LISA! Study Abroad
LISA! FRENCH COURSES IN BOURDEAUX 2017
Bordeaux has a wonderful well-preserved Old Town and local restaurants are known for their excellent cuisine. Some of the best French wines are produced here and during our French and Wine workshop you will have the chance to learn many interesting things about local wines.
Price example: 2 weeks £950 - Find all prices here
3 REASONS TO CHOOSE BORDEAUX
- Top location for gourmets: Learn French in one of the most famous wine regions
- French and Wine: Language course with wine tasting and wine shops
- Quality: Beautiful language school, friendly atmosphere
The capital city of the Aquitaine region lies in the south-western part of France and the Atlantic coast can be reached by car almost in one hour. The historic city centre, 'Vieux Bordeaux,' on the banks of the Garonne river, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its neoclassical architecture, green parks, cobbled streets and elegant boulevards. The arched bridge, Pont de Pierre, connects two banks of the well-preserved Old Town. On the boulevards you can find countless cafés, restaurants and shops. In outdoor cafés close to the Basilica of Saint-Michel, elegantly dressed French locals relish coffee. Bordeaux is famous for its fine wines and is the most renowned wine-producing region in France, with top vineyards such as Lafite Rothschild or Latour. The cultural heritage of the city is preserved in city´s museums. You should definitely visit the surrounding areas such as Saint-Émilion lying on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela, where thousands of bottles of wine are stored in old catacombs.
LISA! Language courses »
Our LISA! Language courses in Bordeaux 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 course, your accommodation will be with a friendly host family, in a studio or in a residence.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programs. Our LISA! school in Bordeaux is a member of the organisations Campus France, IALC and Atout France and is accredited by Qualité FLE. All our teachers are mother-tongue speakers and specialized in teaching French as a foreign language.
Your language course in Bordeaux »
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 organized 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 Bordeaux. Our private transfer service from the airport or train station is available for a surcharge. Arrivals at your host family are from Sunday afternoon between 2pm and 10pm.
Things to do in Bordeaux:
Learn more about regional wines in “Maison du Vin”
See the tallest sand dune in Europe, the Dune du Pilat
Explore the city by bike
Visit the impressive Saint-André cathedral
Watch the fog drift over the reflecting pool “Miroir d’Eau” in Place de la Bourse
Taste sweet canelés in “La Toque Cuivrée”
See a play in Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux
Have a picnic as the French in the “Parc de Majolan”
Taste wine in “Château Saint Ahon”
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.