Algarve School


Algarve School.

Learn Portuguese in Faro.

Our Algarve school is located in Faro, the capital city of the Algarve. The school building is next to the municipal market, in the heart of the city centre, and walking distance from all major points of interest.

Our Portuguese Courses

Our goal is to help you become fluent in Portuguese. We have the best course for you!

Discover the Algarve studying at Cial.

Learn portuguese in Faro, visit the city and get to know the Algarve.

Student Testimonials.

What our students say. Testimonials from around the world!
Jillian Jaclyn Waechter Jillian Jaclyn Waechter Switzerland Cial school is perfect if you want to surf and learn Portuguese.
John Still John Still United Kingdom The lessons were interesting, informative and well structured. I feel that I made good progress in a short time.
Johanna Behrens Johanna Behrens Germany The course had a very good quality, very fast progress and the teacher answered all the students’ questions.
Simon Einstein Simon Einstein Switzerland I was very pleasantly surprised. Great teaching method. I was happy that the teacher spoke only Portuguese with the class.
Anne-Marie Parent Anne-Marie Parent Canada Both of my teachers were not only highly qualified but also very nice and interesting. I would recommend the school and the teachers to friends and colleagues.
Mackenzie Cooly Mackenzie Cooly United States Best language course I have ever taken. Hermínia is kind, generous, intense and an absolutely excellent teacher!
Braden Reynolds Braden Reynolds United States Very professional. Janaina is a great teacher. I also learned a lot during the outings and walks with Miguel.
Ester Gutiérrez Ruiz Ester Gutiérrez Ruiz Colombia Very good, I enjoyed the lessons with Madalena. I hope to come back and will recommend you to my friends. Thank you!
Ruri Takahashi Ruri Takahashi Japan Learning here was a lot of fun!! All teachers are great and very nice. Thank you!
José-António Femenía José-António Femenía Spain It is always a pleasure to be back in CIAL!
Zachary Stoebner Zachary Stoebner United States I very much enjoyed the school, the classes and the experiences. I couldn’t ask for more: it was the best part of being here.
Mildred Mbira Mildred Mbira Kenya I liked the way the professors were teaching and the students learn very actively. I came at zero level and now I am leaving knowing a lot of Portuguese.
Ian McKelvy Ian McKelvy United Kingdom I would definitely recommend CIAL and will return soon, I hope. You successfully mix learning with fun – which is so important.
Isabel Baldwin Isabel Baldwin United Kingdom The school has really helped me improve and dramatically increased my confidence to speak Portuguese.
Juan José Gonzalez Juan José Gonzalez Colombia It is great, you can do sports in Lisbon, go surfing with Cial and join cultural activities.
Nina Hochstrasser Nina Hochstrasser Switzerland I really like it that we are in small groups, there aren’t many people in each group. This is very good to learn, to be able to speak a lot and learn the language even better.
Pedro Quintero Gonzalez Pedro Quintero Gonzalez Colombia There are people from all over the world, from many different nationalities.
Ben Borowiecki Ben Borowiecki United Kingdom Thank you CIAL for a wonderful experience! I made some of my best friends at CIAL and learnt a huge amount in a short time.
Christina Schoepe Christina Schoepe Germany There are very good teachers. Teaching is of a high level. I come back every year.
Federica Zeppieri Federica Zeppieri Italy EVERYONE is extremely professional and nice! They not only teach the Language, but also provide useful information about the cultural life in Lisbon.
Valentina Zabolotniaia Valentina Zabolotniaia Russian Federation Great language school, top professionals! I totally recommend it.
Daisuke Ishii Daisuke Ishii Japan At Cial there is a good environment to learn Portuguese.
Camilla Kinderlöv Camilla Kinderlöv Sweden High quality on everything. Really good teachers overall. Highly Recommend!
Janina Sild Janina Sild Estonia It was a very nice experience! Even in one week I got the basics. We talked a lot, which was good.
Maria Cristina Manitta Maria Cristina Manitta Italy I really enjoyed everything and also want to thank the teachers for their help!

Algarve School Gallery.

  • Learn Portuguese and have fun in the Algarve

    Learn Portuguese and have fun in the Algarve

    Cultural and social activities are included in the course price.
  • The Algarve is one of the most beautiful regions in the world

    The Algarve is one of the most beautiful regions in the world

    Discover it in our citywalks and visits to monuments and museums.
  • We have great student accommodation for you in Faro

    We have great student accommodation for you in Faro

    Just choose from the different options available.

Easy to get here!

Airport Airport 15 minute drive from Faro International Airport.
Train Train 10 minute walk from Faro train station.
Bus Bus 5 minute walk from Municipal Market bus stops.
Taxi / Uber Taxi / Uber Convenient and affordable.
Rua General Humberto Delgado, 5
8000-355 Faro
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