WELCOME TO Lugano
> Experience this luxurious Swiss city while immersed in its Italian speaking culture. Lugano is located in southern Switzerland, on the border of Italy. On the banks of Lake Lugano, the city has impressive views of the Swiss Alps. Grand scenery and a diverse population make Lugano a rapidly growing language immersion destination. Nicknamed the "Monte Carlo of Switzerland" Lugano is home to jazz festivals, iconic architecture, world-famous museums, boating tours, and mountainous hiking trails.View map
> Scuola ILI is the best Italian language school in Lugano. Italian courses are carefully organized and taught by certified teachers who are passionate about language immersion. Their instruction teaches and motivates you to speak Italian in everyday conversations. The school's facilities feature large classrooms, a study lounge, a great location near downtown Lugano and a short walk to train and bus stations. Learning Italian in Lugano, Switzerland, is truly a joy at Scuola ILI.
> Language immersion courses at Scuola ILI are held Monday through Friday, all year round, except on national holidays.
> General Italian immerses you in the language and culture. The course is a minimum of 2 weeks long and is for all levels of Italian. Placement tests are given to place you in the proper Italian language immersion course. At the completion of this course, familiar expressions and phrases of everyday Italian life become second nature. Lessons consist of tutorials using the communicative approach. Groups of 7 to 12 participants attend General Italian courses in the morning and afternoon.
> Starting at $645 (USD) for 2 weeks
> Scuola ILI provides effective one-on-one Private Italian Lessons. Private Lessons are for all levels of Italian. Customize your own schedule and content of your lessons. Request to study a particular topic of interest into your Private Lessons and tailor learning Italian to your personal or professional needs. Within a short period of time, you will begin to learn Italian through an individualized course of study in grammar, conversation, listening, reading, writing and vocabulary.
> $75 (USD) per lesson
> Enjoy your own place in the center of Lugano, Switzerland. Private studio apartments are available for Italian language learners who would like privacy and independence. Each apartment is conveniently equipped with a kitchenette, a private bathroom, air conditioning, a telephone and a television. All apartments are walking distance from the Scuola ILI language school. Clean bedding and towels are provided weekly.
> Starting at $645 (USD) for 2 weeks
> Immerse yourself into the Italian language and stay with a host family. Scuola ILI only uses trusted sources for every Homestay accommodation. Host families provide two meals a day (breakfast and dinner) as well as plenty of opportunities to practice speaking Italian. Most host families live between 10 to 30 minutes from the school via walking or public transportation. The Homestay option is a perfect way to experience Lugano in all of its authenticity.
> Starting at $335 (USD) per week
> A hotel are best for Italian language learners who would like luxury and privacy. There are a dozen hotels within walking distance to the Scuola ILI language school the various sights and scenes of Lugano. Enjoy the comfort of your own full service hotel room in Lugano while exploring the city, culture, the Italian language and the many other international flavors the city has to offer.
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> Fly into Milan International Airport or Lugano Airport and get a shuttle ride to and from the Scuola ILI language school. Just let your Expeditor when you will need a ride and everything with be arranged accordingly!
> $45 (USD) per transfer
> Walk along the lakeside and see the picturesque views of Lake Lugano. Boat tours are a great way to see the entire countryside. Hike or mountain bike up Monte San Salvatore or Monte Brè and get a wonderful view of the serene city of Lugano. Enjoy the unique gastronomy of Lugano at local restaurants and vineyards. Annual music festivals like Estival Jazz and the Blues to Bop Festival draw visitors from throughout Europe and beyond. Lugano is also in close proximity to other European cities like Milan, Zurich, and Lucerne.
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