One of the best Italian Language Schools in Italy, Il Sasso is recognized by the Ministry of Education and ISO 9001 certified. Since 25 years it offers courses in Italian Language, Culture, Art, Wine, History, Literature, Italian for Business, Preparation for CELI and CILS. The school is open all year round both for group and individual teaching. The teachers are specialized in the teaching of Italian as a foreign and second language, and are particularly experienced in instructing adult students. The school of Italian Il Sasso is in Montepulciano, in the heart of Tuscany, half way between Florence and Rome. It is located in a historic building in town. It has 8 large, airy classrooms and a hall for conferences. There is a terrace with a lovely panoramic view as well as free Internet Point for students and free WiFi access. The Italian language School Il Sasso offers to its students a wide variety of excursions and afternoon activities - guided tours, wine, olive oil and cheese tastings, cooking lessons, walks in the countryside and the opportunity to study or watch films at the school. Students are of every age group and come from all parts of the globe. Class sizes are from four to nine students. The classes of Italian Language and Culture are divided into six levels based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the European Council, with an additional level for students who wish to concentrate on conversation. The principal objective of our language courses is to get our students, even those in the beginner and elementary levels, to the point where they're able to communicate in Italian.
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Mr. is an exclusive micro-resort designer for men; Mr. Resort is a guesthouse based on a personalized and exclusive idea of hospitality. It is not the usual design hotel but an "experience destination" which gives deep emotions to the guest, a small urban oasis which is much more than just a place to relax.
Mr. will be an integral part of your experience in Florence, it will make your discovery of the never-ending beauties of the city more intense and satisfying.Mr. intends to offer a lifestyle, preferably fluctuating and in transformation. It prefers sensuality to advanced technology.In Mr., comfort and elegance are born in an environment which is filled with memories from the past.
The materials used in the common areas of this High quality Inn are the ones that communicate with the sight and the sense of touch: antique wood, terra-cotta, antique majolicas, stucco, slaked lime and stone.In the rooms, glam and glitter accents accompany precious materials such as crystals, mirrors, gold, velvet, the ebony colour of the lava stone used as a coating in the washrooms and the Plexiglas of very modern illuminating machines. Everywhere there are evocative objects which light up the fantasy.
Entrance is at Via delle Ruote 14/a, a typical Florentine road, characterised by private homes, ancient palaces, and a few fine restaurants frequented by a local regular clientele.
Piazza San Marco and Galleria dell’Accademia (which hosts the marvellous David by Michelangelo) are only a block away; the Duomo, Piazza San Lorenzo and Cappelle Medicee are only at a 5 minute-walk.The Galleria degli Uffizi is at about 15 minutes walking, and you can easily reach it through all the most famous streets for shopping (Gucci, Prada, Ferragamo, Versace, D&G, Armani etc).The Ponte Vecchio will offer you all the beauty of the city seen from the river.For who loves jogging, it is possible to reach the garden of Fortezza da Basso (three-minute walk from Mr. Hotel), where Pitti Uomo fashion shows take place during some months of the year.
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