Learn Italian in Italy

Experience Italy as never before...

Unique Cultural Experiences

Native Tutors

Enjoy the company of a native tutor who will teach you conversational Italian whilst doing what you like most, exploring food markets, enjoy wine tasting or simply having an authentic Italian lunch together.

cookery programs

Take advantage of our Italian with professional cookery programs which combine the love for the Italian language with the passion for Italian food. Our courses are the most fun and relaxing experiences.

Anywhere in Italy

Our innovative bespoke courses help you learn Italian by choosing the experiences you like most; such as cooking, visiting Italian wineries and vineyards, tasting local products at farmer markets and more!

Cooking in Italy

Short courses

3 hr per day for 3 days £465

6 hr per day for 3 days £750

Includes cooking and Italian language class, meals made by you and a glass of wine. These are professional cooking courses led by Massimiliano Cotilli with over 29 years of experience worldwide. 

Minimum 2 people subject to availability

Corporate Bespoke

Here is your opportunity to stand out and offer your valuable team an unforgettable experience anywhere in Italy with plenty of team building activities, relax and entertainment. We pride ourselves in taking care of our clients always going the extra mile to satisfy their needs. We are good listeners and deliver only outstanding services.  Please get in contact, we will be delighted to assess your requirements.


Italian Conversation and Cooking Course

Your Live & Learn Italian Experience

  • Return transfer from Rome’s airport (Ciampino or Fiumicino)
  • Welcome drink (Prosecco)
  • Accommodation for 5 nights at the Astura Grand Palace Hotel 4 stars (shared double room for 2 people or twin room), bathroom en suite. Free Wi-Fi and access to the hotel cosy well equipped gym
  • Continental and American Breakfast buffet
  • Internal transfers for scheduled activities listed in the program
  • 12 hr Italian cooking lesson with Signature Chef Max Cotilli
  • 12 hr Italian language immersion while cooking with native qualified, friendly Languages Alive Tutors
  • Recipes and language photocopies provided
  • 3 Lunches, tasting your own Italian creations at Elegant Restaurant “SATRICVM” . A glass of wine included.
  • 5 Dinners at local restaurants. Set menu including a glass of house wine. Vegetarian option available
  • Guided visit of the “CASALE DEL GIGLIO” winery with 7 labels wine and local food tasting
  • Nettuno By night, guided walking tour around the picturesque medieval centre and the marina
  • Return train tickets to Rome
  • Half day guided excursion in Rome with an official guide. Free time in Rome
  • Optional free visit to the American and English Cemeteries
  • 24 hr assistance by your tutor/tour leader from Languages Alive
                                             £1,836 pp*
* Price based on a minimum of two people in double occupancy arriving together. There might be a supplement in December 2023 & Spring/Summer 2024
*Customised experiences available, just let us know your preferences.

* Terms and conditions apply

Not included:

Medical and travel insurance
Lunches and drinks not mentioned in the included section.
carnevale venezia 2023
Festa della Befana 2023

Winter Experiences

  • Christmas shopping in Rome or Florence
  • Learn how to cook traditional food and make Italian Christmas sweets
  • Experience religious and pagan traditions such as the living nativity scene and beloved Roman tradition of “La befana” celebrated by children and adults alike
  • Spend a romantic St Valentine’s day with your loved one tasting the finest Italian chocolate and indulging in a scrumptious Italian dinner.
  • Experience the most amazing Carnival ever in Venice or Viareggio