LISA! Study Abroad

LISA! Language courses in Italy | 2 weeks of Italian in Trieste £917

Monday - Friday — 09:00 - 17:00


Trieste, located in Northeast Italy, is home to cheerfully gesticulating Italians who meet for an espresso amongst the city's ancient buildings. This fascinating town connects Italian culture with old Austrian traditions and influences from the Balkans.

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  1. Top location: Dynamic city where Italian, Austrian and Slavic culture meet
  2. Quality: Classes in small groups, friendly atmosphere, intensive learning
  3. Perfect for families: Babysitting service available on request

This charming city on the Adriatic coast connects Italy's laid-back lifestyle with Austrian Café Culture and culinary influences from the Balkans. The deep blue water of the Adriatic reflects white cliffs and the sea breeze carries the intense scent of wild plants. From the 14th century to 1918 the city belonged to Austria and traces of the former monarchy can still be found in splendid art nouveau buildings, cafés with Viennese charm and statues of Princess Sissi. Trieste’s unique beauty fascinated and inspired authors like james Joyce, Italo Svevo, Rainer Maria Rilke or Franz Kafka. Our language school is located in the city centre, a couple of minutes away from Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia. Among its countless cafés and bars on the nearby streets you can experience Italy in all of its authenticity. At any time you can find people talking while gesticulating, laughing and, of course, eating. The promenade along the steep coasts will lead you directly to the white Miramare Castle. At night, students meet in the city centre or on Viale XX Settembre for an Aperitivo  with local wines and to party until dawn.

LISA! Language courses »

Our LISA! Language courses in Trieste are high-quality Italian courses taught by competent teachers, who adopt an efficient and modern teaching method.
Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday. Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the course, your accommodation will be in a school-owned shared flat, in a studio or in a friendly host family.

Accreditations »

With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programs. Our language school is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and is a member of the organisations EDUITALIA and IALC. Lessons take place in small groups: this guarantees quick and efficient learning. All our teachers are native speakers specialised in teaching Italian as a foreign language.

Your language course in Trieste »

On your first day at our language school in Trieste, you will be placed into an appropriately-levelled class after taking a language proficiency test. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning process. After class you’ll have plenty of free time to explore Trieste and the surrounding area. Our language school offers a variety of organised activities throughout the duration of the course and our team of staff at the school will be happy to advise you on the best things to see and do around Trieste. They can also recommend places to go shopping, where to get a coffee and the best bars and clubs. You can also choose to explore Trieste independently, although it won’t be difficult to find fellow Italian learners to go with! Practice makes perfect when it comes to learning a foreign language, so we suggest that you take every available opportunity to practice your newly-learned Italian with locals. Staying with a host family is the perfect way to make use of what you learn in class every day.  

Arrival »

We recommend you to take a flight to Trieste. Our return transfer service from Trieste airport to the school-owned flat, studios or host family is included. If you arrive in Trieste by train, the return transfer from the train station to the school-owned flat and to the host family is included. You can reach your studio from the train station by taxi, that will cost you approximately €5-10.  For further information we invite you to contact us via telephone or e-mail.

Things to do in Trieste:  

  • Enjoy the sun on small and picturesque bays

  • Enjoy the amazing view of the city during a walk on the Napoleonica promenade

  • Taste pralines, cakes and chocolate in the art nouveau confectioners La Bomboniera

  • Relive Austrian history by visiting the Miramare Castle

  • Watch the sunset from the pier Molo Audace

  • Have Aperitivo on Viale XX Settembre

  • Retrace the steps of the poet Rainer Maria Rilke walking on the Rilke Promenade

  • Ride a bike along the beautiful cycling path from Trieste to Sistiana

  • Taste local wines and food in a typical Osmiza

We are happy to help you find the language course which best meets your needs. We will give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.

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