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Via Bernardo Bonaiuto, 20 - Trapani

Scuola Virgilio is a young and cosmopolitan language school in the beautiful seaside town of Trapani, Sicily offering a perfect blend of language, culture and fun. Our students come from around the world, both young and adults, with a special focus on seniors with 50+ courses. All students get personalised advice to find the best accommodation and make the most of their stays. Private and tailor-made courses (including homestay, on-line, business and specific courses) are available year-round. Official CELI exam centre. Bildungsurlaub.

You'll get a 7% discount on tuition by booking your course at

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General Information

  • Minimum age of students: 15
  • Lesson duration: 60 min
  • Maximum class size: 9
  • Average number of students in group: 4
  • Number of classrooms: 5
  • School's foundation year: 2006
  • Level placement test on the first day: No
  • The nearest airport: Trapani
  • Distance from the nearest airport: 15 km
  • School opening times: 9:00-20:00
  • Distance from the airport: PMO Falcone-Borsellino Airport km, TPS Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi km


  • Balcony / terrace
  • Library
  • Free WIFI
  • Printer for student use
  • Table games
  • Tea / Coffee room
  • Photocopier for student use
  • Self study room

Classroom equipment

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms
  • Heating in all classrooms

The price includes

  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • WIFI Internet at school
  • Language test before the course
  • Organized activities at school

Course materials:

included in the price

Top student nationalities

Leisure activities

Activities Included / at extra cost Distance from school
Cooking 30 € 0,2 km
Diving 10 km
Swimming 0,2 km
Mountain Biking 5 km
Tennis 1 km
Sailing 1 km


Online Italian Course: one-to-one 10 hrs/ week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 10
Lesson duration 60 min
Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 228 €
245 €
Minimum age of students 15
Maximum age of students 100
Maximum group size 1

Course description

Scuola Virgilio’s online Italian classes are tailored to each student. However, they are more suitable for those who already know some Italian and wish to improve on it via distance learning. Teachers will adapt to your needs according to your learning goals, such as preparation for an Italian certification exam, a business meeting or simply your holidays in Italy.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course start dates

04.12.2023, 11.12.2023, 18.12.2023


School residence Studio with kitchen or kitchenette

Two studios with a double bed: one at the ground floor with kitchen, one on the 2nd floor with kitchenette.
Each studio has private bathroom, air-conditioning, fridge, table, cupboard or chest of drawers, TV.
Common areas: on 2nd floor buffet with kettle, microwaves, breakfast products; cleaning products; on 3rd floor sea-view terrace with tables and chairs, deckchairs, washing machine, clothe horses, sink.

Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 150 €
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival
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Price includes: air conditioning, access to free WIFI in the building, access to kitchen, weekly cleaning, access to the laundry room, heating, bedding, private bathroom, towels, TV
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Saturday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 18
Minimum stay in weeks 1
Distance from school walking 0 min
Distance from school by public transport 0 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 50 €
High season supplement per week 25 €

Host Family Homestay

Homestay accommodation can be in an apartment with one person, a couple or a family of several people, and includes:
● accommodation in an independent room
● breakfast (not served at the table)
● use of the kitchen to prepare meals, washing machine, etc.
● use of the bathroom

Price per week:
Price: 225 €
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival
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Price includes: heating, bedding, towels, shared bathroom
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Saturday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 16
Minimum stay in weeks 26
Distance from school walking 0 min
Distance from school by public transport 0 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 40 €


Terms & Conditions

Description of the booking process, deposit payment, balance payment

1. Making a booking.
1.1 The booking will be made via through an online booking system.

2. Deposit payment
2.1 A deposit, in the amount specified in the booking process, to secure a place on the course, will be charged to the student at the time of booking.

3. Balance payment
3.1 The balance will be paid by the student to the school directly.
3.2 For the payment of the balance, the school will issue an invoice to the student, with the deposit deducted, and forward it to the student along with confirmation of enrolment and other documents relating to the booking. The invoice will include the methods of payment accepted by the school, as well as the deadline for payment.


For latest booking terms, to include changing the booking, cancellations, withdrawal from the course, and others, see below:


Minimum attendance: one week. Courses are sold by the week, not by the day. 

Hours of lessons taught per week (per day):

Standard course: 15 hours (3 hours/day) for 4 up to 9 students – 12 hours (3 hours Monday to Thursday) for 3 students – 9 hours (2h15 Monday to Thursday) for 2 students – 6 hours (1h30 Monday to Thursday) for 1 student.

Standard Plus course: the above plus 5 hours per week for 2 up to 9 students (1h15 Monday to Thursday); the above plus 4 hours (1h Monday to Thursday) for only 1 student. Classes are arranged by the DOS based on each student’s knowledge of the Italian language as demonstrated in the placement test and during class interaction.

Closing days for public holidays: May 1, June 2, August 15. At least 50% tuition time for these days is recuperated within the same week.

Refund terms: If you cancel up to 15 days before course start (a Sunday) the school keeps the 50€ registration fee only; between 14 and 8 days the school keeps the amount above, ie. 50% of the total due for registration and tuition fees. If you cancel 7 days or less before course start, you must pay 100% of the tuition fees and will not be entitled to any discount, even if you do not attend all or part of the course for whatsoever reason.

Visa refusal: in case of visa refusal, the school keeps the registration fee and the amount equivalent to one week of Standard course.

Classes are bought for a given person for the current year and must be used before the end of the group class season. Unused weeks/days/hours of class cannot be spent in the following year or transformed into private lessons or transferred to someone else.

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