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Institut De Touraine

Institut De Touraine

Founded in 1912, this school has been teaching French language and culture to international students for a very long time. The building is set in a beautiful, natural area in the heart of Tours, just a few steps from the main attractions and a couple of minutes away from the medieval centre. The language school has three adjacent buildings and a total of 30 classrooms with interactive teaching material. An extensive range of facilities is available to students, including 6 language labs, a computer room, a library, a media centre and 2 lounges with pianos, ping-pong tables and table football. If you feel like having a snack, there’s a cafeteria and some vending machines in the school. Wi-Fi covers the whole building.

School Highlights

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Key points

  • Discover French language and culture in the heart of France
  • School located in the town centre, just an hour from Paris
  • DELF/DALF exam centre
  • Personalised attention to each student, with a well-equipped learning centre and a teacher at the media centre
  • Exciting trips and activities

School facts

School size:
Minimum Age:
16 years old
Nationality mix:
Over 3 countries


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ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.

Host family


Our partner school will find the perfect match for you among its network of over 200 families. Staying with a French family means you can speak French daily and get to know the local culture first-hand. This accommodation option includes half-board during the week and full-board at weekends. You can do your laundry once a week. You will stay in a single bedroom and share the bathroom and common areas with your hosts.

Les Estudines residence (Minimum: 4 weeks)

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Just 10 minutes’ walk away from the Institut de Touraine, you will be staying in a studio flat with a kitchenette, a sofa-bed and a private bathroom. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, bedlinen, towels, a cleaning kit, a washing up kit and access to the laundry room.



Usually located in the city, about 10 minutes’ walk from the school, the studios and shared apartments are all fully furnished and equipped with everything you need: dishes, cutlery, electrical appliances, etc. You will have your own bathroom and kitchen, but there is no laundry room. Bedlinen and towels are provided.



Prices and information on request.

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