In the province of Biscay in north central Spain, surrounded by mountains and beaches, Bilbao is a truly exciting city in which to study Spanish! Often referred to as the ‘capital of joy and satisfaction’ you can be sure to feel welcomed to this city by the friendly locals, who are famous for their delicious cuisine, tapas bars and fiestas! Bilbao is also known as one of the main financial, commercial and cultural centres of Spain, and this is evident in its fantastic shopping, cultural events and institutions such as the Guggenheim museum, entertainment and sports events.
Our school in Bilbao
Our Spanish language school in Bilbao is located in the city centre, near Abando station and the Arriarga Theatre. The school offers first-rate facilities for learning Spanish including free Internet access at the school (via PCs and WiFi), the school also have study materials and a film collection available for students who want to study outside lessons, helping you make as much progress as possible during your stay at the school.
Courses in Bilbao
Spanish language courses offered at our school in Bilbao include group courses of 20 lessons per week and private lessons. Group lessons have a maximum of just 10 students per class, with students placed in groups determined by languge level.
A business course is also available, induding 20 lessons each week, focusing on business vocabulary and Spanish working culture.
You may like to consider staying with a carefully selected Spanish host family, who will welcome you into their home and encourage you to speak Spanish! This type of accommodation is offered on a half or full board basis, giving you the opportunity to live and eat as the Spanish do! You can also choose self-catering accommodation in a shared apartment, which is usually located within walking distance of the school. Apartments are fully furnished and include a weekly cleaning service and WiFi access.
Activities are arranged regularly at our school in Bilbao, in order to give you a taste of the local culture, experience the city and practice your Spanish outside of the classroom! Examples of activities offered include guided tours through the historical centre of the city, trips to the theatre, concerts, festivals, carnivals, Latino and salsa music, Spanish film screenings, tapas nights and visits to Vittoria, San Sebastian, Santander, other nearby towns and beaches.
How to get there
Bilbao is home to an international airport, with flights available to a variety of European cities. There are also several flights daily, connecting Madrid to Bilbao in just an hour.
We would be happy to arrange airport transfers for you on arrival into Bilbao, although these are not included in the course price.
Location of our school in Bilbao
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