Residential French Immersion Programs in France in Your Teacher’s Home
Private and Customized Immersion Homestays with our Hand-picked French Immersion Teachers
Private and Customized Immersion Homestays with our Hand-picked French Immersion Teachers
Experience a spectacular learning vacation. Travel alone or with your family. Your personal immersion teacher will meet your level of French, provide tailored French lessons, fun excursions, delicious meals, comfortable accommodations and gently entice you to speak French as you share his/her daily life.
All the French teachers we recommend are experienced, patient and dependable. Although they will encourage you to speak French at all times, they can resort to speaking English if need be (to prepare your trip, explain things clearly to beginners or with your accompanying family members).
Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. As a policy, we ask the students to provide us with a review after each immersion homestay (read them on each teacher’s page). You can trust our teachers are the best: you can trust 800 reviews with pictures.
Many schools will randomly pair students with teachers according to who is available. At French Today, we value the fact that each person is unique, and feel it’s your right to choose and contact directly the French immersion teacher that’s best for you.
"Françoise is a fabulous teacher! My French comprehension improved immensely after 7 days and the content studied in her courses was incredibly useful to me."
"Raymonde is an excellent and patient teacher, elegant hostess and terrific chef and someone who truly understands and enjoys people."
"I spent 2 weeks with Nathalie and loved every minute of my adventure! Nathalie is funny, warm, and enthusiastic, and I felt instantly at home with her."
"We had a lovely stay with Virginie and her charming family. Our daughter who is 13 had French lessons with Virginie in the mornings whilst the rest of us (mum, dad and an eight year old) hung out by the pool or in the village. We all had fun exploring French and Provence with her."
"My daughter and I have no hesitation to recommend Pierre to other families of any French level. He is a wonderful host, talented chef and an excellent teacher! Merci Pierre!"
"Helene and her family welcomed me with open arms and I immediately felt like a member of the family. The accommodations were lovely and the food was divine."
"My husband and I and our three children had a wonderful time with warm welcoming Chantal: a relaxed and fun environment to learn real, conversational, practical French!"
"Suzanne’s French classes were excellent. She has a great teaching system matched by her enormous energy, enthusiasm and patience. With what seems like a year’s tuition packed into one week, we now have a greater appreciation of the language and culture."
"This was a marvellous holiday, combining dedicated language instruction with a wonderful, personalised insight into a beautiful city and beautiful part of the world, under the guidance of Geneviève, one of the nicest and most professionally dedicated people you could hope to meet."
"If you are looking to learn or improve your French but also to have a very special and wonderful experience, we highly recommend doing an immersion program with Emilie."
"My two weeks in Bayonne was more than a language course; it was deep immersion in French culture. I learned so much about French history, customs and current events. This was an experience that I will never forget."
"Éliane has a gift for teaching French... patience, positivity and a sense of humor made it a wonderful experience."
"This immersion course exceeded my expectations. The professionalism of Chloé was extraordinary. I highly recommend this experience in one of the most beautiful areas in Dordogne."
"I’ve long forgotten most of my basic French grammar, but Isabelle was so patient and kind in coaching me back during the 3hr of lessons every morning."
"Julie is an extremely friendly person and went out of her way to make us feel welcome and comfortable."
"Marion is super great to talk to about anything and she really cares about helping you learn what you want to learn."
60250 Mouy, France
31420 Benque, France
Batignolles, Paris, France
69008 Lyon, France
Chemin de Beaupuy, 24000 Périgueux, France
69220 Lancié, France
66220 Fosse, France
La Croix Julot, Jugon-les-Lacs, France
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!Tell me more
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.Tell me more
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 (12) & Aristide (18) 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.Tell me more
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.Tell me more
Improve your French and discover French culture as you experience all that France’s capital has to offer. You’ll live completely immersed in French language, learning French and living like a typical Parisian. Practice your French on the streets of Paris with the gentle encouragements of your private teacher Françoise, visit some of the most significant museums – and enjoy the best food and shopping in the world.Tell me more
Ahhh, Nice… The French Riviera. Geneviève welcomes students B1 (conversant) and above 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. Your cozy studio is located on the same floor. With French culture surrounding you, you’ll progress in no time!Tell me more
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.Tell me more
Discover the exquisite region of Arcachon with this unique French immersion homestay by the beach. With its warm microclimate, Arcachon is a great destination year round: it’s a sportive’s paradise, a nature-lover heaven, a seafood wonderland! Discover this unique region of France, practice yoga while improving your French under French teacher / yoga instructor's Isabelle kind guidance and company.Tell me more
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, will be your teacher and guide. Come alone, with your family or friends and enjoy your private 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.Tell me more
From April 15th to November 15th, take a walk on the French side with your sparkling bilingual host Léa. Practice your French in immersion while discovering the scrumptious gastronomy, the many food markets and gorgeous châteaux of the Dordogne valley. Stroll the historic center of the medieval town of Périgueux and back home, enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool, then maybe some golf?Tell me more
Immerse in the French language and culture in the heart of “The Beaujolais” wine region, not far from Mâcon and Lyon. French teacher Marion will welcome you and your family/friends in your own flat her countryside family house. This is a wonderful and sunny region of France, known for its lovely wines and beautiful villages. Enjoy a glass by the view and practice your French in this calm and serene atmosphere.Tell me more
From November 15 to April 15, practice your French and experience the everyday French life of a typical Provençal small town at the foot of iconic Mont Ventoux. Nathalie, your bilingual hostess will gladly explore the region with you as she gently encourages you to chat in French with her. You may be interested in her foodie option and then share with her the various culinary delights of Provence.Tell me more
From April 15 to November 15, 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”.Tell me more
Immerse yourself in this cultural yet rustic region of France and take a break from your busy lifestyle. At the base of the Pyrenees mountains, fields of sunflowers and vineyards straddle the roads with snow-capped peaks and majestic Cathare castles in the distance. Pierre, an experienced French teacher with a passion for history, will welcome you into his daily life.Tell me more
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.Tell me more
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.Tell me more
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 at the foot of Sainte Victoire's mountain, near Aix-en-Provence. Virginie, your dedicated French teacher, her husband and three kids will 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.Tell me more
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