Learn French in Tours

The mild climate of the Loire Valley calls you to the great outdoors, where the rolling countryside with hundreds of castles on the Loire river banks meets a quaint town with many museums, boutiques and markets.

Once home to the rich and famous, the town upholds a charming air about it and is an ideal location to learn French in France. If you happen to come in July don't miss a garlic festival in the charming town of Tour.

French Language School in Tours

Location: The language school in Tours is located in the center of the dynamic old town. You’ll find numerous restaurants and cafés steps away from the school next to charming medieval buildings. Our school is in a marvelously renovated 18th century building with a 15th century cellar. From the classroom window you can see Charlemagne tower, one of the town's oldest attractions.

Facilities: We have comfortable and spacious classrooms, and in the summer months you can unwind on the rooftop terrace. We have a library of print and video material including French film, audiovisual and computer resources, and free internet and wi-fi.

Teachers: All are qualified teachers in French as a second language with many years of experience.

Materials: Included in tuition.

French School Accreditations

  • Member of the FLE (French Language Schools) group.

French Courses in Tours

Booking fee: 75 Euros
Classes per week: Individual , Group 20+5h , Group 20h , Small Group 20h

Type: Individual, Group, Combined group/individual.

Class size: Maximum of seven.

Start Dates: French courses in Tours begin every Monday.

Includes: Weekly summary of the subjects to be taught in the following week; a student card entitling you to discounts at cinemas, bookstores, museums, etc; certificate of achievement and written report detailing achievement and materials and methods used; opportunity to sit for the DELF exam, administered by the French Ministry of Education; guided tour of the city if attending a regular session.

Specialized: Listening and speaking, French society, French for business, Grammar, History of art, French for law, DELF, DALF, TEF, TCF and other exams prep, Literature, French for medicine, Preparation for university studies in France, French political life and current issues, French for diplomacy, to live in France, Wine course, To buy property in France, French gastronomy.

French Course Fees (Euros)

Weeks Standard course/ DELF
(20 hrs)
Combined/ DELF
(20+3 hrs)
(15 hrs) (20 hrs) (25 hrs)
1 n/a 670 1050 1400 1750
2 855 1190
3 1130 1685
4 1375 2215
6 2025 3285
8 2675 4355
12 3645 6495
16 5275 8635
24 8025 11845

Language learning and cultural activities

Tours is a university town and a cultural hub with a rich history. It’s best to explore the many boutiques, museums and markets on foot. The town is renowned for its 15th and 16th century chateaux where royalty once lived. We are only an hour from Paris and all it has to offer. We organize excursions and tours of the nearby attractions, such as chateaux, medieval fortresses, wine cellars, and Chartres Cathedral. There are many opportunities for the sports enthusiastic in the region; sailing, rowing, golf, tennis, horse riding, etc. In the evening, there are endless occasions for enjoying arts and entertainment; ballet, concerts, art galleries, the magnificent cuisine of the region, and of course the wine. Living with a French family provides the best cultural interaction and language practice available, should you choose this option.

Accommodation in Tours

Options: Home stay, B&B in a Chateau, Private apartment.

Type: Single, Couple.

Description: Home stay - single room or double for a couple, shared or private bath, half board; Private apartment - studio or one bedroom, fully furnished, weekly linen and maid service, TV, telephone, laundry facilities, .

Meals: No meals, breakfast only, half board.

Travel time to school: Private apartments are within walking distance; B&B in a Chateau will require your own transport to school; Home stay from 5 to 25 minute walk.

Airport pickup: From Charles de Gaul, 345 Euros. Better to take the train.

Accommodation Fees (Euros)

  Home stay (w/ half board and shared bath) Home stay (w/ half board and private bath) Furnished apartments and studios Chateau bed and breakfast Hotel 2* Hotel 3* Hotel 4*
  Single Couple Single Couple Studio Apartment
1 night n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 60 125 220
1 week 175 280 195 300 364 511 750 n/a n/a n/a
1 month n/a n/a n/a n/a 1056 1472 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Accommodation booking fee: 45

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