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If you are serious about learning Italian, this is the place to go!

I researched Italian immersion schools for years and kept coming back to Il Sasso as the best place... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
New York
A semester abroad

Il Sasso is an amazing Italian language school! I spent three months studying at the school. During... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
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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 11 December 2015

I researched Italian immersion schools for years and kept coming back to Il Sasso as the best place to go. Finally this year, I attended and was delighted with the results. I was initially concerned about how I would be taught Italian in a total...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank loiswj
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Il Sasso is an amazing Italian language school! I spent three months studying at the school. During that time, I learned so much about the language and the culture. I picked up so many conversational skills while studying at Il Sasso. The teachers, staff, and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Bcwestland
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This fall I spent 2 weeks at il Sasso, after being there for one week in 2014. I hope to return next year, as it is for me a very invigorating experience. The teachers do a great job of making the class both challenging and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Allenwills
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

For a number of years I thought about taking classes at il sasso. When I finally was in Italy for a while I emailed and got a last minute spot. They were incredibly responsive and lined up a fantastic apartment with an amazing view over...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank 1der
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I studied Italian at Il Sasso, the school for foreigners, in Montepulciano for 2 weeks. The teachers were friendly, knowledgeable, and able to teach small groups very successfully. Anyone one who wants to learn Italian, from beginner to experienced students should go to Il Sasso...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank gary s
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I spent 3 weeks in September-October this year at Il Sasso. This was my fourth visit in as many years, because I love the environment of learning and culture provided by the school and the town. I would recommend the experience to anyone wanting to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank petermperth2015
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I attended Il Sasso for 3 weeks in 2014, and 2 weeks in 2015. I'm already organising to go back for 2016 - I just have to work out how many weeks I can be away from work. The teachers are all wonderfully helpful and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Desley H
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Rules of Italian grammar can be read or imparted in a classroom anywhere in the world. Fortunately, that is not at all what Il Sasso is about. By sponsoring an atmosphere of spontaneity and discovery, the school facilitates immersion in the sounds and pronunciation of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Biernacki
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Attending Il Sasso was an amazing adventure! I studied there for 3 weeks in May. I learned so much about the culture, the food, and the local history. And, of course, the beautiful Italian language! The teachers are extremely knowledgeable, patient, and creative. They incorporate...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Rob P
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Have studied in Perugia, Cortona and here in Montepulciano. Il Sasso is the best. Great teachers. Organized and responsive. Plus it is a great place to be. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2015
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