French language immersion courses in France
Private French lessons in your teacher's home in France

Map of the regions where HLI families are located

Take a French immersion course in the land of Molière and gastronomy! Live with your private teacher in total immersion in Paris, Brittany, Normandy, in the center or on the Cote d'Azur! Take private French lessons and visit the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum or a hilltop village in the Nicois hinterland!

Classic language programme

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student.

Region 15hrs lessons 20hrs lessons 25hrs lessons 30hrs lessons Extra night full board
All regions €1,470 €1,705 €1,940 €2,175 €145
Paris €1,595 €1,830 €2,065 €2,300 €155

Language programme with activities

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons and activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher. Extra 5 hours activities €330

Region 10hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
15hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
20hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
25hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
All regions €1,680 €1,800 €2035 €2,270
Paris €1,805 €1,925 €2,160 €2,395

Language programme with cultural excursions

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student, transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person

Region 10hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
15hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
20hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
25hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
All regions €1,695 €1,815 €2050 €2,290
Paris €1,820 €1,940 €2,175 €2,415

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Annecy)

​Choose 3 from the following: Visit of the Old Town & Castle, ​lakeside walk in Talloires, cheese production farm, cycle ride around the lake, Glières (Resistance location) & museum, typical chalet with snack, Château of Menthon-Saint-Bernard

Brittany

Choose 3 from the following depending on family location: Basilica of Sainte-Anne d’Auray and the Carnac standing stones, tasting of a local speciality in Rochefort en Terre, visit of the castle and medieval village of Josselin, discovery of King Arthur’s Brocéliande forest, la cité de la mer in Cherbourg, Océanopolis aquarium in Brest, the pink granite cliffs of Ploumanac’h in Perros-Guirec, the remparts and fortified city of Saint-Malo, hiking in the Monts d’Arrée and the Valley of the Saints, discovery by boat of the Golfe du Morbihan, Mont Saint Michel (Unesco) with its abbey of gothic style and the famous “Auberge de la mère Poulard” (replaces 2 excursions)

Centre Val de Loire (Tours)

Choose 3 from the following: Visit of the medieval town of Tours with its half-timbered houses, Saint Gatien cathedral and la place Plumereau, Villandry gardens (Unesco), the Ronsard museum at the Saint Cosme Priory, the castle of Azay-le-Rideau, Langeais castle with its collection of tapestries and the reconstruction of the royal wedding between Charles VIII and Anne of Brittany, the royal castle of Amboise, the castle of Clos Lucé (Leonardo da Vinci), visit of a Touraine wine cellar and tasting (+18), a bike ride along the Loire.

Côte d’Azur

Choose 3/week from the following: The old Nice with its castle and fountains, the Arenas of Nice Cimiez with the Archeological and Matisse museums, Nice Phoenix Park, Chagall museum in Nice and the Russian Cathedral of Saint-Nicolas, the old town of Antibes with its fortifications/market and harbor, the Picasso museum in Antibes, the Biot glass factory, a shopping center, Cannes with its famous shopping street/Croisette and Le Suquet des Artistes, the Fragonard perfume factory of Eze or Grasse and the old town, walk along the sentier du littoral between Beaulieu and St Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat or le sentier des douaniers in Antibes, visit of a picturesque old village such as St Paul de Vence, Gourdon ect.

Normandy

Choose 3 from the following depending on family location:
1) Mont Saint Michel (Unesco) with its abbey of gothic style and the famous “Auberge de la mère Poulard” (replaces 2 excursions).
2) Rouen and its cathedral, The Gros Horloge, The Church of Saint Joan of Arc, Le Secq des Tournelles museum or the Saint-Maclou district.
3) The medieval castle of Caen and The Abbaye aux Dames or The Abbey aux Hommes.
4) Museum of Modern Art André Malraux in Le Havre and the Augustin Perret museum or the suspended gardens.
5) Honfleur harbor and its old streets, the Church Saint-Catherine, the Eugène Boudin museum or the Satie House and museum.
6) Deauville and its American Film Festival, “the promenade des planches”, its Casino and shops.
7) Cabourg and its beach front, the museum du temps retrouvé.
8) Car ride along the Seine and visit the Jumièges and St Wandrille Abbeys, the Victor Hugo museum à Villequier or the museum of the Lin in Routot.
9) Arromanches and the D-Day museum with the landing beaches such as Omaha and Utah.
10) The American and Canadian cemeteries and the Caen Memorial museum.
11) Bayeux, its Unesco-listed tapestry, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Baron Gérard museum or the Memorial museum of the Battle of Normandy.
12) The Camembert museum, the Durand Fromagerie or visit of Calvados distillerie (18+).
13) Etretat with its chalk cliffs and the villages of Veules les roses and Veulette. 14) Cité de la Mer Museum in Cherbourg, the nuclear submarine ” le Redoutable” or the Castle du Ravalet.
15) Granville, a boat trip, the Christian Dior Museum or the Ferme de la Chèvre Rit.
16) The Bernay Abbey, its medieval streets and the Museum of Fine Arts.
17) The Abbey of Bec Hellouin, the Castle of Harcourt or Champ de Bataille or Beaumesnil.

Occitanie

Choose 3 from the following depending on family location: The Arena of Nîmes, the Pont du Gard, the Place de la Comédie in Montpellier with the Peyrou promenade and Saint-Pierre cathedral, Sète ​seaside resort and harbor, the ​Canal du Midi, t​he place du Capitole​ in Toulouse, ​the Basilica of Saint-Sernin ​and the Left Bank Quays overlooking the Garonne, the Gouffre de Padirac, the medi​eval​ city of Carcassonne with ​the basilica of St Nazaire ​and the Château Comtal.

Paris

Choose 3 from the following: Louvre Museum or Orsay Museum, the Eiffel Tower or “bateau-mouche” boat tour and shopping tour, Le Marais, Notre Dame (Île de la cité) & Île Saint-Louis, Sainte Chapelle & the Latin Quarter, Panthéon, quartier Mouffetard or le jardin du Luxembourg, Cité des sciences, Musée des arts et métiers, Palais de la découverte, Les Invalides, Napoleon’s tomb and Musée Rodin, Musée du quai Branly, The Vuitton Foundation, the Pinault Collection

Pays de la Loire (Nantes)

Choose 3 from the following depending on family location: The Island of Nantes with its giant Elephant and the Carrousel des mondes marins, the castle of the Ducs de Bretagne and the old town of Nantes with its cathedrale, the Memorial to the abolition of slavery + Jules Verne museum and the Jardin Extraordinaire, Pornic with its castle and famous Faïencerie + an ice cream at la Fraiseraie, the Mur de l’Atlantique in Saint-Brevin with its beaches and pêcheries + l’Atelier St Michel Chef-Chef, Saint-Nazaire with its famous world war II submarine bases and shipyards, Trentemoult Village and a boat trip on the Loire, day visit of Noirmoutier-en-l’Île + cycling the Island and Oyster tasting, La Maison du Lac de Grand-Lieu with its exhibitions + The Pavilion and tasting of Muscadet in a wine cellar (18+).

Provence

Choose 3 from the following depending on family location: Marseille and the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, the Calanques of Marseille ( Sormiou, Méjean ect), Aix-en-Provence with its cours Mirabeau/Saint-Sauveur cathedral and the atelier of Paul Cézanne, the Palais des Papes in Avignon, the Roman Theatre of Orange (Unesco), visit of a Lubéron castle (Ansouis, Lourmarin, Lacoste or La Tour d’Aigues), Cassis and its old fishing village, the ​A​rles Amphitheatre and Van Goghs’ Cafe de la Nuit/Pont Langlois/Hotel Dieu and Place Lamartine with the visit of one of the museums or of St Trophime or Alyscamps, St Remy de Provence with the Alpilles museum and the Glanum archaeological site, St Paul de Mausole and Van Gogh’s bedroom or one of the museums, medieval town and museum of les Baux de Provence, Salon de Provence town of Nostradamus with its museum house and the ecomuseum of La Crau.

Homestay language in action

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher

region 15hrs activities 20hrs activities 25hrs activities 30hrs activities
All regions €1,660 €1,980 €2,300 €2,620
Paris €1,775 €2,095 €2,415 €2,735

Sport options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price usually includes 3 sessions of approximately 1 hour each (unless mentioned otherwise), hire of equipment and transport

Title Further details Price
Tennis €290
Golf €350
Horse riding €385

Leisure options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price includes transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person (where applicable)

Title Further details Price
Marineland Côte d’Azur, half day accompanied visit €220
Disneyland Paris Paris, full day accompanied visit €375
Château de Versailles Paris, half day accompanied visit €200
Wine tasting Visit of a vineyard + lessons on French wine €180
Junior special Côte d’Azur, 2 visits from the following: Le bois des Lutins, le Village des Fous, La Petite Ferme, Monaco Oceanographic Museum, Monaco Zoo, Fun City, Antibes Land €210
Flower arranging Paris, includes visit of a famous florist, flower market, and a flower arranging session €190

Other options

Title Further details Price
Business & specialised vocabulary Per week €210
Exam preparation Per week €190
Teacher refresher course Per week €145
Cocooning Per week €165
Special diets Per week €165
Special needs Per week €165
Christmas / New Year / Thanksgiving €160
Private bathroom Per week €190
VIP Per week €400

Discounts

Find out about the various discounts on offer from HLI. Including accompanying person discount, long stay discount and more...

Transfer information

Students aged 15 and under MUST take 2-way transfers unless we are notified that they are accompanied by their parents.