Learn Italian in Venice

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Imagine studying Italian in Venice: cruising down the intricate waterways of the historic city, sampling delicious Italian food at every moment, and meeting people from all around the world! An Italian course in Venice will see you inhabit this idyllic vision, learning Italian abroad in a world-famous destination. Discover this city full of passion and romance as you learn Italian in Venice with ESL!

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Practise your Italian as you explore the delights of Venice, from the Rialto Bridge to the Doge’s Palace, and experience what day-to-day life in the floating city is really like on an Italian course in Venice. As you learn Italian in Venice, you’ll study at one of our fantastic partner schools, where you’ll make quick progress in dynamic, immersive lessons. You’ll also study Italian in Venice in the heart of the ancient city, just a short walk from the Ponte dei Pugni and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

Why study Italian in Venice?

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  • Venice is an iconic destination, and as you learn Italian in Venice you’ll be immersed in its incredible sights, from the Piazza San Marco to the Museo Correr - contact us for more information about living in Venice.
  • Make sure to take a gondola ride along the mesmerising Canale Grande, wander across the Ponte di Rialto, and end your day by trying squid ink risotto! 
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  • There are plenty of other islands nearby to enjoy as you learn Italian in Venice, from the colourful Murano with its tradition of glass blowing, to the idyllic island of Torcello.
  • Instead of a ferry, take the train out of Venice to nearby cities such as romantic Verona or Padua to admire more incredible architecture.
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  • To discover more of the fascinating art in Venice while studying Italian abroad, head out on a walking tour of the city, where you won’t need to worry about getting lost!
  • Even better than taking a gondola through the canals, you can also learn to row one yourself while learning Italian in Venice - the perfect addition to a memorable language study holiday!

Popular questions about studying Italian in Venice:

How much does it cost to live and study in Venice?

Venice is a tourist destination, but it’s possible to find a more affordable cost of living in some of the hidden parts of the city, where you can find a meal for less than 15 EUR, and a typical espresso for 1 EUR! To get around the city, a ticket for the Vaporetti - the waterbus - is a must, which costs 7.50 EUR for 75 minutes. Our Italian courses in Venice start from 280 EUR per week, and you can reach out to ESL for a free quote for your language study holiday in Italy.

What are the benefits of studying Italian in Venice?

  • Venice is an iconic destination, and if you choose an Italian course in Venice you’ll see a different side of the city, learning Italian with locals and discovering more of the culture of the city.
  • There’s so much to see as you study Italian in Venice, so whether you want to try unique cuisine or just explore the never-ending canals, you’ll have an unforgettable experience.

What type of Italian courses can I study in Venice?

If you want to experience long-term immersion, or simply get a taste of Italy, our partner schools’ Italian courses in Venice will definitely satisfy your curiosity. We hand select our partner schools and work with them closely every year to ensure they offer the quality and variety expected at ESL. Some of the language courses abroad we offer include:

  • Standard lessons from A1 to C1 level
  • Combined private and group courses
  • Italian plus art history courses

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