Discovering the South of France

All of our programs are designed with embedded activities that will allow you to practice the skills that you acquire during your morning French courses.  But if you want to take advantage of your language stay to discover other facets of Montpellier, the cities of the Occitanie region or the many grandious natural sites in the back country or along the Mediterranean coast, we have selected for you local tourism partners.  Whether you are looking for a guided tour of the city or an excursion in the region, we can help you explore opportunities and make your reservation before or during your stay.

Saint Guilhem le désert

St Guilhem le désert

Located 45 minutes from Montpellier, the charming village of Saint Guilhem le Désert and its UNESCO World Heritage listed abbey will take you back in time in the heart of the Hérault valley. This village…

Sète mediterranean city south of france


Sète is the nearest port city to Montpellier. This beautiful maritime city, 30 minutes from Montpellier is worth the detour! Cruise ships, fishing boats and sailboats can be seen in the heart of the city.…

Saintes marie de la mer south of france

Saintes Marie de la mer

Do you know the Camargue region? Located about an hour from Montpellier, this wild and natural region is famous for its bred horses, its bulls and a multitude of bird species that migrate each year…

Nimes south of France


History buffs won’t want to miss a visit to Nîmes whose origins date back to the 6th century BC. Many remains of the Roman era such as the amphitheater, the Maison Carrée or the Temple…

Marseille south of France


When you visit Marseille,  you’ll discover a true city of the South of France, with its Greek and Roman origins and great architectural achievements such as Notre Dame de la Garde, built in 1854, which…

Avignon palais des papes


What is the charm of Avignon? It is hard to say as its assets are many … Without doubt, its blue sky and shady lanes which shelter charming cafes where one can cool off in…