Language course Italian in Florence

Linguaviva

Linguaviva in Florence is located in an elegant 19th century building next to the main railway station at minutes walking distance to the historic city center. You will meet other international students from different countries.

Key features of our partner school in Florence

  • 16 comfortable, well-equipped classrooms
  • Airconditioning
  • Small garden
  • Social activities program
  • International atmosphere with students from 60 different countries

Social program and the Club 50 course

In addition to learning Italian, there is plenty to see and do in Florence and its surroundings! Especially for those aged 50 and over, there is the Club 50 Italian course. This program includes both language lessons and a cultural activities program. You'll get to explore Florence with a group of like-minded peers.

In addition to the Club 50 course, the language school offers a wide range of Italian language courses for adults of all ages. If you're not specifically looking for a 50+ program, you can check here for Italian language courses in Florence for adults of all ages.

Club 50

This 2-week course is suitable for students aged 50 and over who wish to combine learning the Italian language with exploring Florence and Tuscany. The program consists of approximately 20 hours of Italian lessons per week, excursions to interesting places in Tuscany, visits to historic buildings, cooking classes, lectures on Italian culture, and wine tastings. This course is not suitable for complete beginners.

Below are some examples of activities:

  • Welcome reception
  • Cultural visits to museums and galleries such as the Uffizi Gallery, Ferragamo Museum, and Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Ceramic workshop
  • Cooking workshop
  • Lectures on topics such as Italian cuisine, music, opera, and wines
  • Attending a concert or opera
  • Excursions to places like Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Val d'Orcia, and Cinque Terre
  • Farewell dinner

Minimum age is 50 years.

Prices 2024

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Club 50 without accommodation 1180
Club 50 with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1520
Club 50 with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1600
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 29/04, 13/05, 09/09, 23/09

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €25, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available for two persons travelling together. Please note that there is a limited number of double/twin rooms in host families. Please contact us for availability.
Students under 18 have to stay in a host family based on half board.

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €120 per week
Transfer:   Transfer on arrival from Florence airport : EUR 60

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/04/2024, 25/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024 & 23/12/2024 - 05/01/2025. Missed lessons are not being rescheduled or refunded.

Teaching materials are not included, rates depend on the level.

Host Family

Staying with a host family is ideal for students who wish to experience Italian daily life and to practice the language in an informal atmosphere. Homestays are located both in center or residential areas surrounding the center at maximum distance of 15 minutes by bus from the school.
Double rooms are only available for two people travelling together.
Students under 18 have to stay in a host family with half board.

Staying with a host family is ideal for students who wish to experience Italian daily life and to practice the language in an informal atmosphere. Homestays are located both in center or residential areas surrounding the center at maximum distance of 15 minutes by bus from the school.

Double rooms are only available for two people travelling together.

Students under 18 have to stay in a host family with half board.

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