Learn French in Lyon

From £229 pp


5 days

Small Group up to 12 People

What you'll do

Learn French in Lyon on this popular 1-week French course for all levels from elementary to advanced at this friendly language school; you’ll be amazed at how much you pick up on a French language holiday in Lyon as your lessons can be put into practice outside of the classroom every day.

Whatever your level, elementary to advanced; learning French in Lyon is the best way to accelerate your language learning experience. Immerse yourself in the local French culture and progress rapidly practising your new found skills in your free time.

You will be taught by highly qualified native French speakers who have a passion for teaching and use proven teaching techniques. Lessons are highly interactive and taught in French so you will speak French from day 1 both inside and outside of the classroom. With 21 lessons per week, you’ll be progressing your French skills rapidly during your stay.

Get more from your holiday, have fun, meet new people and take home a new language skill that will stay with you forever.


Learn French in Lyon, a recognised UNESCO city.

Many optional social and cultural activites to choose from.

Fun intensive and interactive French lessons.

French Language School in Lyon

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French Language School in Lyon

Dedicated to teaching French since 1999, this friendly French language school is located on the 1st and 4th floors of a beautiful art deco building in the historical city of Lyon. It’s run by director, Frédérique and her team of teachers, who are all highly qualified native French speakers with a passion for teaching.

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Experience Itinerary

A Typical Day

– Classes start at 9am or 1.30pm each day depending on your language level
– Please note that classes start at 9.45am and 2pm on Monday
– Classes run daily Monday through to Friday each week
– You will have 3 group classes per day lasting 45 minutes each
– On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday you will have a 90 minute workshop designed around activities to work on improving and practicing your French language skills in more specific contexts
– There will be a short coffee break between lessons

What can I do after the language lessons?
– Many people on language holidays travel solo so the language school organises a host of social and cultural activities each week to help you to get to know your fellow classmates and to integrate you into the French way of life, some activities are free and others have a small charge and may include:
– Guided tours of the historical town centre of Lyon and its museums and galleries
– Tastings of local products, such as, wine, cheese, chocolate and much more
– Excursions to the Alps to ski in the winter months
– Parties and picnics
– Afternoon trips on the Rhône
– Cinema visits
– Theatre workshops
– You will have plenty of free time to explore the local area and practice your new found language skills or just kick back and relax on this language learning holiday

students enjoying the city

Reviews (1)

V Minichiello-Price

Sunday 14th May, 2017

I found it very useful that the school also organised additional 'tutorat' classes, which allowed students to develop a particular grammar point, or practise their conversation outside of the usual timetable.

Location Info

Lyon is France’s 2nd largest city and boasts a rich cultural heritage famous for its gastronomy and vineyards and more recently for its football team. At the crossroads of the main European cities, close to the Mediterranean Sea and Alpine ski resorts, Lyon is perfectly located for those looking to learn French in France in a dynamic cultural city.

Go learn to speak French at this excellent French language school in the UNESCO city of Lyon and brush up on your linguistic skills on a French language holiday.

– Stunning art deco building
– Centrally located in the heart of historical Lyon
– UNESCO site
– 9 well equipped classrooms
– Internet access in the student room
– WiFi access
– Coffee machine and water fountain
– Microwave
– Library with French DVDs and books
– Outdoor smokers area
– Many facilities nearby including cinema, ..

  • 21 French language lessons suitable for elementary to advanced levels
  • Please note this course is NOT suitable for beginners
  • 3, 45 Minute French lessons per day, Monday to Friday starting at 9am or 1.30pm depending on your language level
  • 3, 90 minute workshops designed to improve your language skills in more specific contexts
  • A French language level test (please arrive at 8am on your first day for a short oral test)
  • Enrolment fee
  • Internet / WiFi Access
  • Optional social and cultural activities (some with small charge)
  • Text books and class materials


- Suitable for elementary to advanced level French learners
- Please note this course is NOT suitable for beginners
- If you are a beginner, we do offer an alternative course for you, please get in touch
- Minimum age 18

- The school is open year round with a break for Christmas
- French courses start on Mondays
- If you choose to book the optional accommodation, you will arrive on the Sunday before the course and depart on the Saturday after the course
- Students can also stay more than one week, please contact us on [email protected] for courses lasting 2 weeks to one year

13 April
1, 8, 21 May
14 July
11 November
19 December 2020 - 3 January 2021

Lessons falling on a holiday will be reimbursed or replaced with an activity.

Learn French in Lyon