Founded in 1991, the Leonardo da Vinci school in Siena continues to maintain a high-quality standard in teaching Italian.
Siena is a beautiful city in the Italian region of Tuscany, well-known for its picturesque landscapes. Situated on three hills, it is one of the most beautiful and untouched by time medieval towns in Italy.
The heart of Siena is the square Piazza del Campo, where the Forum used to be, now is the center of colorful festivals. The historical center of the city has been declared a World Heritage site by Unesco.
Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and horse races, which are held twice a year in the main square of the city.
The city has a favorable location and is a great place to explore the Italian language and culture. It is located near Florence and within easy reach to Rome. The small towns of San Gimignano, Montalcino and Volterra are close to Siena as well, and the picturesque beaches of the Maremma of the Tyrrhenian sea are only 70 km away.
Founded in 1240, the oldest, but still popular among students, University of Italy, University of Siena, draw students all over the world who add liveliness and dynamism to the city. Italian language courses in Siena will be interesting and topical to both beginners and more advanced students who can combine learning Italian in Siena with art lectures, wine tastings and cooking classes.