About Parola Italian Language School in Florence

Professional And Welcoming Italian Language Center 

For more than 25 years, Parola Italian language school has been offering Italian language courses in the historic center of Florence. For this reason, professionalism and kindness are the strengths of our language institute.

Our Italian lessons are held in a stimulating and friendly environment where it is possible to make lasting friendships and have a full immersion in the Italian language. 

Students of all ages and nationalities are happy to call Parola their language school of choice.

Advantages Offered by Parola Italian Language School

Expertise and friendliness play an important role in our Italian language courses. The energetic and professional approach implemented by our staff benefits our students as they learn the Italian language.

We provide students with mother tongue teachers specialized in instructing the Italian language to foreigners. In addition to that, thanks to our extra school activities in the afternoon, students can socialize and learn Italian with pleasure and enjoyment.

Parola Italian language institute offers the following advantages and learning opportunities in the historic center of Florence:


  • CILS certification authorized by the University of Siena (Official certificate for the Italian language)
  • Individual or Group Italian language courses across 6 linguistic levels, from beginner to advanced
  • Combination courses: group classes combined with individual lessons
  • Maximum of 12 students in each class (5 – 7 students on average)
  • Lessons for international students of all ages
  • Affordable course prices include optional social activities in Tuscany free of charge
  • Evening Italian courses at our language school until 8:30 pm, Monday – Friday
  • Italian language courses for Au Pairs in Tuscany
  • Supplementary courses such as lessons in Italian cuisine, drawing techniques, and painting classes but also Italian language courses paired with Italian history, cooking, drawing, or painting

CILS Center And Authorized Language School

Parola Italian language school is officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education.

Parola is also officially certified by the Università Per Stranieri di Siena (University For Foreigners of Siena) for the preparation and final exam of the Italian CILS Certification in Florence.

Parola School is Located in The Heart of Florence

Parola school is located near Piazza Santa Croce in the historic center. We are within walking distance of the most important monuments and museums in Florence.

Our school is located in a very lively Florentine neighborhood, surrounded by many nice restaurants, coffee shops, and bars. 

Our central location makes it easy for our language students to enjoy the daily cultural events and dynamic nightlife in Florence.

The Church of Santa Croce in Florence

Other Services Offered by Parola Italian Language School

  • Student assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Student housing services
  • Booking services for all Florentine museums
  • Assistance through the VISA process (Permit of stay)
  • Authorized center for the CILS preparation course and the CILS exam in Florence
  • Final certificates for American universities and CEE universities
  • Free Wi-Fi and Internet stations (with webcams for Skype) at our school
  • Classrooms available to watch videos in Italian language or use Skype
  • Italian DVD’s and books available for rent or to use at our language school
  • Projector for the use of students and available for conferences at our headquarters

About Classes at Parola Italian Language School

Parola Italian language school is renowned for its helpful and welcoming atmosphere.

Parola is a mid-size school and our students come from all over the world, including the United States, the UK, Germany, Turkey, Austria, Spain, Denmark, China, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, and Latin America.

Extracurricular Activities in Tuscany With Parola School

Parola Italian language school in Florence not only offers professional and friendly Italian instruction but also organizes free time activities outside of the classroom. Our evening and weekend activities include museum visits, educational walks in Florence with our language teachers and cultural trips in the Tuscan region.

Most of the extracurricular activities of the school are free of charge, apart from public transportation in Florence or in Tuscany.

Further Information About Parola Italian Language School

Operation And Opening Hours

Parola school is open year-round from Monday to Friday, except for the national holidays. For special lessons, during the December and January festivities, you can call the school at this number: 0039 055 242182. Our office is open from 8:30 am to 6: 30 pm.

Of course, our Italian language school provides free Wi-Fi for students, as well as access to computers with word processing and internet via a fast ADSL or Wi-Fi connection. Students can also use Skype at our computer stations.

Contact Parola Italian Language School

For further information, please contact Parola Italian language school or call us at +39 055 242182. We will be happy to answer any of your questions concerning our Italian courses and activities in Florence.