Modern Foreign Language study trips to France

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Why France?

Our modern languages study trips to France are an exciting way of putting theory into practice. Not only will this opportunity improve your students’ level of linguistics, it will also give them insight into the French culture. In fact, it’s an invaluable experience which cannot be taught inside the classroom.
With our new international office hosted in The Basque Country, popular destinations for modern languages study trips to France include Bayonne and Biarritz. Both of these destinations are located on the Bay of Biscay and consequently offer the promise of sunshine and tranquillity.
Arguably one of the most famous locations in the world, Paris is a beautiful city that offers so much to those looking for something a little busier. This city boasts an array of incredible sights that make learning fun, engaging and memorable. At any rate, there can be no better place to put those KS3 and KS4 curriculum skills to the test on a day-to-day basis. In fact, Paris is undoubtedly a tour favourite for modern languages study trips to France.

On se voit à France?

Any language speaker knows the challenge of learning another language. But what better way to enhance your language skills than to experience it first hand? Immersing oneself in the culture of France and having the confidence to speak the language is the most productive way to improve your language skills and get your brain working in another language!


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What to do on a modern foreign language study trip to France?

There is an enormous range of activities for students to explore the wonders of France. Here we have just a few excursions we can include in a bespoke itinerary.

Study at a language school in France, where they will cater the classes specifically to your students.
This market is one of the world’s largest markets in Paris, with stalls selling fresh produce. It is a great place for students to practise their language skills, whilst being immersed in French food culture.

In addition, you can also fill your days with the following


            • Musée du Louvre
            • Chateau de Versailles
            • Eiffel Tower
            • Surfing lessons
            • Musée Basque

Example Itineraries

Our educational travel experts have spent considerable time crafting a selection of ready-made itineraries for your modern foreign language study trip to France, which you will find below. However, we can also create a tailored itinerary to meet the educational needs of your group.

DAY1 Languages class in Paris and Market visit
DAY2 Eiffel Tower visit and River Seine Boat trip. Transfer to Basque Country.
DAY3 Languages class in Basque Country
DAY4 Languages class followed by surfing class
DAY5 Bayonne Cathedral and Musée Basque

Getting there

Combine the two regions to maximise the most of your time and cultural experience in France. We suggest starting your journey from Britain by train, coach or aeroplane to Paris, then head over to the Basque Region on a plane. Touring between Bayonne and Biarritz is super easy by coach. Home time back to the UK is ideal via coach or plane.

Where to stay?

FUAJ- Biarritz Located only 20 minutes’ walk from Biarritz’s marvellous beaches, the FUAJ is part of the Hostelling International chain and is famous for its laid-back atmosphere and welcome to groups. A bar/café area with a projector offers evening entertainment, whilst the nearby forests that surround a lake make for scenic training runs.
Our personal favourite facility is the fully equipped private rooms with video projectors and sound equipment that can be hired out for a snug movie night, the FUAJ Hostel is the perfect place for your trip to The Basque Country.
Campanile Le Blanc Mesnil- Paris
This minimalistic Parisian hotel is just 30-minutes Central Paris, ideally located to venture out to into the city. Other conveniences include quick access to the nearby shopping mall.
Facilities include free WIFI, a restaurant that caters for all individual needs, bar, satellite TV in each room, and free private parking.

When to visit France?

Our Modern Foreign Languages Trips to France are appropriate at any time of the year.
In the words of Coco Chanel; you will not regret visiting France, but you might regret not going.

Our recommendations

Read about where other groups have been to on their study trips here:

The Chase School: Geography Trip to Morocco

Lawrence Sheriff School: Modern Foreign Languages Trip to Cologne


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