The famous Nice Carnival


In order to be balanced, a very intensive French language course such as this must have its relaxed moments, providing further enrichment for the students.

This is why the school organizes various social and cultural activities outside the strict scope of the course.

There is an introductory social evening at the school on the first Friday of the session.

St Paul de Vence

Discussion-excursions with a teacher are organized, depending on the season, to such renowned villages as Saint-Paul-de-Vence, the Maeght Foundation, and Grasse: the perfume and flower center of France, the Picasso Museum in Antibes, the Chagall Museum in Nice, the Villefranche Chapel decorated by Jean Cocteau, etc.
All these activities, enjoyed in a group, are enriched by exchanges between students of varied nationalities, ages and professions.

In general, many cultural activities are available in Nice, Cannes, Monte-Carlo including the famous Nice Carnival in February, lectures with debate in Nice by famous literary, art and political figures, classical and avant-garde plays by the Théâtre de Nice company. Villefranche is so close to Nice (2 miles) that many students go there every night for the evening meal and entertainment.

Windsurfing, sailing, hiking, tennis, sun-bathing, rollerblading, and skiing (Alps ski resorts are 30 miles from Nice) are some of pleasures available on the French Riviera which can be enjoyed at leisure during weekends.

Nightlife in Monaco


At this French language school, casual, but proper, wear is customary since the weather on the French Riviera is very pleasant during the day, all-year round. Woolens, however, are recommended for the evening when the temperature goes down, and it can get cool, even in the summer months.
Rain occurs, but for short periods,
generally from November to March.

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