French & Discovery of the French Riviera – 50+

1 lesson = 45 min
group of 12 students
Course with fixed start
dates 2 weeks maximum
various cultural
Open from A2 to B2 levels
free wifi

Would you like to learn French whilst discovering the mythical French Riviera and the inland area? Our French & Discovery program combines morning French lessons at our school in Nice with a different excursion every afternoon.

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French & Discovery of the French Riviera - 50+

The French Riviera (Côte d’Azur in French, which means Coast of Azure (Sky Blue)) is probably the most touristic region in the world, renowned for its mild climate and its star meetings (Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo).

With its sunny climate even in winter and sublime landscapes between sea and mountains, Nice is the ideal destination for a typically language and cultural French stay!

International House Nice (Libération) has prepared a special program gathering a group of learners who are sharing the same tastes for travel, for France, for getting to know another country and another culture!

It is quite common to see real friendships starting during the program, specially made for 50+ learners.

Discovery of the French Riviera – 5 sessions / week

After a studious morning learning French, enjoy the afternoon with the southern sun to chill while listening to the song of the cicadas, breathing the fresh air of lavender and tasting delicious typical mediterranean specialities.

During this program, go on a 5 trips or excursions based on Nice and its surroundings, always with a guide or a International House Nice (Libération) representative who knows everything and anything about Nice and the Provence – Schedule and times vary according to excursions.

Each excursion is led by a French guide. Except, the Nice walking tour, all excursions are organized in a private mini-van.

You will find below some examples of schedules for a stay of 1 or 2 weeks.

  • Monday: Nice, the Old Town and the Baroque Palaces. Wine and cheese tasting evening
  • Tuesday: Monaco, the Old Town, Monte Carlo…
  • Wednesday: Cannes
  • Thursday: Menton, the most easterly town on the French Riviera
  • Friday: Saint-Paul de Vence and its artists’ workshops
  • Monday: Cimiez, the historic quarter of Nice, the arenas, monastery, the Matisse museum
  • Tuesday: Antibes
  • Wednesday: the charming Provencal village of Villefranche sur Mer
  • Thursday: Eze, medieval village perched above the Mediterranean Sea, and its perfume factory
  • Friday: free

General French – 16 lessons per week

French lessons take place in the morning on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in our school on the basis of 16 lessons / week.

You will be in a closed group with people of 50+. This will enable exchanges, conversations about topics of your same interests, your own tastes and your experience.

Additionnal to the 16-general-French lessons, International House Nice (Libération) offer you 4 free lessons online : a guided tour and a thematic meeting.

At the end of your stay, you will get a certificate stating the level you have reached in French and the duration of your class.

We need to have at least 4 participants to open this program, if not, you will be spread in international classes with students of all ages.

The extras of the program - 4 lessons per week

In addition, we offer you:

  • 1 free personal access to your FLOnline platform
    • when your register
    • during 12 weeks after you leave
  • 2 lessons of virtual guided tour per week
  • 2 lessons of online thematic meeting
  • A cultural sheet to play a treasure hunt in the city with educational support (lexicon, historical content, etc.) to explore a district, a museum, typical places in the region


You may be required to buy pedagogical material (books). Prices vary according to your level.

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Program available
in this school


We reserve the right to modify our prices in January, April and September 2023.


This program is open for 2 weeks maximum.

Starting dates of the program : 09/05 – 11/09

Registration fee25€
16 lessons  of general french + 5 Discovery activities595 € / week

why choose us?

Live an unforgettable experience in France

  1. Program open from A2 to B2 levels, in one of the sunniest cities of France
  2. A program that combines French lessons and discovery of the region
  3. Courses dedicated to adults over 50
  4. Qualified, experienced teachers with university degrees and trained in teaching French as a foreign language.
  5. An access to our virtual school based on Microsoft 365 (Office, Teams, OneNote, Stream). Adapted to the new reality and technologies, our teaching method includes teaching lessons, specialized workshops, virtual meetings and visits.
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our pedagogy

our objectives

The first objective of this course is to offer you a complete and total immersion in French life, language and culture, in a small group of 12 learners.

Our teachers, all university graduates and native French speakers, work with you to improve your oral and written expressions, to develop your vocabulary and to reinforce fundamental grammatical points in French.

The teachers are also on hand to introduce you to and share with you their knowledge of French culture and civilization through art, music, gastronomy, cinema …

Always fun, the lessons will allow you to express yourself with ease and fluidity in the different situations you will encounter during your stay in France.

our innovative methodology

Cooperative Language Learning is based on the practice of the language in real-life situations, using many different classroom environments.(In the classroom, outside of the class, on the FL Online platform, on the Mooc offered by FL).
The use of all the teaching technologies and methodologies available creates a complete experience with a full support for the learner.

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