French courses in La Rochelle

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Taking a French course in La Rochelle will allow you to discover this exciting city by the sea. Explore everything it has to offer as you study French in La Rochelle, from the shop-filled arcaded streets to its old port, serving every type of shellfish under the sun! Learn French in La Rochelle and escape to this stunning seafront city, where you can explore French history and culture alongside immersing yourself in the language!

French courses in La Rochelle
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French schools in La Rochelle

As you learn French in La Rochelle, you’ll live life in this sun-soaked city in full immersion, exploring its rich history at its port and in the historic town centre. On a French course in La Rochelle at one of our partner schools, dedicated teachers will ensure you make fast progress, all the while practising your French skills both inside and outside the classroom. From the Aquarium La Rochelle to the charming Charruyer La Rochelle park, you’ll be surrounded by city sights as you study French abroad!

Why study French in La Rochelle?

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City life
  • This historic city has a strong maritime tradition, and the best place to learn more about it on your French course in La Rochelle is at the Musée Maritime - contact us for more information about living in La Rochelle.
  • On a break from studying French in La Rochelle, visit the daily market in Saint Nicolas, where you can taste fresh seafood, and climb the Towers of La Rochelle to get a birds-eye view of the city.
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  • There’s nowhere better to spend a day off from studying French abroad than the idyllic Ile de Ré, a stunning island where you can explore vineyards, beaches, and traditional villages.
  • You might also take a boat trip from La Rochelle harbour, visiting iconic Fort Boyard or the Ile d’Oleron and Ile d’Aix.
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  • One of the most unique ways of exploring La Rochelle is by Segway, and you’ll also be able to learn more about the history of this fascinating city at the same time!
  • La Rochelle has a strong maritime history, and the best way to experience that is with a boat tour of the harbour and surrounding coastline.

Popular questions about studying French in La Rochelle:

How much does it cost to live and study in La Rochelle?

Living in La Rochelle won’t break the bank, with a meal out costing between 12 EUR and 25 EUR. If you want to explore sights around the city, a monthly ticket for public transport in La Rochelle is just 23 EUR for language learners under 26 years old. Our French courses in La Rochelle start from 362 EUR per week, and you can reach out to us for a free quote for your language course abroad in France. 

What are the benefits of studying French in La Rochelle?

  • In La Rochelle, you’ll be able to explore a rich maritime history in one of France’s oldest ports, all the while making quick progress on a French course in La Rochelle.
  • This historic city is also ideally located for taking in the sights of southwest France, so whether you want a quiet island escape or a city trip, there’s something for you!

What type of French courses can I study in La Rochelle?

As you learn French in La Rochelle, you’ll join other junior and adult learners in dynamic lessons designed to boost your language skills in no time. ESL can help you find the right course at our partner schools, whether you’re looking for a short-term course or something longer. Some of the French courses in La Rochelle that we offer include:

  • Lessons from A1 to C1 level, including semi-intensive and intensive courses
  • Adult courses for learners aged 30+
  • DELF and DALF exam preparation courses

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