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An adventure that surpassed my expectations in every way

From the minute I had first contact with the school via email , through to my arrival and for the... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Port Hope, Canada
Ivy League of Italian Language Schools

I just returned from Italy where I spent 3 months studying Italian at Il Sasso and I cannot... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
san diego
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The Italian language school Il Sasso is located in Montepulciano, a beautiful, renaissance town that stands on a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves in southern Tuscany. The school was founded in 1983 by people who are still running it...more
Via di Gracciano Nel Corso 2 | Incrocio Piazza Delle Erbe, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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All reviews learn italian recommend il spent weeks three weeks minute break fellow students perfect place to learn great progress ivy league learning environment extra curricular activities an exceptional experience a lot of fun this past october tuscan hill town beautiful location grammar
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

From the minute I had first contact with the school via email , through to my arrival and for the entire two weeks i was at Il Sasso, I couldn't have asked for a better experience. My interactions with the admin staff via email before...More

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank vleee2
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I just returned from Italy where I spent 3 months studying Italian at Il Sasso and I cannot emphasize enough what a fantastic school it is. Il Sasso has a dedicated student following; I met students from all over the world; some coming to the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was only able to attend class at Il Sasso for one week this past October, but it was a really great week! After a placement test I quickly settled in with two great teachers in the correct level. Even with only one week both...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Anthea00
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I spent a week at Il Sasso back in June this year and my only regret is that I didn't stay longer! From the quintessential Tuscan hill top setting of Montepulciano to the warm, inviting reception from the school upon my arrival, it really was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Pixie041
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

For many years I have holidayed regularly in the Montepulciano area and I have always wanted to register with Il Sasso to improve my Italian. This time I took the opportunity to do so and I'm very glad I did. Tuition was provided every morning...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

I have taken Italian lessons several places in Italy and at home in Texas, but Il Sasso is by far the best language school. I first spent a week there in 2013, but this time I returned for a whole month, and I still can't...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank SaraStevenson
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Sadly only spent a week in class.... I wanted more! Classes are fun, instructors encouraging and you will make great school friends!!! I would highly recommend for people of all levels. In addition, the afternoon excursions are a total blast! Can't wait to return to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

I returned to study at Il sasso in 2017 this time for two weeks, after a great experience in 2016. Once again I can't say enough about the high quality of the instruction - I'm a retired language teacher, so I know good teaching! -...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

In the course of one week with group and private lessons I learned more than two years nightschool. Wonderful people great activities and a nice central location for other visits

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Having spent two-weeks at Il Sasso in 2015, I returned in July/August 2016 for a month as it was such an exceptional experience ... and it was once again. I've been learning Italian now for five years at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Sydney...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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