5 FRENCH CITIES WHERE TO EMBARK ON LANGUAGE-LEARNING STAYS

​​French is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Specifically, more than 270 million people speak it all over the world. That’s why many people consider France as an obvious excellent destination to learn this important language. Up next, we’ll talk about 5 French cities where to make a language-learning stay so that you don’t have too much difficulty learning French again. Our Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation trains connect a good number of French destinations with different Spanish cities, so the pleasure of traveling starts on the transport itself.




Are you interested in joining a French course? Here are five cities in France where you can get started with this exciting language.


1. Paris

Paris has a wide variety of schools, courses or workshops to learn the language

Who wouldn't want to live for a while in Paris? The French capital is one of the best cities for a language stay. Here you will not only be able to deepen your knowledge of the language, but also of French culture and history. Take a look at the summer courses offered by the emblematic Sorbonne University (the most important in Paris and one of the oldest in the world). Other recommended centers for learning French are the Alliance Française or the French Language and Culture Institute (ILCF).


2. Lyon


Chosen European Capital of Intelligent Tourism 2019, Lyon is one of the most beautiful cities in France. The districts of Vieux Lyon and La Croix Rousse will make you fall in love little by little with the capital of the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The French Language and Culture Institute is also based in Lyon. Another good option is the Lyonnais Institute, located in the center of the city.


3. Toulouse

Toulouse is a good mid-point to have all the amenities of a large city and at the same time enjoy peace of mind

In Toulouse, there is a wide range of schools to learn French. Toulouse is the capital of space and aeronautics, and you will notice this as soon as you get to know all the museums and spaces dedicated to these disciplines. It is also an excellent place for a language stay in France. The Alliance Française at Toulouse is one of the most prestigious academies, although there are many more. The Jean Jaurès University of Toulouse also offers French courses for foreigners.


4. Valence


Located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Valence is another very interesting city to immerse yourself in this language. It is a quiet city of about 70,000 inhabitants where you can enjoy one of its greatest attractions: gastronomy. At the University of Grenoble Alpes, you will surely find the French course that suits your needs.


5. Montpellier

An excellent option for those who want a great cultural and social immersion


Montpellier is one of the best student cities in France. It looks like the cultural offers never stop. In this Occitanian city there are several language centers at your disposal, such as the Institut Européen de Français (IEF), the Institut Linguistique Adenet (ILA) or Accent Français, located just a stone's throw from the famous Place de la Comédie.




Our Renfe-SNCF trains in Cooperation will take you to these and many other cities in France in just a few hours from various parts of Spain. Get on, we'll get you there!



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