LISA! Study Abroad
LISA! French courses in Annecy 2017
An Alpine town in south-eastern France is a paradise for people who love winter sports and nature. This picturesque town is only 45 minutes by bus from Geneva. Lying close to Switzerland Annecy has its very special cosmopolitan charm.
Price example: 2 weeks £827 - Find all prices here
3 REASONS TO CHOOSE ANNECY:
- Good price: Learn French in the Alps region close to the Swiss border at a low price
- Quality: International course groups, participants of all age groups, supervision
- Sports: Downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, water sports
The historic town of Annecy is also referred to "the Little Venice" by its inhabitants. It lies proudly on the northern tip of Lake Annecy in the French Alps. The Thiou river crosses the town centre. It is full of canals and outdoor cafés with colourful flowers and always has a bustling atmosphere in summer. In winter magnificent ski slopes, well-marked cross-country ski trails in the breath-taking landscape and cosy restaurants await you in Annecy. The Venetian Carnival in spring and sommer festivals attract visitors from all around the world. Palais de l'Isle is one of the most popular sights. It lies on the island in the midst of the Thiou river and its medieval walls house today a museum. Canoes and sailing boats float on the crystal water of this big lake. Clear mountain rivers flow into Lake Annecy making it an ideal place for water sports and swimming in summer. Paragliders launch from mountain slopes to admire this picturesque scenery from the height. Many hiking tails line the edges of forests and are used as marked cross-country tails in this winter wonderland.
LISA! Language courses »
LISA! Language courses in Annecy are high-quality French courses with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the beginning day is on a public holiday, the course will start on Tuesday (see Calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the language course you will have your chosen accommodation.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programmes. Our language school is a member of CCIS and is accredited by FLE and EAQUALS. It has international participants and a great location! All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialise in teaching French as a foreign language.
Your language course in Annecy »
During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable level class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees an excellent and successful learning. After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestion on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places where to do shopping, to have a coffee and to party with friends. You can also explore the city on your own. You will surely find fellow-travellers wishing to join you during your tours. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is getting in touch with the local people. Therefore, we suggest that you take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with mother-tongue speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing every day what you have just learned.
We recommend that you take a flight to Geneva or Lyon. There is a direct bus connection to Annecy from the airport. Depending on the location of an airport the bus journey takes 1 - 2 hours.
Things to do in Annecy:
Canoeing on the lake shore in summer, skiing and snowboarding in the mountains in winter
Climbing in local climbing parks, white water rafting and paragliding
Explore the beautiful Alpine region of France surrounding Annecy
Visit an exhibition at the castle Chateau d'Annecy
Stroll through Annecy´s romantic Old Town
Go on a trip to Geneva, Lyon or Chambéry
Hike to the Le Semnoz ridge or to the Gorges du Fier canyon
Taste Alpine cheese like 'Baeaufort' and 'Reblochon' or 'Diots', delicious sausages
We are happy to help you find the language course which best meets your needs. We will give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.