During your French language stay at ILA French language school, you will get the opportunity to participate in different cultural activities, but most of all, discover the South of France region. You will have the chance to leave during your French Language Immersion with us by private bus to one of our most popular excursions to Uzès, Pont du Gard and Avignon.
This day that is dedicated to cultural tourism will lead to the discovery of our region, its monuments and their history. The wonderful trip will start in the town of Uzès; an elegant town that kept a lot of monuments from is rich past. After have done a guided tour to help understand all the monuments, you will be able to enjoy the scents and colours of the great Provencal market, a typical must do in the south of France. This is also a great place to buy souvenirs during your French language stay in France.
To learn French is also to immerse you in French culture – this excursion is one of our highlights: discover 2 unique UNESCO cultural sites and a wonderful, colorful provincial market!
The next step through this wonderful excursion will probably leave you speechless; you will have the chance to see the highest roman aqueduct bridge in the world: the Pont du Gard, the one that figures on all the European 5 Euro bills.
This vestige, classified as a historical monument and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece, and you will see this for yourself! It is one of the most visited monuments of France so if you come to study French in Montpellier, do not hesitate to go on an excursion organised by our French Language School to discover it. You will get the full lunch break to just sit and admire this wonderful landmark.
After a leap into French culture and history with the Pont du Gard, the private bus of our French Language School in Montpellier will bring you towards Avignon and its famous bridge on which we dance, and sing! Avignon offers an amazing urban landscape between the bridge, the ancient Cité and the Rhone river, the Rocher des Doms, the Remparts and the gigantic and well-known Palais des Papes.
You will discover its wonders through a guided tour of the town, an immersion into Avignon’s atmosphere, its legends and story. You will get to admire the entire city and its surroundings from the Rocher des Doms, a fantastic panorama that will blow you away!
Finally, if you are lucky enough to come in summer to study French at our French Language School in the South of France, you will get the opportunity to attend the Avignon Festival, one of the most important international theatre and contemporary living events, which have a solid and well known reputation.
Your French language stay will be much more than an immersion into French language if you take the time to go on excursions and discover the wonders that are hidden all around Montpellier, so do not hesitate to embark on the adventure! Enjoy a great time with your classmates, learn French, and admire world class sights and bath in the warm sun of the South of France – what a wonderful formula for a French Language Immersion stay in Montpellier.