Learn French & Cooking in Toulouse

From £815 pp

France, Toulouse

2 Weeks

Small Group up to 12 People

Learn French & Cooking in Toulouse

From £815 pp

What You'll Do

Combine learning the beautiful French language with a cookery course and learn to cook delicious French food during hands-on lessons in Toulouse; immerse yourself in all things French on this popular French language and cookery course suitable for elementary to advanced French levels.

Whatever your level from elementary to advanced; learning French in Toulouse 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.

Combine your French course with learning to cook delicious French cuisine on this French and cooking course in the dynamic and vibrant city of Toulouse.

You will be taught to speak French by highly qualified native French speakers who have a passion for teaching and use proven language teaching techniques.

You’ll have 2 hands-on cooking classes each week where you will learn to cook a full French menu and fully immerse yourself in the country’s delicious cuisine before sitting down and enjoying the mouth-watering food you have prepared.

Get more from your holiday, learn French and cooking, have fun, meet new people and take home two new skills that will stay with you forever.


Learn to cook delicious French food in a professional cookery school.

Study French in the dynamic city of Toulouse, France's 4th largest city.

Fantastic location in the centre of the city, minutes from the metro.

Your Local Host:

French Language School in Toulouse

Dedicated to teaching French since 1991, this friendly French language school is located in a beautiful traditional building in the centre of Toulouse, just five minutes from Place du Capitole. Toulouse is France’s 2nd largest university city, making it a dynamic city with lively nightlife. Cosmopolitan with a small town spirit and large city facilities, Toulouse boasts a rich cultural heritage and authentic French spirit. Toulouse is perfectly located for those looking to learn French in France in a dynamic cultural city.

Experience Itinerary

A Typical Day

– Classes start at 9.15am each day year round and finish at 1pm
– Classes run daily Monday through to Friday each week
– You will have 21 group classes per week lasting 45 minutes each
– You will have a short coffee break around 11am
– Each week you will have 2 cooking workshops lasting 1.5-2 hours each
– Lessons take place in the afternoon or evening and the exact date and time will be confirmed on arrival at the language school
– After your hands-on lesson you will sit down to eat the delicious meal you have prepared

What can I do in my free time?
Many people on these holiday courses travel solo as they make perfect singles holidays 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 city centre of Toulouse with lunch at a typical French restaurant
– Excursions to Carcassonne, nearby medieval village of Cordes, the castle of Montsegur and the remains of the Cathar strongholds
– Visits to the Toulouse Lautrec museum
– Parties and picnics
– Rugby games
– Cinema, theatre and opera visits
– 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

Where can I stay?
You’re welcome to make your own arrangements so you can pick accommodation to suit your needs, however, optional accommodation can be booked in addition to your language course with a local host family. You can simply add this option to your booking (for an additional charge) and more information can be found in the FAQs section at the bottom of the page.

Location Information

Located in a beautiful traditional building in the city centre of Toulouse, Toulouse keeps the perfect balance between small town comforts and the excitement and facilities a big city has to offer.

– City centre location, just 5 minutes from the Central Plaza of Toulouse
– 2 minutes from the Esquirol Metro station
– Traditional building surrounded by ornate balconies
– 10 well equipped classrooms with WiFi
– Student lounge
– Reading room with French DVDs and books
– Many facilities nearby including the outdoor markets, rugby stadium, lively nightlife, bars and restaurants

Nearest airport: Toulouse – just 9km from the city centre and within easy reach by bus, taxi or train.

  • 23 French language lessons each week suitable for elementary to advanced levels
  • French lessons each day Monday to Friday starting at 9.15am to 1pm
  • 2 hands-on cooking classes per week (lasting 1h30-2h in the afternoon or evening)
  • All cooking ingredients and materials
  • The delicious meal you have prepared
  • Recipes and vocabulary sheet
  • A French language level test
  • Internet / WiFi Access
  • Optional social and cultural activities (some with small charge)
  • Enrolment fee
  • Textbooks and class materials
  • Welcome Pack
  • Guided walking tour of Toulouse
  • Tandem language exchange service
  • Course completion certificate


- Suitable for elementary to advanced French language learners
- Please note this course is not suitable for complete beginners of French language
- Cooking lessons are suitable for all
- Please note the cooking lessons are taught in French but you will receive help and guidance with the new French vocabulary - a great way to learn French and improve your vocabulary!
- Minimum age 18

- The language school is open year round with a break for Christmas
- French and cooking courses start on Mondays throughout the year
- If you book the optional accommodation with this learning holiday, you’ll check-in on Sunday before the course starts

- You will be asked to complete a written language test before your arrival
- On arrival, you will complete an oral language test
- This test will assess your understanding of the language and will help the course organisers to place you in the right group class for your level

Please note the school will be closed on the following days:

School closed but classes will be made up:
5 April
14 July
11 November
Classes will not be made up or refunded:
24 May
1 November
Classes will take place:
13 May
The school will be closed from:
18 December 2021 - 2 January 2022

Host Family

Choose to stay with a local family to enhance your language learning experience. Your hosts may be a couple, family or a single person. All hosts are sociable, like to meet new people and can give a warm welcome to students giving you the opportunity to practice your language skills on a daily basis. You will have your own private room and will share a bathroom (or choose to upgrade to a private bathroom). Rooms are safe, clean and are all inspected and approved by the school on a regular basis. You will be provided with breakfast each day, and room prices run from Sunday evening before your course starts to the Saturday morning after your course has finished. The price includes 1 load of laundry per week and the family will also collect you on Sunday at the airport or the train station. To book this, please enter your flight or train arrival details in the special request box. Check in must be between 8am and 11pm. Check out is between 10am and 12pm. If you have any special requests such as non-smoking, no pets, allergies and so on, please note these in the special requests box during the booking process. These requests will be accommodated where possible but cannot be guaranteed. Accommodation is located within 25 minutes of the school.