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Learn Italian in Tuscany. In this page you can find useful information of Scuola Leonardo da Vinci Italian language school. Choose your Italian language, cooking, art and culture course. Study Italian in Florence!

addressvia Bufalini, 3
ZIP code50122
telephone0039 055 261181
fax0039 055 294820
e-mailSend an e-mail to the school
founded in1977
nearest airportsFirenze - "Amerigo Vespucci", 4 km
creditsItalian Ministry of Education, CSN Sweden, Bildungsurlaub Germany, Edgewood College Madison USA
special servicesOrganization of accommodation, transfer from Florence airport and from the Railway Station SMN, internet point, access for disabled, study room with coffee machine, guided visits in history of art, excursions and dinners with teachers and students
number of classrooms16
number of teachers16
webVisit the school web site

Basic courses

companiey coursesgroup or individual course
conversationLunch with teacher (a type of individual course)
course for Italian teachersCourses for Italian language teachers thrice a year: 66 lessons in 2 weeks
exams preparationAIL, CILS, CELI, L2: Standard + 10 group or private lessons per week
individualmin. 3 lessons per day (15 lessons/week)
intensiveStandard + 5 or 10 private lessons per week
long term12 to 32 weeks
other basic coursesIntensive Course: Standard + 10 group lessons per week; "Italy Today": Standard + 25 group lessons in art and culture, history and folklore
professional coursesStandard + 10 private lessons per week with topics on Italian fo business, for Law, for Hotel Industry, for Architecture, for Literature, for Opera, for Theatre, etc.
small groupsmax. 5 partecipants, 30 lessons/week
standard - group20 lessons/week in 5 days; study group with max. 12 participants

Special courses

cookingCulinary Art: one meeting/week of approx. 3 hours
Design12 lessons in 2 weeks
drawing12 lessons in 2 weeks
fashion12 lessons in 2 weeks
history of art12 lessons in 2 weeks
music18 lessons in 2 weeks: instrument courses and courses for opera singers
painting12 lessons in 2 weeks
wine tastingone meeting/week of approx. 3 hours


Standard 1 week, 20 h.€ 150
Individual, 1h.€ 40
Costs not included in the courseEnrollment fee: € 70,00, one lesson lasts 45 minutes
Accommodation in shared flat, 1 week€ 164,50
Accommodation in host family with breakfast, 1 week€ 164,50


Months of openingfrom January to December
Starting dates of coursesevery 2nd Monday, even for beginners
Closing days for public holidays6 jan, 28 mar, 25 apr, 2 jun, 24 jun, 15 aug, 1 nov, 8 dec

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