Italian in Florence

Adult learners | Special programs

Special Program with LINGUAVIVA - Florence

Florence

Florence, the birthplace of Italian language! And one of the world’s most beautiful cities with its historic centre classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Florence contains a wealth of Renaissance art treasures among streets that were once walked by their great creators like Michelangelo, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. You will be overwhelmed by the artistic richness of the city and enjoy a friendly and international atmosphere.

Linguaviva - Florence

Our programs

The school promote and encourage international students to learn Italian, to know Italian culture and to experience Italy, offering the best possible learning resources, school facilities and courses in Florence, one of the world’s most beautiful cities with its historic centre classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Art History Adult

  • 15 lessons/week in the afternoon

This course aims to introduce the student to an appreciation of important works of Art in their original settings (from Romanesque to Mannerism in Architecture, Painting and Sculpture in Florence).
The program foresees classes on site (museums, churches, building). Elementary knowledge of Italian is required to attend.

Our accomodation

Linguaviva propose the following types of accomodations:

Families

High quality accommodation close to the school – often just a short walk, and never more than a 15-minute journey by public transport. Carefully selected, many of them have been working with us for several years.
We have a wide variety of families (young couples with or without children, single parent families and others are widows living alone). Living with an Italian family will be very helpful for practicing your Italian. You may not be the only guest staying in this accommodation (usually of different nationality).

Independent flat

This option is suitable for those who prefer more privacy and independence. For this accommodation option the minimum age required is 18+.
The flats can be furnished studios or small apartments for one or two people, of varying size and category, fully equipped and you can book through our carefully selected estate agency.
 

Bathroom to be shared with other students in the apartment.
Kitchen tools, sheets and towels are provided.
Internet WI-FI: available in most flats.
Utilities: heating, electricity, water are included in the accommodation fee.
Duration: from Sunday to Saturday for a minimum of 2 weeks.

TIPS FOR TRAVELERS

Public Holidays
The school is closed on public and national holidays: 6th January, 6th April, 1st May, 2nd June, 24th June, 8th December and from 21st Dec 2015 to 2nd Jan 2016.

Registration Fee: 80 €

Temperatures

  • Winter1-13º (33 - 55F)
  • Spring 10-20º (55-68 F)
  • Summer 20-28º (68-82 F)
  • Fall 10-20º (50-67 F)

Moving around
City Buses
Taxis
Cars

Average prices

  • a cappuccino: 1,30€
  • a cold drink: 2,00€
  • a sandwich: 5,00€
  • a lunchtime meal in inexpensive restaurant: from 15,00€
  • a movie theatre ticket : 9,00€
  • Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: from € 60.00
  • Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar: € 7.30
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport): € 1.20
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price): € 35.00
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): € 6.20
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): € 0.91