian course combined with cooking lessons
  • Wide choice of accommodation

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Shared apartment
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
United States, China, Brazil, etc..
ratings
119 authentic opinions

Key points

  • City with an exceptional artistic heritage
  • Cosmopolitan and friendly language school
  • Italian course combined with cooking lessons
  • Wide choice of accommodation

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Shared apartment
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
United States, China, Brazil, etc..
ratings
119 authentic opinions

Just a stone’s throw from the historic centre of Florence, this Italian language school is located on a quiet street next to the central train station. It occupies a three-storey building dating from the 19th century. Offering optimal conditions for learning Italian, Linguaviva has 15 comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms equipped with audio and video material. The language school also offers free internet access. For relaxing during breaks or after your Italian lessons, you can enjoy the school’s garden, or head into the centre of Florence for a cappuccino or an aperitivo.

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Included in the price

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  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme
  • Level and needs assessment
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 2 - 48 week(s)
2 week(s) - From EUR 480.-
(about GBP 426.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 or 13:30 - 17:00 depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
480
1020
810
3
680
1490
1175
4
880
1960
1540
6
1280
2900
2270
8
1680
3840
3000
12
2180
5420
4160
16
2880
7200
5520
24
4040
10520
8000
Extra week (24+)
165
435
330
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
08.01 / 05.02 / 05.03 / 03.04 / 30.04 / 28.05 / 02.07 / 27.08 / 24.09 / 22.10 / 19.11.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Intermediate, 2 - 12 week(s)
2 week(s) - From EUR 680.-
(about GBP 603.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Intermediate
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00 or 11:00-12:30 + 13:30-17:00 depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
680
1220
1010
3
980
1790
1475
4
1280
2360
1940
6
1880
3500
2870
8
2480
4640
3800
12
3680
6920
5660
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
08.01 / 05.02 / 05.03 / 03.04 / 30.04 / 28.05 / 02.07 / 27.08 / 24.09 / 22.10 / 19.11.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course

Beginner to Advanced, 2 - 5 week(s)
2 week(s) - From EUR 1440.-
(about GBP 1277.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 10 one-to-one)
Course duration
2 - 5 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
1440
1980
1770
3
2120
2930
2615
4
2800
3880
3460
5
3480
4830
4305
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
08.01 / 05.02 / 05.03 / 03.04 / 30.04 / 28.05 / 02.07 / 27.08 / 24.09 / 22.10 / 19.11.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Italian + Cooking

Beginner to Advanced, 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
2 week(s) - From EUR 980.-
(about GBP 869.-)
Lessons
26 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 cooking)
Course duration
2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 14:00-17:00 (Mo-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
980
1520
1310
3
1430
2240
1925
4
1880
2960
2540
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
08.01 / 05.02 / 05.03 / 03.04 / 30.04 / 28.05 / 02.07 / 24.09 / 22.10 / 19.11.2018
Bank holidays
02.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Italian + arts

Elementary to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1580.-
(about GBP 1401.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 arts)
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 14:00-17:00 (Mo-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4
1580
2660
2240
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
08.01 / 05.02 / 05.03 / 03.04 / 30.04 / 28.05 / 02.07 / 27.08 / 24.09 / 22.10 / 19.11.2018
Bank holidays
02.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2018
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 06.01.2018
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 280.-
(about GBP 248.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 or 13:30 - 17:00 depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
280
550
445
2
480
1020
810
3
680
1490
1175
4
880
1960
1540
6
1280
2900
2270
8
1680
3840
3000
12
2180
5420
4160
16
2880
7200
5520
24
4040
10520
8000
Extra week (24+)
165
435
330
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Starting dates (new session)
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 06.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Intermediate, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 380.-
(about GBP 337.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Intermediate
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00 or 11:00-12:30 + 13:30-17:00 depending on level

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
380
650
545
2
680
1220
1010
3
980
1790
1475
4
1280
2360
1940
6
1880
3500
2870
8
2480
4640
3800
12
3680
6920
5660
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Starting dates (new session)
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 06.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Combined course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 5 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 760.-
(about GBP 674.-)
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 10 one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 5 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
1
760
1030
925
2
1440
1980
1770
3
2120
2930
2615
4
2800
3880
3460
5
3480
4830
4305
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Starting dates (new session)
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 06.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Italian + Cooking

Beginner to Advanced, 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
2 week(s) - From EUR 880.-
(about GBP 780.-)
Lessons
26 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 6 cooking)
Course duration
2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 14:00-17:00 (Mo-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
2
880
1420
1210
3
1180
1990
1675
4
1470
2550
2130
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Bank holidays
22.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 06.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Italian + arts

Elementary to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1580.-
(about GBP 1401.-)
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 arts)
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 14:00-17:00 (Mo-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Shared apartment, single room, no meals
4
1580
2660
2240
All prices are in EUR.   EUR 1 ≈ GBP 0.95   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 29.04 / 27.05 / 01.07 / 29.07 / 26.08 / 23.09 / 21.10 / 18.11.2019
Bank holidays
22.04 / 25.04 / 01.05 / 15.08 / 01.11.2019
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 05.01.2019
22.12.2019 - 06.01.2020

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

Course material (varies according to level and duration of course) 25 EUR
One-to-one course (20 lessons/week) 960 EUR
One-to-one course (30 lessons/week) 1440 EUR
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) 100 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Florence) 55 EUR
Course material (to be paid on site) (varies according to level and duration of course)
One-to-one course (20 lessons/week) 960 EUR
One-to-one course (30 lessons/week) 1440 EUR
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) 100 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Florence) 55 EUR

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, double room, half board
Host family, double room, breakfast
Shared apartment, double room, no meals
Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, double room, half board
Host family, double room, breakfast
Shared apartment, double room, no meals

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.3/5
Overall rating

97% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

119 students gave their opinion about this school

34 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, October – November 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
18 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, October 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
21 years old - Germany
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
19 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
18 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, durch viel Kontakt zu anderen Studenten, bei dem italienisch die bevorzugte Sprache war. »
24 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
20 years old - Belgium
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
18 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
35 years old - Austria
/ 5
Florenz ist meine italienische lieblingsstadtMit hat sehr gut gefallen dass in der Schule Leute aus der ganzen welt waren Sehr netter gastgeber
2 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« Am besten hat mir an der Schule gefallen dass Leute aus der ganzen welt dort waren »
Top tips
« Verona obwohl ich nicht dort war Möglichst viele Ausflüge wahrnehmen »
19 years old - Spain
/ 5
3 weeks, July 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.7 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

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Host family
This is the ideal option for those who want to experience the Italian way of life and improve their Italian in a friendly atmosphere. Host families offer accommodation about 15 minutes by bus from the school. Whether you stay in a large family or with just one person, you will have your own single room (double if you are traveling with another student) and can choose between half-board and breakfast only.

Shared apartments
Our partner school in Florence also offers accommodation in apartments, shared with other students, about 15 minutes' walk from the school. You can either have your own room or share if you are traveling with a friend. The apartments each have three or more bedrooms and are fully equipped with a kitchen where you can prepare your own meals and a bathroom (towels and sheets are provided) which are shared. This accommodation option is ideal for meeting international students and sharing the unique experience of learning Italian in the heart of Florence.

On request, our partner school also offers accommodation in private apartments (1 or 2 people).

Contact us to find out the prices for other accommodation options.

Host family
This is the ideal option for those who want to experience the Italian way of life and improve their Italian in a friendly atmosphere. Host families offer accommodation about 15 minutes by bus from the school. Whether you stay in a large family or with just one person, you will have your own single room (double if you are travelling with another student) and can choose between half-board and breakfast only.

Shared apartments
Our partner school in Florence also offers accommodation in apartments, shared with other students, about 15 minutes' walk from the school. You can either have your own room or share if you are travelling with a friend. The apartments each have three or more bedrooms and are fully equipped with a kitchen where you can prepare your own meals and a bathroom (towels and sheets are provided) which are shared. This accommodation option is ideal for meeting international students and sharing the unique experience of learning Italian in the heart of Florence. On request, our partner school also offers accommodation in private apartments (1 or 2 people).

The European capital of art, Florence is a city whose rich past invites you to explore its cobbled streets. The city is a museum in itself, an incarnation of the Renaissance offering you an unforgettable display from its unique museums to its magnificent architecture and Tuscan landscapes. You will be face to face with history: the Piazza della Signoria dotted with towers, the Duomo and the works of art in the Uffizi Gallery are all located on the same bank of the Arno River. Add to this Florence's wine making and gastronomy – Tuscan wines, freshly made pasta and sauces with exquisite flavour. Welcome to Tuscany!

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