Italian Courses in Calabria for Adults
- Idyllic location in the natural paradise of Calabria
- Numerous water sports opportunities
- Rugged cliffs and clear sea
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On the southernmost tip of Italy lies the truly idyllic natural paradise of Calabria. The area is surrounded by clear blue seas, rugged cliffs and breathtaking architecture that will captivate every visitor. In addition to the region’s incredible beauty, the rich history and endearing culture make for the most ideal destination to learn Italian.
The fascinating city of Calabria is one of Italy’s hidden gems and has gained a reputation as a tourist’s paradise in recent years. The area offers a first-hand view of authentic Italian culture while overflowing with a charming history and a wonderfully friendly community.
The Sprachcaffe Languages Plus School in Calabria offers a wide variety of Italian courses to suit every student’s needs. Whether students want to brush up on their Italian skills or want to learn the very basics of the language, we have a course just for them.
With our picturesque location, creative teaching methods and brilliant Italian teachers, an Italian course in Calbria will not only be an investment in your future, but will be a foundation for a truly unforgettable language and travel experience.
Students can decide on the intensity of their Italian course, the duration of their stay and the accommodation type they prefer. While enjoying a life-changing language course, every student will be overwhelmed by the sheer abundance of incredible things to see and do in Calabria.
Calabria is a destination that has it all, from luscious landscapes to historic wonder and a unique cultural identity. With a number of elements contributing to an unforgettable experience, Calabria is the ideal place to learn Italian. Explore the wonders of the region while absorbing every nuance of the culture and acquiring language skills almost effortlessly.
Study in three destinations: Rome, Florence and Calabria!
Our School in Calabria
- Located in a beautiful villa
- Professional and native teachers
- Well-equipped classrooms
- Excursions and activities together
Inside the Italian School in Calabria
Our school building is a modern villa, set in the middle of a garden with orange, oleander and olive trees, and equipped with:
- A reception
- Large, light and friendly classrooms
- Outdoor classrooms
- Common rooms with TV, video and stereo equipment
- A large garden with a fireplace
- Wi-Fi Internet for all students on the school grounds
The beach can be reached in 15 minutes by foot.
Many types of Italian courses are offered at our school in Calabria. The number of students in each Italian course is limited to a maximum of 10, ensuring a personalised and familiar learning experience.
Location of the Italian School in Calabria
Our school is located 3 km south of Tropea in the small village of Santa Domenica di Racadi. The spacious villa is surrounded by a heavenly orange grove, as well as oleander and olive trees. Lessons are often held outside under the trees. Such an idyllic setting offers a perfect learning environment.
The sandy beach is located 800 meters away from our language school and can be reached easily on foot, and other beaches in the area are also perfect for a swim. Small excursions introduce students to the charming village of Santa Domenica, or to the town of Tropea, 3 kilometers away.
- Part-time, standard, intensive, and one-to-one courses
- Includes placement test & certificate
- Qualified and native teachers
- Apartment and studio accommodation
If you fancy learning Italian in Italy but don't want to hit the big cities, then our Italian language courses in Calabria could be perfect for you. Experience the true Italian coastal country-side, with outdoor lessons surrounded by olive trees and a sandy beach within walking distance where you can re-charge your batteries between lessons. In your free time admire the churches and traditional houses of the local villages or take in the fresh air and sunshine of the beautiful Capo Vaticano on the Tyrrhenian Coast. The relaxed Mediterranean location of the language school in Calabria will ensure your mind is clear and free to soak up the wonderful Italian language.
With most of the lessons taking place beneath the oleander and olive trees in the school garden, the language course in Calabria is designed be stress-free and relaxed. The experienced and qualified native teachers are dedicated to helping students inside and outside of the classroom with local sightseeing tips and recommendations, as well as practical language tips to help you communicate effectively during your course.
Our Italian language courses in Calabria
The Sprachcaffe Italian School in Calabria has a range of courses to suit all levels of learners. We use a placement test to determine your accurate level before choosing the right class for you. You can then choose the intensity and duration of your course; you could come for a week of one-to-one lessons or learn Italian in Calabria on a part-time basis over a month.
We offer the following Italian language courses in Calabria:
|Lessons Per Week*||Minimum Duration||Group size||More Info|
|Standard Course||20||2 weeks||10||More Info|
|Intensive Course||30||1 week||10||More Info|
|Part-time Course**||10||2 weeks||10||More Info|
|One-to-One Course||10, 20 or 30||1 week||1||More Info|
|Family Course: Adults+Children (8-15 years)||20||1 week||Max 10||-|
* 1 lesson = 45 minutes
** Not suitable for complete beginners
The minimum age of participation in this course is 18 years old. For 16-17 year olds interested in this course we will examine the possibility of participation upon request.
We now offer Yoga and Pilates classes for relaxation during your exotic travels.
|Lessons Per Week||Minimum Duration|
|Part-time Course||9||1 week|
Whilst immersing yourself in the beauty of Calabria you can now join us for the Yoga and Pilates exercises that will physically and spiritually elevate your adventure abroad. With the sea and the fresh air around you, you'll be training your body and mind in the ideal way.
Enjoy a world-class Italian course while relaxing in one of our comfortable accommodation options in this idyllic Italian paradise. At Sprachcaffe we know that the accommodation students choose plays a fundamental role in their language and travel experience. We know that every student has their own personal preferences and requirements and that is why we offer a variety of accommodation options, ensuring that every aspect of an Italian course in Calabria is truly memorable.
No matter what accommodation option students choose, their comfort is guaranteed with ample opportunity to explore the wonders of Calabria, absorb the Italian culture and experiment with their newly acquired language skills. Students will thrive in our relaxing accommodations, while socialising with fellow students as well as the friendly locals.
|Accommodation||Rooms||Board||Facilities||Distance from School||More Info|
|Standard Apartment||or||Kitchen & bathroom shared between 5, terrace/balcony, simply furnished (TV & washing machine at school)||10-15 min walk||More Info|
|Comfort Apartment||or*||Kitchen & bathroom shared between 3, terrace/balcony (TV & washing machine at school)||5-10 min walk||More Info|
|Studio||or||Private room, bathroom & kitchenette, terrace/balcony (TV & washing machine at school)||5-10 min walk||More Info|
|Hotel**||or||-||5-10 min walk||More Info|
*The Comfort Apartment is only available for joint bookings
**The Hotel with bed and breakfast is available for single bookings as well as joint bookings
We offer the following accommodation options in Calabria:
- Standard Apartment – Our standard apartments are simply furnished and offer a relaxing environment to retreat to and reflect on the day’s activities and lessons.
- Comfort Apartment – Our spacious comfort apartments offer style and comfort while giving students ample opportunity to socialise with fellow students.
- Studio Apartments – Our studio apartments are perfect for students who thrive in a private atmosphere while still absorbing the social aspect of an Italian course in Calabria.
Check in times:
09:00 - 19:00
★★★★★ Food & Drink
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★★★★★ Bathing & Beach
Tourism in Calabria
Calabria is fast becoming a very popular tourist destination in Italy. Located on the south of this gorgeous country and surrounded by exquisite landscapes, the city is known as the hidden jewel of Europe, with everything from natural beauty to magical culture. The mystical wonders of Calabria will captivate visitors while they experience everything this little metropolitan city has to offer.
Tourist Attractions in Calabria
Tropea – Known for its rich history, modern harbour and rustic houses on rugged cliffs, as well as its magnificent beaches and seaside views, Tropea is a must see while in Calabria. Explore the souvenir shops or simply bask in the town’s beauty.
Stromboli – This volcano is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth and has been erupting since 1932. Enjoy a walk to the top of the mountain which overlooks the volcano to experience all of its glory.
Vibo Valentia – The city of Vibo Valentia is a major tourist centre and is even home to a Norman Castle restored by Frederick II.
Sila Mountains – Explore the wonders of this mountainous plateau and truly historic region while in Calabria.
Beaches – Cape Vaticano is famous for its breathtaking beaches, inviting crystal waters, rugged cliffs and awe-inspiring landscapes. Enjoy the white sandy beaches while the clear blue waves lap onto the shore.
Geography and Climate in Calabria
Located on the southernmost point of the Italian Peninsula, Calabria is bordered alongside the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Ionian Sea as well as the region of Basilicata. Calabria has two climates, with its Mediterranean climate affecting the coastal regions while the inland areas boast a continental climate. Along the coastline summer temperatures are 30◦C on average, but can drop to a chilly 12◦C. The inland regions experience dry summers with the occasional thunderstorm and cold, snowy winters.
Culture in Calabria
Calabria has a rich Italian history that can be experienced throughout the region. The area boasts a wide range of ancient ruins that tell their own story. Explore the many cathedrals and churches, or admire the bronzed sculptures. The teatros, art galleries and castellos will captivate every visitor as they find themselves immersed in Calabria’s rich culture.
Activities in Calabria
A region that has it all, Calabria offers exquisite coastlines and a mountainous region that will ensure that every visitor finds an activity to excite them. The clear waters prove to be a watersport paradise for beginners and the more adventurous sea experts alike, while the landscapes offer endless opportunities for tranquil walks or lengthy hikes. Calabria offers everything and more; try any of the region’s activities while on an Italian course.
- Scuba diving
- Water skiing
- Wind surfing
- Catamaran excursions
Cuisine and Nightlife in Calabria
The land of wine, as Calabria was known in ancient times, offers some of the world’s finest wines and the most exquisite pairings. Enjoy their variety of cheeses and traditional Italian pastas or indulge in the finest sweet treats and pastries.
The nightlife in Calabria is trendy and offers something for everyone. Visitors who enjoy a glass of wine overlooking the ocean will find the perfect places to choose from, while visitors who enjoy a more lively evening can enjoy the many cocktail bars and nightclubs in the region.
Taste Calabria - Cooking Course
Discover the variety of Mediterranean cooking in our courses! As well as the many varieties of pasta, typical vegtable dishes for the basis of Calabrian cooking. Highlights are the variety of ways in which fish can be prepared: grilled, baked or marinated - creativity knows no bounds. The cookery courses are led in Italian by experiened local chefs. 3 afternoons per week. Not available in August.
10 lessons, €150 per person
Prices & Booking
- language course as booked
- placement test
- accommodation as booked
- educational material
- course certificate
Italian lessons on the beautiful Calabrian coast of Italy do not have to be a pipe dream with these low prices. Our competitive price package includes your preferred Italian course, accommodation and length of stay. Use the table below to figure out your personal, all services included price.
Please note that, depending on the course starting date, a seasonal surcharge might apply.
Click on the 'Book online' tab above to use our easy booking form!
For the studio apartment: double rooms are only available for two people travelling together.
Once you have chosen your course, you can register for adult courses here and courses for young people here. Or, contact us for any queries you have about the course.