Why Pick a French Immersion Homestay at a Teacher’s Home?

Learn From Hand-picked French Teachers

I personally selected these teachers for their experience in teaching French, outgoing personality and reliability. These French immersion homestays are a fun way to discover France.

Customised to Your Level of French

You will get plenty of French practice adapted to your own level, make fast progress, and get over your fear of speaking in no time!

Travel Alone or With Your family

Most teachers can accommodate a single guest, a couple, friends traveling together or a family. A great and safe solution to practice your French while traveling by yourself or with loved ones.

Personalised French Lessons

Your French teacher and you will decide on a program to exactly match your French goals and needs. You’ll then practice what you’ve learnt during the entire day.

All French Teachers Fluent in English

They can explain the French language rules in English if need be, and communicate with your family. Or keep it 100% French, you choose!

Discover France With Your Teacher

Your French teacher will double as your guide and your host. Discover a new region with a friendly and knowledgeable guide, as you practice your French in context.

A Typical Week of 7 Days, 6 Nights, French Immersion Homestay* Includes:

  • 15 hours of personalised French lessons with your experienced French teacher
  • Accommodation in a comfortable room with private bathroom in the teacher's home or private studio/house on the property
  • Minimum 2 meals a day provided by and shared with the teacher during which you'll speak French
  • 2 accompanied excursions or cultural activities with your French teacher to practice your French in context

* Since each host is independent, the French immersion homestay may vary. Please refer to each immersion homestay to see what exactly is included, and specification on location, accommodations, weekly prices, number of guests possible, and the many options offered. Hosts may be able to welcome students for a longer/shorter stays. Hosts are independent and not employees nor contractors of French Today.

Immersion Homestay + Lessons Immersion Homestay

Hand-picked French Immersion Home Stays

Hélène – Lyon City – French Immersion Program at Teacher’s Home

Experience an authentic French family immersion in Lyon at your French teacher Hélène, her husband Laurent and their two daughters, Manon (15) and Solène (13). You'll dive right into their lives and improve your French while enjoying the beautiful and magical city of Lyon, famous for its gastronomy, mild climate and punctuated throughout the year by major cultural events. [Read More...]

Evelyne – Basque Country French Immersion at Your Teacher’s Home

Enjoy an authentic French immersion in the beautiful region of Bayonne, near the Pyrénées mountains and the Atlantic ocean (Biarritz). French teacher Evelyne and her husband Jean-Pierre will welcome you with open arms as you improve your French in the coziness and safety of their house. They've been living in Pays Basque forever and with them as your guides, you'll discover all the hidden secrets this atypical French region has to offer. [Read More...]

Edwige – Bordeaux Wine Country – French Immersion at Teacher’s

Enjoy a unique French immersion in the heart of the Bordeaux wine country. French teacher Edwige will welcome you and your family/friends in the privacy of your own cottage, adjacent to her country house. Discover the beautiful colors of the vineyards along the seasons, visit gorgeous châteaux and medieval towns and practice your French while sharing a glass of wine with your dedicated French teacher. [Read More...]

Nathalie – Loiret – Practice Your French in Immersion (Foodie Option)

From April to November, enjoy a relaxing French immersion in the heart of the Loiret countryside. Located only one hour away from Paris, this tastefully renovated 18th century mansion is the ideal place to take a break and practice your French. Nathalie, your bilingual hostess, is eager to help you practice your French in a relaxed and natural way: walking along the Loire river, exploring charming villages, sharing meals with her friends... Come alone or with your family and enjoy the true French "art de vivre". [Read More...]

Éliane – Somme – Small French Town Immersion at Teacher’s

Experience an off-the-beaten-path French immersion in the Somme region of France, and enjoy its pristine landscapes, Gothic architecture and WW1 history. French teacher Eliane will welcome you and your family in her lovely house, which she shares with her partner Benjamin, and young dog Okami. You'll be staying in a spacious private student's bungalow conveniently located in their garden and discover the North of France while practicing your French with your charming hosts. [Read More...]

Virginie – Aix-en-Provence Countryside – French Immersion at Teacher’s & Family + Pool (Somatic Therapy Option)

Learn French in immersion with French teacher Virginie and her family in sunny Provence. Imagine staying in a large and comfortable house with a swimming pool nested in the middle of a vineyard near Aix-en-Provence, two French adults & three kids to practice your French with and a dedicated French teacher to help you improve your French and guide you in this amazing region of France. Come alone or with your family or friends - the house has plenty of space - and experience French learning like never before. [Read More...]

Isabelle – Arcachon City – Immersion at French Teacher’s By The Ocean (Yoga Option)

Discover the exquisite region of Arcachon with this unique French immersion homestay by the beach. French teacher Isabelle and her son Théotim (14) will welcome you in their modern flat, near all public transportations. Walk everywhere, or bike, or even rent a car to go visit the coast or the nearby vineyards of Bordeaux. With its warm microclimate, Arcachon is a great destination year round: it's a sportive's paradise, a nature-lover heaven, a food gourmet wonderland! Discover this unique region of France while improving your French under Isabelle's kind guidance and company. [Read More...]

Émilie – Pyrénées Mountains – Scenic French Immersion at Teacher’s & Family

Sample a slice of authentic French life with a French immersion homestay at Emilie & family in idyllic South-West France, at the foot of the Pyrénées Mountains.Their renovated French farmhouse offers breathtaking views over the countryside, especially stunning at sun down. Your graduated & experienced French teacher Emilie, her husband David and children Myrtille (11) & Aristide (17) enjoy cycling, cooking & eating, laughing, music: you will feel welcome by this dynamic family eager to help you practice your French in this scenic off the beaten track region of France. [Read More...]

Chantal – Picardie Town – Flexible French Immersion at Teacher’s + Pool

Imagine two adjacent traditional French houses, a garden with a large swimming pool and on the side, a student’s bungalow. Conveniently located near Paris, between the towns of Chantilly and Beauvais, French teacher Chantal will welcome you - alone or with your family or friends, there is plenty of room - and tailor a French immersion program to match your specific needs and goals. Improve your French, relax in the pool and visit Paris in the afternoon! [Read More...]

Julie – Avignon City – French Immersion at Teacher’s Flat in Provence

If you haven't crossed « Learning French in immersion under the sun of sweet Provence » off your bucket list yet, pack your bags and come to Avignon - only a 3h TGV ride from Paris! Julie, a certified and experienced French teacher, welcomes you – alone, with your family or friends – in her large, yet cozy apartment in the heart of Avignon. Fluent in French, English, German, and Portuguese, Julie loves meeting new people. Her teaching expertise and outgoing nature will surely make you feel comfortable as you progress in French and explore this amazing region of France. [Read More...]

Pierre – Tarn-et-Garonne Countryside – French Immersion + Pool

Immerse yourself in this cultural yet rustic region of France and take a break from your busy lifestyle. Your host Pierre is an experienced French teacher with a passion for history. Pierre is very knowledgeable when it comes to his region and French culture, and makes a fantastic guide. Life in the Tarn-et-Garonne is close to nature: hikes on bikes, foot or horses, cooking with fresh produce, swimming or just hanging by the pool. Reconnect with a simpler lifestyle while improving your French under the guidance of your experienced French teacher. [Read More...]

Suzanne – Northern Brittany – French Immersion Program in Teacher’s Home

Born in the UK but having lived in France for the past 17 years, Suzanne is the perfect French teacher and host for students of all ages and levels. She’s been teaching French for over 35 years, and on top of being French/English bilingual, also speaks Spanish, German and Italian. Come alone or with your family and relax in the comfort of her home and prize-winning garden, in the authenticity of a true Breton village and improve your French with this patient, loving and experienced teacher. [Read More...]

Françoise – Paris 17th Batignolles – French Immersion at Teacher’s Flat

Improve your French and discover French culture as you experience all that France's capital has to offer. Your French teacher Françoise will welcome one lucky female guest in her typical Parisian flat. You'll live completely immersed in French language, learning French and living like a typical Parisian. Practice your French on the streets of Paris while visiting some of the most significant museums - and enjoy the best food and shopping in the world. [Read More...]

Marion – Beaujolais Wine Country – French Immersion at Teacher’s + Pool

Immerse in the French language and culture in the heart of "The Beaujolais" region, not far from Mâcon and Lyon. French teacher Marion will welcome you and your family/friends in your own flat in her countryside family house. This is wonderful and sunny region of France, known for its lovely wines. Enjoy a glass by the pool and practice your French in this calm and serene atmosphere. [Read More...]

Geneviève – Nice, French Riviera – French Immersion at Teacher’s

Ahhh, Nice… The French Riviera. Geneviève welcomes any level of French students and will be your host and guide for an exceptionally rich French immersion experience. Her apartment is ideally located in downtown Nice, within walking distance of the beach, shopping, museums and restaurants. If you prefer to be a bit more independent, you can stay in her cozy studio, and still benefit from daily French classes and time together. With French culture surrounding you, you'll progress in no time! [Read More...]

Chloé – Dordogne – French Immersion at Teacher’s & Family (Yoga Option)

This summer or fall, visit picturesque Dordogne and enjoy a peaceful and enriching stay with Chloé, Laurent and their little girl Cassandre. Please note they only host students in April, June, July, October and November. Chloé is a certified French and Yoga instructor, and she'll be your "formal" French teacher, while Laurent (native from Dordogne) will introduce you to prehistoric caves, legendary castles and refreshing rivers. Being a kid, Cassandra will always be willing to chat with you! Improve your French in an authentic French family while enjoying a true vacation. [Read More...]

Raymonde – French Speaking Switzerland – Immersion Homestay at Teacher’s

Learn French in immersion and discover French speaking Switzerland. Raymonde will welcome you in the safety of her Swiss country home, share her daily life with you and teach you French. Fluent in French, English and German, she’s been teaching languages for 25 years, but now that her grown-up children have left the nest, she is eager to share her time with students and make them discover the relaxing Swiss way of life. [Read More...]