LISA! Study Abroad
LISA! SPANISH COURSES IN SAN SEBASTIAN
The noble and elegant city of San Sebastian is located on the Bay of Biscay and is called the capital city of “Pintxos”. This is the local name for tapas, which you can buy everywhere and taste deliciously. Our language school is located only a couple of minutes far from the sea.
Price example: 2 weeks £752 - Find all prices here
3 REASONS TO CHOOSE SAN SEBASTIAN:
- Spanish and More: ‘Language and Culture’ courses for participants over 50
- Best location: Accommodation, beach and sights nearby the school
- Course diversity: Intensive , one-to-one, 'Spanish & Surf', 'Spanish & Cooking'
The Basque capital of San Sebastian lies on the Bay of Biscay in the north of Spain. In 2016 it has been chosen as the European City of Culture. In the past, this noble coastal city was the summer resort of the Spanish royal family. It is characterised by elegant streets, green boulevards and large squares adorned by architectural masterpieces. One of its most beautiful buildings is the “Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro” in the historic centre. San Sebastian is known to be the capital of the Basque gastronomy. This city has more than 100 cooking clubs, where people get together to experiment with new recipes. Furthermore, San Sebastián is home to worldwide famous chefs, who run luxury restaurants in the city centre. In our LISA! Language school we offer a combination of Spanish and cooking courses, as well as surf lessons. In the picturesque fishing harbour at the foot of the “Monte Urgull”, you can meet master chefs like Juan Mari Arzak buying some fresh seafood. In numerous bars of the city you can taste “Sidra” (typical apple wine) and delicious “Pinchos”. The city hosts many festivals such as the “Jazzaldia” or the “Tamborrada” throughout the year.
LISA! Language courses »
Our LISA! Language courses in San Sebastian are high-quality Spanish courses with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday (see Calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the language course you will have your chosen accommodation.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organized language programmes. Our LISA! school in San Sebastian is member of ALTO, FIYTO, Instituto Cervantes and TANDEM International. All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialise in teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
Your language course in San Sebastian »
On the arrival day of your LISA! Language course you will arrive in your accommodation. During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning.
After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organized activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestion on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends. You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travelers wishing to join you during your tours. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with the local people. Therefore, we suggest that you to take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing every day what you have just learned.
We recommend that you take a flight to Bilbao, San Sebastian or Biarritz. From Bilbao airport there are bus connections to San Sebastian. The bus of the company PESA leaves every hour from 9:00 to 22:00. Buses from San Sebastian leave every hour from 7:30 to 22:00. You may also book our private transfer service from the airport or train station to your accommodation, available from 6:30 to 21:00. For further information we invite you to contact us per telephone or e-mail.
Things to do in San Sebastian
Have a roller coaster ride in the historic amusement park on the Monte Igueldo
Visit the “San Telmo Museum”
See the “Guggenheim collection” in Bilbao
See a play in “Victoria Eugenia” theater
Surf on Zurriola beach in Zarautz
Dance Salsa and Merengue in a bar of the historic centre
stroll along the seaside promenade “la Concha”
visit the “Casa de la Risa” on the Monte Igueldo
browse in the modern city library
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.