Spanish Courses and Teacher Training Courses located in scenic San Sebastian on Spain’s northern coast. Lacunza IH San Sebastian offers Spanish courses all year round from short courses (minimum 1 week) to year long courses.
In 2014, Lacunza IH celebrates its 25th year and in 2016 San Sebastian will be the European Capital of Culture.
San Sebastian’s Top Ten:
1.Perfect combination: CITY+SEA+ MOUNTAINS.
2.Friendly: Medium sized that’s really safe to walk around day and night!
3.Location: Only 20kms from France) and well connected to Madrid, Barcelona, London and Paris.
4.Gastronomy: San Sebastian has the highest number of Michelin stars per square meter in the world and is equal to Paris as it has 3 restaurants with 3 Michelin stars.
5.Culture: A different type of Spain with the addition of Basque culture and language.
6.Events: Home to international film and jazz festivals as well as local events and festivities.
7.Architecture: Urban design with interesting architecture set amongst a beautiful landscape.
8.La Parte Vieja: The Old Town is a pedestrian area full of shops and pintxo bars with a vibrant nightlife.
9.Weather: Mild temperatures year round with a winter average of 8ºC and 22ºC in summer.
10.Day trips: A perfect basecamp for exploring the mountainous or coastal regions of Basque Country as well as the famous Camino de Santiago.
Additional Teacher Training Course Information
Methodology and Culture for non-native teachers. A teacher refresher with a review of grammar points form a didactic point of view, and an update on Spanish culture and present day Spain. We provide p
Few cities offer as many options and entertainment activities as San Sebastian. The spectacular city combines beautiful beaches, mountains, unique culture and long running traditions. With its internationally recognised Jazz & Film Festivals and Michelin starred cuisine, San Sebastian is a popular holiday destination for individuals and families alike. Local celebrations such as Semana Grande Carnival and San Sebastian Day guarantee a wonderful experience year round.
The school boasts numerous quality awards: CEELE, CSN, Bildungsurlaub and accreditation by Instituto Cervantes. The modern facilities of the centrally located school include: 18 air conditioned classrooms with HIFI sound systems, library with videos and DVDs, theatre room, free computer and WIFI access, outdoor terrace and social area with vending machines, 2 private parking lots and disability access and facilities. Across the road is sunny Cristina Enea Park and a modern art museum ( in 2015).
The school offers a variety of courses adaptable to individual study, family packages and special interests. Year round courses: Intensive, Intensive +1 or +2, one-on-one, Spanish & Surfing, Spanish & Cooking, Work Experience, Business Spanish, Executive Crash Courses and D.E.L.E. exam preparation.
The school offers host families as well as shared and private apartments. Students can choose from bed & breakfast or bed, breakfast & dinner. All Junior Course participants enjoy full board with a host family. The school also offers airport transfers, cultural activities, sports and excursions.