Summer language holidays in Colle di Val d’Elsa

summer language holiday intensive italian course program of 1 week in ItalyEnjoy the beauty of Italian summer and Improve Your Italian on Holiday in Tuscany! Enjoy a summer week in Val d’Elsa: a land with gorgeous hills, vineyards, history, art, beautiful landscapes, good food and great wine. Colle di Val d'Elsa is a picturesque small town located above the valley of the river Elsa on the route of the ancient Via Francigena, the mediaeval road of the pilgrims and merchants travelling to Rome from Canterbury and elsewhere in northern Europe. This little town is just a few miles away from the walled medieval castle of Monteriggioni, the extraordinary city of Siena, the Chianti region, San Gimignano, the enchanting town of towers, and much more.


  • 1st holiday: from Saturday the 11th to Saturday the 18th of June 2016
  • 2nd holiday: from Saturday the 27th of August to Saturday the 3rd of September 2016

The Italian Intensive Course

24 hrs course – all levels available:

  • 15 hours in class
  • 9 hours of extra class activities (interactive activities including guided tours, oral practices and interactions with native speakers)

Classes are usually held outdoors in a relaxed setting to get the most out of Italian beautiful weather. Indoor venues are provided in case of bad weather.


  • Daily 3 hrs classes - Monday to Friday - morning (from 9.45am) and late afternoon/evening (from 4.45pm)
  • 4 extra class activities (part of the course) for a total of 9 hours

For more details please download the full timetable and terms&conditions

How Much

Prices starting from:

Both packages (B&B and Hotel) include:

  • Accommodation + breakfast + tourist tax for 7 nights
  • 24hrs of Italian course (all levels)
  • Materials and photocopies for the course
  • Tourist brochures and maps
  • An Italian-style Aperitivo
  • Guided tour of Colle di Val d’Elsa in Italian (suitable for all levels)
  • Guided tour of Castellina in Chianti in Italian (suitable for all levels)
  • Transport to and from Castellina in Chianti
  • Guided tour of the vineyards and the cellar of a family-run farm in the heart of Chianti Classico Black Rooster region - (Casina di Cornia)
  • Wine tasting + light dinner at Casina di Cornia

Both packages (B&B and Hotel) do not include:

  • Flight to and from Tuscany
  • Transport to and from the airport
  • Optional free time activities (see programme for the full list)
  • Travel insurance
  • A £300 deposit is required to finalise your booking.


Choose your favourite accommodation option between the ones selected by City Lingual:

  • Arnolfo B&B 7 nights DSU (double for single use) in Arnolfo B&B + breakfast + tourist tax + Italian course : £739 (other options available – please contact us for more info)
  • Relais della Rovere 7 nights DSU (double for single use) in Relais della Rovere 4* Hotel + breakfast + tourist tax + Italian course : £919 (other options available – please contact us for more info)

What to Do to Book your Language Holiday

Contact us and book your language holidays!
Book your place for the 1st holiday (11th-18th June) and give your deposit by the 15th April 2016
Book your place for the 2nd holiday (27th Aug-3rd Sept) and give your deposit by the 24th June 2016

Get in touch

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