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Italian is one of the four national languages in Switzerland and it is the official language in Ticino, the Swiss region that borders Italy on Lake Maggiore and lake Como. Ticino is a safe place, strategically located in the heart of Europe, making it the perfect holiday destination for everyone, no matter what the season: here, you’ll find plenty of art, culture and fun the whole year round!

  • Modern and comfortable rooms, relaxation areas and multimedia classrooms.
  • Tailored language programmes, with modular and learner-centred courses.
  • A variety of activities and excursions every week.
  • Two high-profile locations in the heart of Europe.

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Yes, I recommend this program

One week in Lugano

From the first contact I felt at home. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful during my stay in Lugano. The Italian teachers were excellent and, even if I spent only one week there, I felt I made good progress. I chose the GI20+4 private lessons and everything met my needs. It was just six of us in class and that was perfect because everyone had the chance to speak and to express doubts.
I've been there during carnival and I recommend this period because in Canton Ticino this is a must-see. Four crazy days of music, traditional parades and risotto in the main square. What surprised me the most was that at the end of the carnival I could even talk to native Italian speakers.
Almost all my lessons were in the morning, so I had the chance to visit quite a lot of places in the area, like the medieval castles in Bellinzona. The school staff helped me organize my trip.

If you did this all over again, what's one thing you would change?
I would attend more private lessons and I'd probably extend my stay to two weeks.
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