Spanish School in Cusco, Peru


Take Spanish lessons in the amazing Inca city of Cusco and inhale the exciting mix of Inca and colonial history that is spread throughout the beautiful city. Our popular Spanish school in Peru is located in a colonial-style building with blue balconies and a sunny patio, at only a few steps of the famous Plaza de Armas in Cusco. There are eight classrooms, a common kitchen, lounge room and many cosy corners to relax or study or talk to your classmates. A student residence and a travel agency are located within the Spanish school. Nearby the school are many restaurants, cafes, Inca walls and from the balconies, you see the famous Temple of the Sun.

Why Study Spanish in Cusco:

Cusco is a hotspot for travellers in South America
The school and the residence have a prime location in downtown Cusco
After Cusco, continue your Spanish classes in the Sacred Valley of the Incas or the Tambopata Rainforest!
The goal of the Spanish classes is to make you speak Spanish quickly
The teachers have a passion for the Spanish language and create a fun and enthusiastic environment for Spanish learning.
Dive into the Peruvian culture with fun activities and visits in Cusco

No matter your level of Spanish, the school in Cusco, assures you learn Spanish in a group that accommodates your level - from Spanish for beginners too advanced. Private classes are also available, or, you can combine both. There are various special Spanish programs, such as Medical Spanish, Spanish and Travel, Total immersion, Spanish and DELE, and Spanish for families. The Spanish teachers are dedicated to teaching solid Spanish classes, and you will improve your Spanish fast while having a great time in the classroom. The Spanish classes in Cusco include trips to the Inca Museum or the local San Pedro market, among others and touch on subject as culture, food, traditions. All the teachers are local Peruvians who love to share their knowledge and background with the students.

The Spanish school has a student residence in downtown Cusco. Living here is a popular option: your accommodation next door to your classroom! There are single and shared rooms with shared bathroom facilities and two meals a day. There are a kitchen and a shared living room where you can relax with the other students. If you want a close-up look into the Peruvian culture, we offer Peruvian host families as a housing option. Living with a host family is a great opportunity to practice what you will have learned in your Spanish classes. Peruvians are known to be very friendly, and Peruvian food is great.

* Due to the corona pandemic, the school has temporarily closed down the student residence.

Impossible to be bored while studying Spanish in Cusco. Cusco is a lively city with plenty to do. The school offers many free activities: a walking tour, a welcome dinner, salsa dance lessons, lessons Peruvian cooking and visits to places of interest, such as the choco museum or the neighbourhood of San Blas. Cusco’s nightlife is popular too. Outside of Cusco, visit the Sacred Valley or do adventure tours: hiking, biking, paragliding, zip line, or quad biking. Last but not least, Cusco is the gateway to new World Wonder Machu Picchu.

Cusco, meaning ´navel´ in Quechua, used to be the centre of the Inca Empire. Nowadays Cusco is one of the traveller's hubs of Latin America, a popular and beautiful town high in the Peruvian Andes. Cusco offers beauty, history, culture, nightlife, adventure sports, hiking opportunities, Inca ruins, picturesque villages and even more. There are plenty of restaurants and bars, museums, cobblestoned streets and typical neighbourhoods with churches, Inca walls and nice little souvenir shops. Nearby Cusco is the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas and Cusco is the connecting town to the most popular destination of Peru: the Inca Citadel Machu Picchu.

There are different volunteer projects in Cusco if you are interested in learning Spanish and be part of the local community. Practise your Spanish and get a first-look into the life of Peruvians. Volunteering in Peru will teach you about the Peruvian culture in a unique way. Volunteering is also a good way to practice your Spanish language skills in Peru. Volunteer possibilities include working with kids in after-school projects or public schools or volunteer in medical programs. Volunteering or doing an internship in tourism is a possibility too, and there are ecological projects in the rainforest.

Cusco and beautiful surroundings provide endless opportunities for adventure or cultural trips and activities. In the Sacred Valley of the Incas, you find amazing scenery, Inca ruins and picturesque villages as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros. You can go rafting, quad biking or do a zip line, or visit the ruins and enjoy the village. Another popular tour is to Rainbow Mountain or the alternative tour to Palccoyo. This stunning mountain range gets its name from the many different colors displayed in its mountain peaks. The number one tour from Cusco and a highlight for many is, of course, the visit to Machu Picchu: take the train or do one of the many hikes such as the Inca Trail or the Salkantay Trek – this is a day you will never forget!! Weekend trips from Cusco include a visit to Lake Titicaca, the Tambopata Rainforest or Arequipa and Ica where you can go sandboarding.

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Reviews Spanish School Cusco:

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I took four weeks of Spanish classes in Cusco and am happy to say that I improved my Spanish a lot! The teachers knew how to make it interesting, and we even visited the chocolate museum! The classes are very practical, and there was a lot of... Read More

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There are lots of Spanish schools in Cusco, but no school here is like this Spanish School. When I first arrived here, I was welcomed by Sarah, the volunteering coordinator, who gave us a short introduction about how things work here at the school... Read More

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Hola Chicos! Soy Davide and soy de Switzerland. Three weeks ago, I came to Cusco to study Spanish at this school. The main reason I came to Peru was to get to know my mother´s native culture and language! It was always a dream of mine to spend more... Read More

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¡Buenos Dias! Soy Valquiria y soy de Brasil! I´ve been attending this Spanish School in Cusco for the past month and have loved every second of it. I had studied Spanish for one year in Sao Paulo, but I felt like I needed to be exposed to a... Read More

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