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Istituto Galilei - Day Tour

Via Degli Alfani 68, 50121, Florence, Italy
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This is a school that treats you as an adult learner rather than a student. They are professional... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
SusanP
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Umbertide, Italy
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I was a student at this school for almost 2 months, from early March to the end of April 2017. I... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
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Among Italian language schools for foreigners, the Galilei Institute is unique in its exclusive specializing in one-to-one, personalized, full immersion courses specifically designed for professionals and students. Established in 1985, the Galilei Institute attained the highest prestige among language schools in Italy by providing its services to the leading companies of the world. Besides our Italian language courses, we organize cooking classes and courses in art history, history of Florence, Italian literature, photography, drawing and painting. We also organize tours and guided visits in Florence and its surroundings. Our school is open all year round and all courses can be organized for the requested period starting from one day.
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is a school that treats you as an adult learner rather than a student. They are professional, responsive, and attentive to the individual needs of the student. All courses are individualized and the teachers are excellent. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I was a student at this school for almost 2 months, from early March to the end of April 2017. I had private lessons in Italian conversation with Alice for 2 hours each weekday morning and art history tours in Italian with Daniela for 2...More

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Istituto G, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Istituto Galilei - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Joan! Thank you for your feedback :) It was a pleasure for us having you here at our Institute. I hope that you have liked the video we have sent you! We really hope to see you again here in Florence! Un abbraccio da...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I spent a week at this school in order to improve my Italian, just in one week, thanks to my teachers, I raised the level and strengthened all the bases of this beautiful language. This result can't be achieved in a normal school for such...More

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Istituto G, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Istituto Galilei - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Tigran :) thank you for your feedback, it is very important for us! Florence is waiting for you! Just let us know when you will be ready! Un abbraccio, Jimberly

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

I chose this school for an intensive week-end course in Italian and I can really recommend this school. I will certainly come back and for another (and hopefully longer) course. Everything was perfectly organized and worked out just great. For a jump start I felt...More

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Istituto G, Direttore at Istituto Galilei - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017
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Ciao Claudine :) Ti ringraziamo per il tuo feedback! Speriamo di rivederti presto qui a Firenze. Un abbraccio!

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

My husband and I just returned from a second month-long course of individual language study at Istituto Galilei, and once again we have nothing but rave reviews of the experience. Everything about the school is supportive of learning and drinking in the richness of the...More

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Istituto G, Direttore at Istituto Galilei - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Laurie and Michele :) thank you for your feedback. We've really appreciated it. We hope that you will find the opportunity to come here in Florence next year, so that we will have the chance to enjoy your company again! Un abbraccio, Tania

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

My husband and I chose Italy for our honeymoon. We looked at many Tuscany cooking vacations and chose to go with the Instituto Galilei. From the time we booked our stay, we were treated exceptionally well. Tania even planned a romantic walking tour for us...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Everything was great! From our teacher Simona to Eleonora, Tania and Kimberly, who worked at the school, I was able to learn some Italian basics in two weeks and express myself in simple sentences. They were also a great help regarding local places to eat,...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Studying Italian at the Istituto Galilei was a wonderful and challenging experience. I took classes for 6 hours/day and studied with two different teachers (both Sylvias!) who pushed me to learn -- and especially to speak. I made significant progress in a short two weeks....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

My husband and I just spent 5 magical weeks in Florence, and we had the great good fortune of studying Italian at Istituto Galilei in daily private lessons. Both of us have nothing but rave reviews to give this outstanding school: all the staff were...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

I had a wonderful time with this trip. I stayed at the villa for 1 week and I stayed at the Hotel Fiesole, where the cooking lessons were also housed. The administrative staff that handled my trip were wonderfully attentive and prompt with any and...More

Thank Kelsey W
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