French Language and Pâtisserie Course

From £430 pp

France , Rouen, France

5 days

Small Group up to 12 People

What you'll do

The rich gastronomic scene in the city of Rouen and Normandy makes it the perfect place to learn the French language as well as the art of French pâtisserie; on this unique 1-week course you’ll be combining morning language lessons with afternoon hands-on cookery for all language levels.

Experience
Highlights

You’ll make typical desserts like macarons, eclairs, choux pastry & more.

Located just one hour from Paris with less crowds & more affordable prices.

Learn French at this award-winning family-run language school.

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French Language School in Normandy

This friendly family-owned and run French language school is located in the medieval city of Rouen, capital of the beautiful region of Normandy in northern France.

Normandy is famous for its beaches, the historic Mont-Saint-Michel, architectural gems and is home to the second largest collection of impressionist paintings in France. It’s.. Read More

Experience Itinerary

- A Typical Day

– Arrive at the school by 8:15am on your first day for a short level test to assess your understanding of the language and be placed in the right group class for your level
– French classes run daily Monday to Friday each week
– Classes start at 9:30am and finish at 1pm
– You will have 3 group classes per day lasting 60 minutes each
– You will have a 30 minute coffee break in the morning
– On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons you will have your cooking lessons from 2:30-5:30pm
– Your cooking lessons will be hands-on as you typically learn to create macarons, eclairs and choux pastry, fraisier (strawberry gâteau) and Normandy apple tart

What can I do after the language lessons?
– The language school will organise a weekly social activity programme including visits to local sites of interest
– Typical half-day activities during the week are:
Visits to Rouen museums
Visits to local radio or TV stations
Visits to local institutions such as local government authorities
Visits to Rouen’s horticultural gardens and other sights
Sports activities such as swimming or skating
– Typical weekday and Saturday activities (not included in the course fee) are:
Theatre and cinema evenings
Restaurant evenings
Visits to Mont St Michel, WW2 Landing Beaches, Bayeux, Giverny, Etretat, Dieppe, Caen, Camembert, local markets, and many more
– You will also have time to explore the local area and practice your new found language skills or just kick back and relax

 

Rouen, France

Location Info

This award-winning French language school has been teaching French as a foreign language since 1992. Located in the beautiful city of Rouen in the northern region of Normandy, you’ll find yourself just 1 hour from Paris with the same rich French..

  • 15 Group, 60 minute French lessons (for complete beginners to advanced levels)
  • French lessons take place from 9:30am-1pm, Monday to Friday
  • 3 cooking lessons on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 2:30-5:30pm
  • Language level test at 8:15am on your first day
  • Enrolment fee
  • Class materials
  • Orientation session on your first day
  • WiFi access
  • Use of library and resource room
  • Various cultural activities (some with small charge)

FAQs

- Suitable for all French language levels from complete beginners to advanced
- Cooking lessons are suitable for all levels and will be focused on making French pâtisserie
- Minimum age 16 with no upper age limit

- The school is open year round with a break for Christmas and New Year
- French and cooking courses start on the first Monday of every month
- Your course will start on Monday and finish on Friday
- If you choose to book optional accommodation, you will check-in on Sunday and check-out the following Saturday

This language school is open on all public holidays in France, except for Easter Monday and 1 May. Any lessons missed on these two days will be made up during the week in which the holidays fall.

The school will also be closed for 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year.

French Language and Pâtisserie Course