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"In the heart of the French Pyrenees"

This program offers complete immersion in the French language and culture to students who wish to improve their level of French intensively, quickly and effectively on the basis of intensive lessons and activities at the heart of French habits.

Classes will take place in  Bagnères-de-Bigorre, in the Hautes-Pyrénées, here is a little presentation that is worth a look!


About Bagnère-de-Bigorre


​​Bagnères-de-Bigorre is located in the heart of the Hautes-Pyrénées at an altitude of 550m at the foot of the  Pic du Midi , as well as the mythical  Cols d'Aspin , and  Tourmalet (Tour de France) . The Grand Tourmalet offers more than 100 km of slopes, which makes it the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees .

Discovering the waters of the hot springs, the Romans built the first spa around the city, "Vicus Aquensis" (the city of springs), which spans at least half of the present city.​ Bagnères and its architecture characteristic of spa towns is surrounded by a  preserved and lush environment. She stays  the first spa town  of the department and welcomes more than 8,000 visitors each year.


Bagnères-de-Bigorre is 20 minutes from  Lourdes, 1h30 of  Toulouse , 2 hours from  Biarritz and 2h15 from the Spanish border.


The activities are diverse and numerous, among a wide range, you will find:

       Mountain activities : via ferrata, mountain biking, hiking, trail, skiing ...

    Water sports : kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing ...

    Aerial activities : paragliding, tree climbing ...

Underground activities : canyoning, caving ...

    Cultural activities : marble museum, Escaladieu abbey, the road to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle ...

Other : golf, yoga, pottery, photography ...

And much more!

The  accommodation

We offer four types of accommodation for which there is always the "linguistic immersion" aspect highlighted through exchanges during dinners, shared activities or simply during activities of daily life at your host's. Here are two examples of possible homestay accommodation:


At Gilles & Michèle's

An entire floor for yourself in a typical house in the city center - an ideal formula for an optimal immersion :)

A homestay bedroom in the city center to enjoy city's activities - an optimal option to talk to local people

If you want another type of accommodation, you can have a look at the Bagnères-de-Bigorre tourism office or on Airbnb.

Additional information

- Here is a typical schedule for a 20h program (it remains flexible) :

- To know more about the prices it is here,

- For a custom quotation, please contact us by email or through the "contact" page.  

« If you talk to a man in a language he understands, you are talking to his head. If you talk to him in his language, you talk to his heart »
Nelson Mandela

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