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Wonderful Week Learning Italian

My wife and I spent a week at il Sasso in September 2018 and we have already decided to return for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
A fun week in Montepulciano

I spent a week at Il Sasso, and I wish it could have been longer. The setting is ideal in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan B
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The Italian language school Il Sasso is located in Montepulciano, a beautiful, renaissance town that stands on a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves in southern Tuscany. The school was founded in 1983 by people who are still running it...more
Via di Gracciano Nel Corso 2 | Incrocio Piazza Delle Erbe, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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All reviews learn italian recommend il two weeks spent a week minute break fellow students great progress ivy league learning environment extra curricular activities an exceptional experience this past october positive experience beautiful town grammar silvia classes
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I spent a week at il Sasso in September 2018 and we have already decided to return for a month long course in 2019. When we started the course our Italian was very rudimentary but by the end of the week we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a week at Il Sasso, and I wish it could have been longer. The setting is ideal in a gorgeous hilltop town. The teachers were very pleasant and we had some fun while learning Italian, playing games in Italian. I enjoyed the whole...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

In English, because most people wanting to go to Il Sasso probably don't yet have a great comprehension of Italian language? My partner and I decided to go to Il Sasso because (a) we had studied with another (Dante) organisation for some years and wanted...More

Thank Marco1962GC
Reviewed 26 June 2018

In only a week, my Italian improved immeasurably. It was fun too, as the teachers were delightful and ensured that we talked about all sorts of subjects, however halting our Italian.

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I took a three-week course at Il Sasso (group lessons in the morning and a private one hour lesson in the afternoon). The staff were great and the class sizes were small. The teaching was excellent! Montepulciano is a beautiful Tuscan hill town, adding significantly...More

Thank joed451184
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This school is definitely the gem of Montepulciano and Tuscany. I was completely in awe of the level of classes here. They are well balanced with grammar, speaking and listening. As well as lots of interesting activities to make learning experience fun and efficient, like...More

1  Thank Karina K
Reviewed 6 June 2018

To first begin with a little bit about myself, I have previously studied four other languages: Latin, Ancient Greek, French, and German. In three weeks at Il Sasso, I learned as much as I did in one semester of German at an ivy league university....More

Thank Amelia E
Reviewed 27 May 2018

So many of us admire Italy for it's beauty, food and culture but when we travel there we look in as outsiders. My experience at Il Sasso made me feel at home in Montepulciano, which is a breathtakingly beautiful town in Tuscany. The faculty at...More

1  Thank Cathleen M
Reviewed 16 January 2018

What an exceptional experience as a Beginner student last fall, 2017 at Il Sasso. Costanza is an excellent instructor and made me feel comfortable every morning with our lessons. She helped create a learning environment that was stress free and fun. I am returning in...More

Thank R7566QWkarenr
Reviewed 19 November 2017

From the minute I had first contact with the school via email , through to my arrival and for the entire two weeks i was at Il Sasso, I couldn't have asked for a better experience. My interactions with the admin staff via email before...More

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