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CIAL Lisbon

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About CIAL Lisbon

CIAL Lisbon is centrally located, with a large array of shops, cafes, restaurants, and other leisure amenities within minutes of the school. Founded in 1959, CIAL Portuguese School in Lisbon has a long experience in teaching Portuguese as a foreign language to students from all over the globe.

CIAL Lisbon offers a large range of course including Portuguese lessons combined with surfing and teacher training courses. The school offers a warm and friendly atmosphere and social activities are regularly organised.

✅ Ideal location in the heart of Lisbon

✅ Easy access by public transport

✅ EAQUALS, IALC and Instituto Camões – Accredited Centre

✅ Located 15 minutes from Lisbon Airport

✅ Portuguese + Surfing 

✅ All levels from Beginners to Advanced

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School Facilities

✅ Historical building

✅ IT equipment, such as tablets and computers

✅ Free Wi-Fi

✅ Central heating and AC

✅ Student lounge and kitchen area


Portuguese Courses at CIAL Lisbon

To book a Portuguese course at CIAL Lisbon school just click ‘Book now’ below. Check the start dates, select the number of weeks, select an accommodation option and airport transfer, and then check the price before you book. Get your free quote now!

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Weekly Activities in Lisbon

✅  Guided walks of the City Centre

✅ Show cooking and wine tasting sessions

✅ Visits to Jerónimos Monastery and São Jorge Castel

✅ Dinners in typical Fado restaurants

✅ Excursions to nearby location such as Cascais and Sintra


Accommodation in Lisbon

Lisbon is a large city, so it is common for students to take public transport to get to CIAL Lisbon. Best option to stay close to CIAL Lisbon is to choose the Student House which is within walking distance.

Host Family: breakfast only

✔️ Private bedroom

✔️ Shared bathroom and common spaces

✔️ Breakfast

✔️ Wi-Fi

✔️ Towels and bed linen

✔️ Located 10 to 20 minutes distance to the school

✔️ Minimum age – 18


Student House: self-catering

✔️ Private bedroom

✔️ Shared bathroom and common spaces

✔️ Self-catering and access to fully-equipped kitchen

✔️ Wi-Fi

✔️ Bed linens and towels

✔️ Located 10 minutes walking distance

✔️ Minimum age – 18

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CIAL Lisbon Reviews

| 2 reviews

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Would you go back?
April, 2019
Friendly and well run, professional school. Great teachers, a lovely school and a great atmosphere. I stayed in a private flat, had a great time and my Portuguese improved a lot!
November, 2018
The school has really helped me improve and dramatically increased my confidence to speak Portuguese.

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