French and Cooking in Montpellier

From £512 pp

France, Montpellier

Min 1 week

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French and Cooking in Montpellier

From £512 pp

What You'll Do

This mixture of French and cooking is perfect for those looking a deeper look into Montpellier and its culture. You will come away from this trip with great memories, new friends, a better understanding of the language and a few new recipes to share with your friends back at home!

The course includes 20 lessons a week (15 hours) and is available for anyone, beginners (A0) all the way to advanced speakers (C1).

You will be tested before arrival so that the teacher can understand what level you will be starting at. Through interactive sessions where you will be speaking as well as writing and learning the basics 0f the language you will leave a much better linguist.

Class are from 10 am to 1:15pm on Monday and then 9 am to 12:15pm Tuesday to Friday. These will all be taught by an expert who graduated from French University in French as a Foreign Language. The teacher will use a variety of methods to keep the course fun and interactive to keep you engaged.

At the end of your course you will have a final test to see how you have progressed and will be rewarded with an official certificate of your level.

On top of this, you will have the opportunity to discover local and seasonal products that you will cook according to French traditions with the techniques that the Chef will teach you.

You will discover the fresh products he has purchased for the recipes, you will learn how to cook them and make the most of them! The cooking class will be followed by a tasting/meal accompanied by a wine chosen by the Chef. Enjoy your meal!


Develop your understanding and application of French

Be taught by local experts

Learn about the local cuisine and taste your attempts at traditional French dishes

Your Local Host:

French School in Montpellier

We, as a family-owned school, are dedicated to the welfare of our students from the booking until the end of the programme. Our team speaks 7 languages and is available for any question or request at school reception, by email or phone. Our school enjoys a very central location in Montpellier with all connections available (bus, tramways, trains). Our teachers are native and offer a personalized follow-up to each student in class. We also offer a wide range of pedagogical and leisure activities for our students to practice the language,

Experience Itinerary

A Typical Day

Your lessons on each day will take place Monday-Friday, with them running from 10:00 to 13:15 on Mondays, and from 09:00 to 12:15 on Tuesdays through to Fridays.

You’ll also receive two cooking lessons during your week in Montpellier, where you’ll learn some of the secrets of French cuisine and get to practice your French further in a fun, hands-on setting.

What can I do in my free time?

Many people choose to travel solo on our language holidays, as they’re a great way of meeting like-minded people who want to immerse themselves in new cultures as they travel the world.

In Montpellier, you can explore the maze of grand boulevards and shady old town alleys that hide lively pubs and bars, or spend some time lounging on the nearby white-sand beaches.

Location Information

Montpellier is a city in Southern France, known for its history and culture. You will be able to explore the beautiful Mediterranean city as you complete your course. Visit some of the beautiful architectural designs in the area and learn about the city’s rich history on your day off. You will also get the chance to learn about the local cuisine and its delicacies. You are also only a short drive from the coast which would be the perfect break from all your hard work!

  • 6 nights of accommodation (if selected)
  • 20 French lessons (4 daily Monday - Friday)
  • Access to the development centre
  • 2 afternoon cooking classes that are designed around a different theme each week: a product, a type of meal or a technique!
  • Expert teaching
  • *If you book accommodation with a local host, train station/airport transfers are included in the price


Absolutely not! The course is tailored to you and your level whether you are a beginner or an expert. This applies for both the language and cooking parts of the course