Learn Spanish in Santiago de Compostela, and experience a city of unique architectural beauty. With innumerable palaces, monasteries, squares and historic buildings dating back over 1000 years, our Spanish language school is situated in one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Spain.
Vist Santiago de Compostela and sample the fine Galician cuisine and wines and discover this university city’s vibrant cultural life. Santiago is also an ideal base from which to explore the natural beauty of this ‘undiscovered corner’ of North West Spain, with its snow-capped mountains, green valleys and unspoilt beaches.
Although Santiago de Compostela is famous as the final destination along the Camino de Santiago, or St. James's Way, this is a great location for students wanting to experience real life in Spain, as the city is still largely untouched by tourism and the majority of visitors to Santiago de Compostela are Spanish themselves!
Our school in Santiago de Compostela
Our Spanish language school in Santiago de Compostela is located in the beautiful historic centre of the city, just a few minutes walk from the cathedral and the narrow streets of the Old Town. The school has 6 classrooms, with free wifi access available throughout the building.
Courses in Santiago de Compostela
You can learn Spanish with an ‘Intensive’ Spanish course, consisting of 20 lessons/week, with a maximum of just 10 students per class. Alternatively, you can choose a ‘Super Intensive course’ course, which is a combination of the ‘Intensive’ course, with 5 extra lessons focusing on oral communication skills.
Students can also combine group lessons with additional private lessons, or book a course of private lessons on their own.
Our Spanish language school in Santiago de Compostela also arranges Work Experience placements, for students who want to stay on in Spain after finishing their Spanish course. The programme includes 2, 4 or 8 weeks of Spanish lessons followed by 8 weeks of work experience. Typical placements include: tourist information offices in the city; tourist promotion of Galicia; city museums; farming cooperatives, travel agencies; and hotels. This programme is designed to give students experience of using their Spanish practically in a work environment.
Spanish host family accommodation in Santiago de Compostela is a really popular option with students hoping to meet local people during their stay. Host families are available on a half board basis (2 meals each day) and mealtimes provide the perfect opportunity to chat with your hosts and practice your Spanish language skills!
We can also arrange accommodaton for you in Santiago de Compostela in a student residence, or if you would prefer to cater for yourself, in a shared apartments with kitchen access.
Like all our schools in Spain, our Santiago de Compostela school organises a cultural program, including social evenings, cinema trips, Spanish cookery lessons, Spanish music evenings, beach trips and excursions to various locations within Galicia. The school arrange at least two different activities each week and the activity programme is designed to give students plenty of opportunity practice Spanish in real life situations and discover Santiago and the beautiful region of Galicia.
How to get there
The airport in Santiago de Compostela is located just 10 km away from the city centre and has flight connections from many major airports. Our school can arrange airport collection from Santiago Airport, for students who wish to be met on arrival.
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