Learn Spanish in Cusco
Have you always dreamt of learning Spanish in Cusco? There is no doubt that Cusco is the most stunning location to learn Spanish in Peru. Our Spanish language school in Cusco is located only a few minutes’ walk from the historic Plaza de Armas. It is fair to stay that when you learn Spanish in Cusco with us, you are totally immersed in all Cusco as to offer.
Learning Spanish at our school Cusco
Our Cusco Spanish school is located in a beautiful, recently renovated colonial building with classrooms, a common room, a kitchen and a nice courtyard with blue balconies, the latter of which are typical architecture for the city. The AMAUTA Student Residence and our travel agency Dos Manos Peru are also located here and can help you make the most of the time you spend here to learn Spanish in Cusco.
Cusco has it all
The city is a unique place for learning Spanish and living alongside local people. The former capital of the Inca Empire is now a favorite travel destination for visitors to Peru. It’s unsurprisingly, really, as Cusco has it all: breathtaking nature, dramatic scenery, ancient cultures, and plenty of social activities, granting endless options to spend your free time after Spanish classes in Cusco.
At only a few steps from our Spanish School in Cusco, you can find a range of dining options in local restaurants, pubs and trendy cafes, as well as an array of excellent museums, remarkable Inca-built walls, and exquisite colonial churches.
During the weekends, there’s always time to visit ancient Inca villages like Pisac or Ollantaytambo in the nearby Sacred Valley, go trekking through Andean scenery, or river rafting or biking; or you just soak up the atmosphere in one of Cusco’s old and picturesque neighborhoods.
Spanish school Cusco
The standard Spanish course at our Spanish school in Cusco includes four hours of either private or group instruction per day. This is our most popular Spanish course. The Spanish classes can take place either morning or afternoon, taught by two different qualified teachers; this allows for a variety in teaching styles to ensure that you learn Spanish in Cusco the way you find best.
The teachers at our Cusco Spanish school dedicate much class time to practical activities and exercises to learn to understand and speak Spanish in a practical way. Of course, you also spend time on Spanish grammar exercises, vocabulary building writing and reading. We work with an interactive, modern lesson method that includes all of this.
Alongside the 20-hour Spanish courses, you can also choose from a wide range of specialized Spanish courses, allowing you to learn Spanish in Cusco alongside other activities or interests. These include Medical Spanish, Spanish and volunteering and Spanish and Peruvian cooking, among others.
N.b. Most of the specialized Spanish courses only take place at our Spanish School in Cusco.
Accommodation in Cusco
For our students who learn Spanish in Cusco, we have different accommodation options available. Firstly, you can choose to stay with a Host Family in Cusco to accelerate your Spanish language learning and grant an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture in Peru. Alternatively, you can opt to stay in our very popular Student Residence, located within the Spanish school in Cusco, right in the city center of Cusco or rent an apartment. Note that if you choose to study Spanish at our Spanish schools in the Sacred Valley or in Tambopata, accommodation at our school campus is included the week price.
Cusco: more about Cusco
Cusco is situated 3,400 meters above sea level, surrounded by mountains and valleys. It has a population of 350,000 inhabitants - most of them indigenous and descendants of the Incas. The Cusco region has much beauty to offer, with the panorama of the Andes, many famous Inca ruins and the magical town of Machu Picchu.
Cusco is an eclectic city, full of culture and history. The entire town is like a large museum, with beautiful churches and cathedrals on every corner and old, typical neighborhoods built on original Inca stone foundations. No doubt, it is a popular tourist hub, one of Peru’s most important and historically significant cities in Peru.
Cusco is the oldest city in the western hemisphere and the cradle of the ancient Inca civilization. And, of course, it is known worldwide for its proximity to the amazing archaeological ruins of Machu Picchu. The city is located in the western part of the valley of the river Watanay and is considered one of the highest cities in the world.
Cusco is also an indigenous center, with many traditional people coming into the city each day to sell their products and services. In addition, there are constantly fiestas, festivals and parades with traditionally dressed people dancing and live music.
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