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Beaulieu Villa

Villa Beaulieu with its nine private comfortable guest rooms overlooking the gardens and terrace, offers a pleasant, quality setting.

The Villa provides a friendly retreat, truly your French home away from home!


Meals are provided on-site at Villa Beaulieu. Breakfast and lunch are a buffet style, while dinner is a traditional French 4-course meal with wine.

Speaking French at meal times is part of our method and taken with a French instructor.

Surrounding Area

Villa Beaulieu is situated in the Beaulieu neighborhood, locally famous for its park "Parc Beaulieu"

It is a residential area with all the shops and commodities available in a 10 minute walk. Sunday mornings are dynamic due to a local market all the shops open until noon.

Villages Around Riorges

Situated next to Roanne, a city famous for gastronomy, Riorges is close to the Burgundy and Beaujolais wine areas.

The city is surrounded by medieval villages, castles and lovely mountains accessible by car in 10 to 20 minutes.

French Language Courses

Ecole des Trois Ponts offers guests the chance to perfect their French language skills in style. The quickest and most effective way to learn French is to go to France and speak nothing else.

Living and studying at the Villa, guests advance quickly, taking meals with the teachers and other guests, with time to visit attractions of the region and practice conversing with local residents.

French & Cooking Courses

Our in-house chef patiently and expertly guides the class as you learn to prepare delicious meals.

After a morning French language instruction, spend 4 afternoons in our cozy kitchen with fellow classmates, creating a variety of sweet and savory dishes.

French & Pastry Courses

Learn successful techniques from our accomplished pastry chef. Dare to try French classics such as croissant and puff pastry and learn to bake special breads.

Our enthusiastic and talented chef teaches you in a relaxed setting.

French Language & Chocolate Courses

A real chance to develop your artistic side and your taste buds. Try easy and funny way to enjoy chocolate making and chocolate desserts for use in cakes, biscuits, bonbons and more.

French and Countryside Walks

After a morning of French instruction, spend 4 afternoons exploring the local countryside with walks from 5 kms to 15 kms.