Language course French in Vichy

Cavilam

Our partner school in Vichy, CAVILAM, is a private higher education center, located in the heart of the city. With more than 5,000 students per year, from more than 120 different nationalities, this school has a very international atmosphere. From the school campus, students can move around on foot or by bike to any place in the city: train station, shops, restaurants and cafés. The school is located at the foot of the splendid Parc des Célestins on the banks of the Allier river.

Cultural activity programme

The school organizes an extensive program of free time activities and excursions. For Club 50 students, the activities are included. Example activities are:

  • Visit to the city of Vichy and its surroundings (for example: Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon, Puy-en-Velay, Paris and Tours)
  • Visits to museums
  • Outdoor excursions (Puy de Dome and the Auvergne Volcanoes National Park)
  • Tasting of typical products of the region (wines, cheeses and sausages)
  • Evening events with dinner and dance

You are now visiting the 50+ course page. Our partnerschool in Vichy also offers French courses for adults of all ages, year round. 

Club 50

The Club 50 course is designed especially for people who now have the time to enjoy travelling, getting to know people from all over the world and learn the French language. This course combines language learning with social and cultural activities. 

The course consists of 18 hours of French lessons in the morning. These classes are mixed with students of different nationalities and ages. In the afternoon there is an activity program with a fixed group of senior students.

Examples of activities are:

  • City walk through Vichy
  • Wine workshop
  • Visit to Clermont-Ferrand
  • Tastings
  • Visit to the famous "Les Célestins spa"
  • Cooking class

Minimum age is 45 years.

Prices 2024

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
18
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Club 50 without accommodation 1597
Club 50 with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 1896
Club 50 with studio apartment, double room , no meals 1847
Club 50 with studio apartment, single room , no meals 2009
Club 50 with residence, single room , no meals 2484
Starting dates:  

04/03, 15/04, 13/05, 10/06, 15/07, 12/08, 16/09, 14/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €56 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 31/03/2024 - 05/10/2024 : €77 per week

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance

The school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2024, 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 08/05/2024, 09/05/2024, 20/05/2024, 01/11/2024, 11/11/2024, 25/12/2024. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Host Family

Combining your course with accommodation in a local French family is a great way to practice the language and learn the culture of this country at the same time. You will stay in a single room with bed and breakfast or half board (breakfast and dinner). Laundry, bed sheets and towels are included in the price.

Residence

Staying in the residence is an ideal option for those who prefer to be independent. You will have a single room with a small kitchen, bathroom and private toilet (no TV, Internet is optional). Bed sheets are provided, but towels are not.

Studio Apartment

The studio apartments are very comfortable flats for one or two people. This accommodation includes: bathroom, kitchenette, TV, Internet access (subject to availability). Bed sheets are provided, but towels are not.

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