Taking a course in Florence means a totally immersion into the Italian culture and lifestyle. Florence is the ideal location to learn Italian because it’s where the Italian language was created by Dante Alighieri. Florence is a vibrant and high-energy city, home of many museums and art galleries and it is called the "Cradle of the Renaissance": actually the Renaissance can be perceived just by walking through the centre and looking around. Even if it's packed with tourists all year round, Florence has many secrets corners to discover and where you can relax. Furthermore Florence is the heart of Tuscany which means it’s very easy to visit places such as Lucca, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo or the vineyards of the Chianti region.