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Learn Spanish in Cuenca

Cuenca

Brush up on your Spanish or learn the basics from scratch in a peaceful and elegant setting.

With its gracefully curving river banks and flourishing gardens, the colonial city of Cuenca is a great place to learn Spanish in a tranquil environment.

You might be looking to learn the basics of the language before setting off for the rest of your trip, or to brush up on your intermediate Spanish in an inspiring setting. Whatever you hope to gain from a language course, this is an enriching experience which will grant you inside access to sides of South America you might otherwise miss out on.

Classes are held in a peaceful converted townhouse in a quiet residential area. Language tuition is in short, bite-size sessions spread over a week, offering a rapid grounding in grammar and vocabulary as well as a contextual overview of the local culture. Accommodation is with a friendly local family to offer you the chance to practice all you've learned, while there are also regular trips and activities beyond the classroom.

 

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  • Chris Rendell Dunn
    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

  • Evie Oswald
    Evie Oswald - Travel Expert

    It's hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Expert

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.

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