Study French at our French language school in Biarritz, where you can learn French and surf at the same time! Biarritz is one of the best places for surfing in Europe, as the surfing conditions are perfect all year round and are fantastic for surfers of all levels, from complete beginner to advanced! Many international surfing championships are held in the town, which is also home to many well-established, reputable surf schools. Biarritz is an idyllic seaside town with spectacular, long, sandy beaches and its proximity to the Pyrenees Mountains means it is also an excellent location for those who enjoy skiing, hiking and other outdoor pursuits. Biarritz is also the perfect base for exploring the French and Spanish Basque country!
Located just 20 minutes’ walk from the town centre, our French language school is housed in a modern, spacious building. Its excellent facilities include bright, air-conditioned classrooms and a self-study room, as well as free Internet access and wireless Internet access throughout.
The wide range of French language courses offered by our school in Biarritz means that you are sure to find the right course for you! Group courses of 20, 26 or 30 French language lessons per week are a fantastic option if you would like to improve your overall level of French, whereas private courses are perfect if you wish to tailor your lessons to meet your own specific requirements. If you would like to study French in a group, but would also like the opportunity to tailor some lessons to address certain aspects of the language, you may like to consider one of our combined courses of group and one-to-one tuition.
Our school in Biarritz offers an extensive cultural activities programme for all students attending courses there. However, our school also offers exciting ‘French Plus’ courses, which consist of French language lessons and either surfing, golf or thalassotherapy (sea water therapy).
The school’s Business French course is perfect for those who need to learn vocabulary specifically related to their jobs.
Our school offers exam preparation courses for students preparing to take their A-level exams!
Accommodation options in Biarritz include youth hostels, hotels, bed and breakfasts, studio apartments and private apartments. Our school in Biarritz also offers host family accommodation on a half board basis. This is certainly an excellent accommodation option if you wish to learn French quickly, as your hosts will encourage you to speak French with them as often as possible, allowing you to put into practice what you will have learnt in class!
Cultural activities are offered by our school in Biarritz to give you the opportunity to explore the town, learn about the local culture and, of course, practice your French outside of the classroom! The school regularly arranges guided tours of Biarritz, trips to museums, wine, cheese and chocolate tasting, cooking classes, hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, water sports, golf, tennis and ‘pelote basque’ (a local sport similar to squash). The school also arranges regular excursions to places such as the Pyrenees Mountains, local, traditional villages and Lourdes.
Free airport transfers are included for students who are staying with host families. All other students should take public transport from the airport or train station, both of which are located near to our school in Biarritz.