Italian Language Schools in Taormina
Learn Italian in the fantastic language schools in Taormina, a pretty town on the east coast of Sicily, with a population of approximately 11,000 inhabitants. Since the 19th century, the town has been a very popular tourist destination due to its beautiful sandy beaches and pleasant climate. The city was built high up on a hill forming the last projecting point of the mountain ridge that extends along the coast to this point from Cape Pelorus. The old town site is roughly 300 m above the sea, while a very steep and almost isolated rock which was crowned by a Saracen castle, rises about 150 m higher. The most remarkable monument remaining is the ancient theatre, one of the most celebrated ruins in Sicily. For the most part it is built from brick, indicating a Roman construction, but the arrangement and plan are in the Greek style. It is a fantastic example of foreign architecture and we consider it a 'must see' during your Italian course. The area around the city is stunning and with many places of tourist interest.
Language Schools in Taormina
Attend one of the best language schools in Taormina, Babilonia. When you attend this language school you will notice that just to the south of the city is the nature reserve Isola Bella and the Capo Sant' Andrea grottos, examples of stunning natural beauty and tours of the area regularly take place. The city is located just a 45 minute drive away from Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano. Whilst you attend the language schools in Taormina, we recommend that you take an Excursion or trek around the foothills of the volcano. During the summer, many events take place here, including pop and classical music concerts in the Ancient theatre, the Taormina Film Festival and one organised every October dedicated to the great conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli who for many years was the artistic director of Taormina Arte, the local cutural institution.
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Italian School in Taormina
Learn Italian in Taormina at our partner school Babilonia. Babilonia just recently opened up their school in a fantastic new location, which is via the Timoleone 10, the beautiful staircase which is leading up to the Greek theatre, in a stunning patrician 19th Century villa surrounded by botanical gardens thus making it an ideal location to learn Italian in. The language school also is a cultural centre which organises presentations with writers, paining and art exhibitions, jazz and classical musical concerts and has a cafeteria and restaurant open all day long serving tasty traditional Sicilian dishes. This is not only a great place to learn Italian but also meet both students and local Italians in Taormina!