LOCATIONAlghero
MAX ATTENDEES1 or 2 people
DELIVERY1-to-1 or 2-to-1
LESSONS PER WEEK15 or 20
CULTURAL ACTIVITIES10
AGE16+
DURATION1 week minimum

Customised Private Italian courses in Sardinia

If you’re looking for high quality Italian courses in Sardinia, surrounded by beautiful beaches, untouched landscapes, not many tourists and be amongst the locals, Alghero is the place!

Welcome to Alghero, Sardinia!

This beautiful town, located in the northwestern coast of Sardinia, was built around stoned walls dating back to the 16th century. Within the ‘Golden walls’, around Centro Storico as it is locally known, walkways are lined with bars and restaurants, sit back and soak in the atmosphere.

Alghero enjoys a pleasant climate all year round with warm summers and mild winters.
Whilst learning Italian in Sardinia and hanging out in local spots, you can practice your Italian with the locals and really get a taste of a great historic town of just 40,000 inhabitants.

Visit the old gates of the city or one of the most beautiful churches in town, La Chiesa di San Francesco. This 16th century beauty has a charming mix of Catalan Gothic and Renaissance within its interior. It’s peaceful, relaxing, and inspiring.

If you wish to learn Italian in Italy and enjoy a great holiday on a stunning Mediterranean island, Alghero is a great choice. Alghero is considered one of the most beautiful areas of Sardinia. And you will also enjoy the warmth and generosity of its people, their culture and traditions.

It is a picturesque seaside resort town that offers its unique appeal and character to whoever visits. It has something for everyone – like captivating shorelines, art, history, delicious food and wine, and an exciting nightlife! It has turned out to be a standout amongst travel goals of Sardinia and Italy.

How to get to Alghero?

Getting to Alghero has become easier in the past years. There are many ways to get to Alghero by air or by boat. Aeroporto di Alghero is the third busiest airport in Sardinia and is conveniently located at 11 km northwest of the city.

The main and cheapest airlines flying to Alghero are Jet2.com, Ryanair, Easyjet and Eurowings.

Who is it for?

All our Italian immersion programs in Italy are for anyone, from Beginner to Advanced Levels, who believes a customised one-to-one tuition is the most effective option to study the language versus group courses.

It is the perfect option for:

  • Juniors from 16 years old
  • Students
  • Adults
  • Professionals

Our One-to-One & Two-to-One Italian courses in Sardinia

Our Italian immersion courses in Sardinia are offered all year round with a minimum of 1 week stay and include the following options:

  • General Italian studies from Beginner to Advanced Level
  • Italian exams preparation (DELE, SIELE, Italian A Level, Italian for Abitur, Matura, International Baccalaureate…)
  • Italian for business communication
  • Italian for Italian Teachers
  • Italian for families
  • Italian and culture (please enquire)
  • Learn to speak Italian for Travellers” a program for beginners
  • Italian for every day situation

Total cultural immersion

The main benefit of our private Italian courses in Sardinia is it gives you the opportunity to study in a comfortable and relaxed environment free from distractions from other students.

Well-paced between study and free time, you can practice your language skills at will almost 24/7 and improve your competency much faster than in a group.

Our Italian courses in Alghero allow you to spend time and interact with local people, share their way of life and traditions, their food, their social activities, events and festivities.

Our courses are for Beginner to Advanced Levels and range from general language studies to any specific objectives.

We provide:

  • A qualified and experienced teacher passionate about teaching Italian to foreign students
  • Stimulating practice sessions
  • Enriching cultural activities tailored to your language ability and personal interests
  • A comfortable accommodation with a warm-hearted and convivial host family

Socio-cultural activities

At the beginning of your stay, your teacher will create a program of cultural and leisure activities according to your level in Italian, your wishes and your personal interests.

Please note that entrance fees to museums/events/activities for the participating student and the teacher must be paid by the student. The price of the package only includes the time spent by the accompanying teacher or by a member of the host family or a professional guide.

Italian Courses in Italy and culture

Examples of activities offered.

  • Guided tour of the old town. You will discover the origins of Alghero, follow the path of the walls and bastions, and the Medieval boundaries of what is Alghero’s old town today.
  • The Nuragic Civilisation. You will learn about the history and archaeology of the region, the prehistoric settlements, the burial chambers of Anghelu Ruiu, and the Nuraghe of Sant’ Imbenia. The focus is on the origin of the Nuragic people, their development and their mysterious disappearance. It includes a visit to the Nuragic Village of Palmavera, about 10 km from Alghero.
  • Artigianato sardo (craftwork). Sardinia is rich in raw materials and has developed a handcraft culture that is famous around the worldwide. Visit to a local jewellery maker and a pottery laboratory.
  • Vie del Gusto (Sardinian flavours). You will discover a variety of distinctive Sardinian flavours such as cheeses, salamis, cakes, desserts and culinary curiosities
  • Food markets and typical Sardinian local food & gastronomy
  • I Gesti (Italian gesticulation). Italians are famous throughout the world for the vibrant gestures which often accompany their words. You will have lots of fun learning about what Italians are really saying with their hands.

Example of a typical week

DAYMORNINGAFTERNOONEVENING
SundayArrival between 3pm and 9pm.
Introduction to your Italian immersion program of the week.
Settling in.
Optional walk in the neighbourhood, dinner, conversation with your host.
MondayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Sardinia.
Note: some courses may take place at the family’s house or in Alghero for a more contextual and practical approach (e.g. going to market).
Lunch
Free time or Cultural activities in Alghero.
Dinner – Outing – or social time spent with your Italian host family.
TuesdayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Sardinia.
Lunch – Optional Italian lessons.

Free time or Cultural activities in or around Alghero.

Dinner – Outing in Alghero or time spent with your Italian host family.
WednesdayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Sardinia.
Lunch
Free time or leisure activities with your Italian teacher or guide in or around Alghero.
Dinner – Outing or free time or time spent with your Italian host family.
ThursdayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Sardinia.
Lunch – Optional Italian lessons.

Free time or Cultural activities in or around Alghero.

Dinner – Social time in Alghero or time spent with your Italian host family.
FridayBreakfast
Morning lessons.
Enjoy your private Italian courses in Sardinia.
Lunch – Optional Italian lessons.

Remittance of the certificate of attendance & comment on your Italian course achievement.

Advice on your future Italian studies.
Free time or Cultural activities.

Dinner – Outing or free time or time spent with your host family/teacher.
SaturdayBreakfast – Departure
(in the case of 1 week course)
Free time or excursion in or around AlgheroDinner – Outing or free time or time spent with your Italian host family.
Say hello to our teachers

Our Italian Teachers

All our Italian teachers are fully qualified and have a long experience in teaching Italian as a foreign language.

Their solid experience in teaching Italian to foreign students combined with their good nature guarantee lively and effective lessons.

They are from all walks of life and some of them have travelled extensively around the world. They are creative, inspiring, and supportive. They are very dedicated to designing their course ensuring you make maximum progress in the easiest way possible.

Our Packages

One-to-One

Italian courses in Alghero
Duration: 6 days
Max attendees: 1
Tuition: 15 hours
Cultural activities: 3
Accommodation: Half-board family accommodation

Accompanying person sharing your room without taking lessons but participating to the cultural activities: 20% discount

€1.300

Extra 5 lessons: €200
Additional week: €1.250

Two-to-One

Italian courses in Alghero
Duration: 6 days
Max attendees: 2
Tuition: 15 hours
Cultural activities: 3
Accommodation: Half-board family accommodation

Receive all of the benefits of a one-to-one course while sharing the costs with your partner, a friend or a family member.

€950/person

Extra 5 lessons: €150/person
Additional week: €890/person

What’s Included?

  • Individual tuition
  • Your language competency assessment at the start of the course
  • The course materials
  • Approximately 30 to 60 mins personal work each day
  • A progress report and recommendation for future study
  • A certificate of course completion
  • A single bedroom with full-board accommodation (2 meals/day + coffee/tea breaks)
  • A programme of socio-cultural activities
  • Free internet access + 24/7 support from our local coordinator

What’s Not Included?

  • Travel fare from and to your country of residence
  • Airport/train station/bus terminal transfers to & from the family/accommodation
  • Some entrance fees (museums, local events, …)
  • Passport and visas
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (other than specified in the program)