Language course French in Biarritz

France Langue

Learn French in Biarritz at our partner French language school, France Langue-BLS. The language school is fantastically situated in the city centre, within walking distance from the sea (10 minutes). France Langue-BLS is located in a typical Basque building from 1850 and is the ideal location to learn French. The language school is at a 5 minute walk from the lively neighborhood 'Halles' where you can find many restaurants, shops, bars and markets.

Key features of our partner French school in Biarritz:

  • Validated by FLE (Français Langue Etrangère)
  • 10 bright classrooms
  • Free WIFI access
  • Groups of different nationalities
  • Starting dates for beginners and open to other levels with starting dates every Monday
  • Student lounge and large garden
  • Computer room
  • Minimum age: 17 years

Social Programme

The activity programme devised by BLS gives students the ideal opportunity for students to widen their knowledge of French language, culture and history. Example activities include:

  • Tours of Biarritz
  • Excursions to the Pyrenees, Basque villages and historical sites
  • French cookery classes and discovery of local dishes
  • Sports activities such as golf, horse riding and tennis
  • A variety of water sports including surfing, rafting and hydro-speed
Activity programme Biarritz

Intensive

The intensive course offers 20 or 26 French lessons per week. The course with 20 lessons per week is suitable for all levels. The course with 26 lessons per week is not suitable for absolute beginners. 

The intensive course with 20 lessons per week consists of 20 lessons general French per week + 2 extra online workshops. The intensive course with 26 lessons per week consists of 20 lessons general French per week + 6 workshops + 2 extra online workshops. The themed workshops can, for example, consist of speaking and listening, writing and reading, phonetics or grammar, current events, traditions and civilization. On the first day of school you will be informed of the workshops available that week.

Minimum age is 17 years.

Prices 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
Starting dates:  

beginner : 05/06, 03/07, 04/09
from beginner : 02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €26, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available on request and only for students travelling together.

For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
single room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Special dietary needs : € 45 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Private Bathroom : € 55 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Close to school : € 45 per week
Accommodation closer to the school
Info studio apartment:  

Minimum age: 18

Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 26/03/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 27/08/2023 - 28/10/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €380 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport : EUR 55
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport : EUR 85
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport : EUR 120
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport : EUR 215

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2023 the school is closed on: 10/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 08/05/2023, 18/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 14/07/2023, 15/08/2023, 01/11/2023 & 18/12/2023 - 31/12/2023. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

DELF/DALF

The DELF/DALF course in Biarritz consists of 20 lessons of General French (=intensive course) in combination with 5 modules per week (each module=2 lessons) which are focused on DELF/DALF exam preparation. Students can choose the duration of the course. Courses are available for 4 and 6 weeks to prepare thoroughly for the exam.

Minimum age is 17 years.

Prices 2023

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12/12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
DELF exam course without accommodation 1920
DELF exam course with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 2708
DELF exam course with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 2820
DELF exam course with studio apartment, single room , no meals 3320
Starting dates:  

16/01, 20/02, 24/04, 22/05, 19/06, 24/07, 11/09, 16/10, 06/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Approximate DELF exam dates 2023

18-19-20 January; 15-16-17 February; 22-23-24 March; 24-25-26 May; 21-22-23 June;
19-20-21 July; 23-24-25 August; 11-12-13 October; 6-7-8 December.

Registration for the DELF exam should be done 4 weeks in advance and exam fees are not included in the price.

Course materials:  

ca. €26, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available on request and only for students travelling together.

For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
single room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Special dietary needs : € 45 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Private Bathroom : € 55 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Close to school : € 45 per week
Accommodation closer to the school
Info studio apartment:  

Minimum age: 18

Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 26/03/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 27/08/2023 - 28/10/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €380 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport : EUR 55
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport : EUR 85
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport : EUR 120
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport : EUR 215

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2023 the school is closed on: 10/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 08/05/2023, 18/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 14/07/2023, 15/08/2023, 01/11/2023 & 18/12/2023 - 31/12/2023. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

French & Golf

The course French&Golf combines 16 lessons French per week with 5 golf lessons per week (1 golf lesson=2 hours). The golf programme takes place at the Golf of Biarritz, a magnificient 9 hole course situated in an exceptional setting between sea and mountain. Your training programme is personalised and takes into account your ability and objectives. It is aimed at people of all golfing levels. 

Minimum age is 17 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
21
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
French + Golf without accommodation 905 1760 2615 3470
French + Golf with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1182 2234 3286 4338
French + Golf with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1210 2290 3370 4450
French + Golf with studio apartment, single room , no meals 1335 2540 3745 4950
Starting dates:  

beginner : 05/06, 03/07, 04/09
from beginner : 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10

Course materials:  

ca. €26, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available on request and only for students travelling together.

For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
single room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Special dietary needs : € 45 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Private Bathroom : € 55 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Close to school : € 45 per week
Accommodation closer to the school
Info studio apartment:  

Minimum age: 18

Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 26/03/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 27/08/2023 - 28/10/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €380 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport : EUR 55
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport : EUR 85
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport : EUR 120
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport : EUR 215

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2023 the school is closed on: 10/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 08/05/2023, 18/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 14/07/2023, 15/08/2023, 01/11/2023 & 18/12/2023 - 31/12/2023. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

French & Surf

The French language and surfing course consists of 16 French lessons from Monday to Friday + 5 lessons of surfing.

Minimum age is 17 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
21
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
French + Surfing without accommodation 560 1070 1580 2090
French + Surfing with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 837 1544 2251 2958
French + Surfing with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 865 1600 2335 3070
French + Surfing with studio apartment, single room , no meals 990 1850 2710 3570
Starting dates:  

03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10
from beginner : 05/06, 03/07, 04/09
from beginner : 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10

Course materials:  

ca. €26, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available on request and only for students travelling together.

For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
single room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Special dietary needs : € 45 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Private Bathroom : € 55 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Close to school : € 45 per week
Accommodation closer to the school
Info studio apartment:  

Minimum age: 18

Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 26/03/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 27/08/2023 - 28/10/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €380 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport : EUR 55
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport : EUR 85
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport : EUR 120
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport : EUR 215

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2023 the school is closed on: 10/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 08/05/2023, 18/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 14/07/2023, 15/08/2023, 01/11/2023 & 18/12/2023 - 31/12/2023. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

One-to-One

The one-to-one course is perfect for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of the one-to-one course program is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet your specific needs and desires. As the classes are private, you will be able to decide the schedule and content. 16 or 20 lessons per week.

Minimum age is 17 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
16
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1280 2480
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1477 2874
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1505 2930
One-to-One with studio apartment, single room , no meals 1630 3180
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1580 3080
One-to-One with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 1777 3474
One-to-One with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1805 3530
One-to-One with studio apartment, single room , no meals 1930 3780
Starting dates:  

02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €26, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Double rooms are only available on request and only for students travelling together.

For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
single room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €30 per week
double room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €75 per week
Special dietary needs : € 45 per week
Special dietary needs such as vegan, gluten free or lactose free.
Private Bathroom : € 55 per week
Surcharge for a private bathroom
Close to school : € 45 per week
Accommodation closer to the school
Info studio apartment:  

Minimum age: 18

Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 26/03/2023 - 27/05/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 27/08/2023 - 28/10/2023 : €145 per week
single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €380 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport : EUR 55
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport : EUR 85
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport : EUR 120
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport : EUR 215

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2023 the school is closed on: 10/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 08/05/2023, 18/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 14/07/2023, 15/08/2023, 01/11/2023 & 18/12/2023 - 31/12/2023. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

Host family

During your language course in Biarritz you will live with a real French family. You will stay in a single room with bed and breakfast, half board or full board. If you do not book any meals, you are allowed to use the kitchen of the family. Students in the age between 16-19 years are always staying in a twin room in a host family with half board or full board.

Studio

If you prefer to have privacy, you can stay in a studio during the course. There are studios for one and for two persons. The studios are located in the same street as the school.  The studios are fully furnished and have the following facilities: TV, wifi, a small fully equipped kitchen (except dishwasher), bathroom with shower and toilet, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, terrace and veranda.

You can make use of the pool (from June - September) and there is paid parking available. Change of bed linen every Saturday.

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