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Learn French | French Immersion via Cooking Classes

  • Village of Ambierle and vineyard

    Village of Ambierle and local vineyard, 10 minutes from the school

  • Early Automn

    Côte roannaise early autumn

  • Advanced French class

    Advanced French class

  • French Village Countryside

    Authentic French village of Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice-sur-Loire, only 15 minutes from Ecole des Trois Ponts

  • School's Garden

    Tranquil garden courtyard at the Ecole. A perfect setting to relax after class

  • Loire from Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice's Tower

    Loire from Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice's Tower

  • Beginners French class

    Beginners French class

  • Place Clemenceau, Roanne

    Place Clemenceau, Roanne

  • French Wine Degustation

    Visiting a vineyard and enjoying a tasting of local products

Come for an authentic French experience, fully immersed in French language and culture.

  • Classes, meals on-site, lodging on-site or off-site.
  • Speak French throughout the day.
  • Quality instruction, small group (6 max.) or private classes.
  • Sociable atmosphere with delicious meals prepared by our in-house Chef.
  • Special courses combine French language with Cooking, Pastry or Chocolate. Also available French combined with Countryside walks.
  • French owned and operated.
  • French & Gourmet excursions

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Where is Ecole des Trois Ponts in France

Here at École des Trois Ponts in France we welcome individuals, couples, business people, and families who want to take French immersion in France, Cooking School in France, French and extra activities, French and Gourmet excursions or French Business Courses. We also propose special French courses for universities and groups.

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What Makes Learning French With Us Unique?

cheese and wineWe have an extensive range of week-long courses, including immersion French courses, French and cooking, wine, cheese, pastry, lifestyle and chocolate courses. All are conducted by professional, native teachers in a relaxed atmosphere. Classes are available on a one-to-one basis or in groups of up to 6.

Accommodation for residential french courses, classes and meals are all provided on-site and are included in the weekly rate. Guests are accommodated in one of nine bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. For an economical option, we offer an alternative lodging with host families in the neighborhood.

We're based in south-east France at Villa Beaulieu in Grand Roanne near the Loire River. The famous Burgundy and Beaujolais wine areas are close by, as is Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France. Is there a better place to take a French course in France?

Meals prepared by our in-house Chef include regional produce and are informal, sociable affairs. They are taken with teachers and fellow students and are conducted in French. Living and studying on-site allows our guests to focus and advance quickly. This successful technique of immersion proves itself week after week. It’s time to put your language skills into practice.

The menu at the top of this page should help you to find all the information you need, but please don't hesitate to contact us if you can't find what you're looking for.

Ecole des Trois Ponts, Villa Beaulieu, 645 rue Maréchal Foch, 42153 Riorges, France