Eliane – Dave review
Stayed in 2018
I had the wonderful opportunity to meet a beautiful French couple and take a week of French immersion in the Somme this fall. Although I had traveled around much of France before I had never been to this part of the country.
After picking me up from the train station, Eliane and Benjamin welcomed me into their home like I was one of the family. The first morning Eliane and I took a walk with their young puppy “Okami” where Eliane quietly assessed, through our conversation, my understanding of French language. She then tailored the lessons to target my areas of need.
We spent the next week with lessons in the morning and leisure in the afternoon. Some afternoons were free for me to do whatever I wanted but several afternoons were spent on amazing excursions discovering the richness that was the region of the Somme.
Two excursions were a highlight for me. First was a visit to the “Baie de Somme” on the Atlantic Coast. So beautiful and so much history. The second was an afternoon spent exploring the city of Amiens including the incredible cathedral. Truly amazing! Incroyable!
My week with Eliane & Benjamin was as much a vacation as it was an education. My French language definitely improved while having an absolute splendid time exploring a part of France that was new and fresh.
I would highly recommend a week (or more) in the Somme with Eliane & Benjamin.