Learn Italian in Lucca

The historic urban structure of Lucca remains intact, and the walls built centuries ago by the Romans continue to play an important role within the city. The past and the present coexist here, with many historic influences apparent throughout the expanse of the city. Lucca is an ideal location to learn Italian in Tuscany, being only 30 minutes from Pisa and the Mediterranean and 1 hour from Florence.

Italian Language School in Lucca

Location: The Italian language school is located in historic downtown Lucca between the Piazza dell' Anfiteatro and the Torre Guinigi.

Facilities: A free internet point is available in the school.A collection of Italian films is available to students to watch in the afternoons. DVD, televisions, kitchen.

Teachers: Teachers our have many years of experience teaching Italian as a second language.

Materials: Included with tuition.

School Accreditations

  • Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language member - required to comply with strict didactic and professional requirements.
  • Recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Approved by C.S.N. in Sweden for grant application.

Italian Courses in Lucca

Booking fee: 75 Euros
Classes per week: Group 20h , Group 10h , Individual , Group 30h

Lessons: 55 minutes.

Class size: Maximum of eight.

Start Dates: Italian courses in Lucca can be started any Monday if you are a non beginner. Courses for beginners start on Feb 7 & 21, Mar 7 & 21, Apr 4 & 18, May 2, 16 & 30, Jun 1, 13 & 27, Jul 11 & 25, Aug 8 & 22, Sep 5 & 19, Oct 17 & 31, Nov 14 & 28, Dec 12. Private lessons can be started any day.

Includes: Certificate of attendance and ability; afternoon art, cultural, and wine and food activities 2-3 times each week; assistance with applying for temporary residence permits.

Specialized: Cooking and wine tasting courses, Courses for teachers of Italian.

Lucca Italian Course Fees (Euros)

Weeks Group (20 hrs) Combined (20+10) Individual Course
10 hrs 15 hrs 20 hrs
1 305 525 400 555 705
2 425 955 725 1035 1335
3 545 1345 1050 1515 1965
4 675 1720 n/a n/a n/a
Extra 230 475 325 480 630

Language learning and cultural activities

We organize afternoon art and cultural activities and food and wine courses, which are included in the course fee. For the food and wine courses, a small extra participation fee will be charged. Lucca is one of the rare Tuscan towns that has kept its original urban structure, with the Roman walls defining and protecting the center of the city from vehicular traffic. There is a fascinating mix of architectural styles co-mingling here that spans from the Roman era through the late 19th century. We are 30 minutes from Pisa and one hour from Florence. Living with an Italian family provides many opportunities to experience the local culture and is an important part of your experience at the school, should you choose this option.

Accommodation in Lucca

Options: Home stay, Shared apartments, Hotel.

Type: Single, Double.

Description: Home stays and student apartments - Shower or bath and linen service available; Albergo Piccolo Puccini- little 3 star hotel near the main square Piazza S. Michele, completely rebuilt. D. Albergo Ilaria - 4 star hotel in the centre of the town near the school, breakfast buffet, parking garage, internet access and bicycles available in the hotel.

Meals: Half board, Breakfast only, No meals.

Travel time to school: No more than 10 minutes walk.

Airport pickup: €85 from Pisa airport.

Accommodation Fees (Euros)

Weeks Home stay Hotel Single From Hotel Double From
B/fast (Single) B/fast (Double) Per person Half board (Single) Half board (Double) Per person
1 190 165 262 237 390 480
2 320 265 476 421 845 1040
3 440 370 680 610 1300 1600
4 545 445 869 765 1755 2160


Weeks Shared Apartment with kitchen access Shared Apartment without kitchen access
Single Double Per person Single Double Per person
1 175 150 160 135
2 285 230 255 200
3 370 300 340 270
4 450 350 410 310

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