Lapont French Immersion - GuidelinesImmerse yourself in the French way of life, discovering some of the most beautiful villages in France – one sumptuous mouthful at a time…
8 Day French Immersion Language and Cultural Course in Burgundy
May 20- May 28, 2017
If you are planning to visit France next year why not include our 8 Day French Immersion in Burgundy Program and make it the highlight of your French trip.
Travelling AND learning a language is a very rewarding experience. Our French Immersion Courses are based on total immersion in the French language, Culture, Gastronomy.
The LaPont 8 Day immersion Program will be hosted at our exclusive French Château Ecole, located at the foot of the Jura Mountains, nestled among ten hectares of wooded parklands. This magnificent residence, dating from the 17th century is located in an exceptional area at the meeting of: Burgundy, Franche-Comté and the Rhône-Alpes, most famous for their gastronomy and rich history.
The hallmark of our Château Ecole is conviviality and warm French Hospitality; Its natural and peaceful surroundings provide a unique setting for a relaxing French immersion vacation.Bicycles are also available so guests can explore the surrounding villages during their free time and chat with the locals..
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Complimentary private transport to the nearby quaint medieval towns is at your finger tip; perfect for the accompanying partners, who choose not to participate in the optional French Language Sessions.
You will benefit from the standards of excellence offered during your stay in the Burgundy countryside. The Château’s substantial and elegant bedrooms have recently been completely renovated to perfection.
On-site French Language sessions cater for all levels, even for absolute beginners; divided in small groups of 3-4 students. Each day of your immersion program is built around different cultural activities and interaction with locals: French history, art, food and wine culinary appreciation Courses and private tours escorted by our experts and educational guides, who know the area intimately.
A la Carte activities and cultural tours are organised by our French team throughout the entire program, so you can be fully immersed in the culture and language. We visit the hidden gems of the nearby regions: Private Châteaux, Wineries, Lavender fields, Cheese Farms, vibrant markets and nearby medieval villages.
Delicious Burgundian specialities are prepared on-site by our in-house chef, who also conducts an Atelier Cuisine. Every evening guests will be joined by local French speakers at the Château for dinner and treated with a welcome Soirée Fondue Sauvagnarde and Regional Wines, upon arrival.
Accompanying Partners, families, friends are also welcome to join this program.
Your 8 Day “Séjour Linguistique” in Burgundy ends with a full Day exploring the hidden silk passages of Vieux Lyon and culinary specialities.
Upon departure you will be transferred to your next destination by our own drivers.