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FRENCH AND COUNTRYSIDE WALKS

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WEEK FROM €1.560

SHARED ROOM ON-SITE €1.560

You will notice that we include an option to share a room. If you are coming on your own and wish to make use of the shared room rate, we will make every effort to place you with a guest who has made a similar request. However, single room rates will apply if we are unable to pair you with another guest.

SINGLE ROOM ON-SITE €1.720

ROOM OFF-SITE €1.230

For a more economical option, you can stay with a host family in the neighborhood. This off-site accommodation is a short walk from the Villa Beaulieu (15mn on foot maximum). Breakfast is taken with the host family, while lunches and dinners are shared with other guests and instructors at the Villa Beaulieu.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

2024 Prices for French and Countryside Walks Course

Amounts in brackets represent the deposit required.
ROOM TYPE PRICE
Shared Room on-site €1.560 (€150) / Special offer : Extra week of General French €1.130
Single Room on-site €1.720 (€150) / Special offer : Extra week of General French €1.250
Room off-site €1.230 (€150) / Special offer : Extra week of General French €1.050
+ Extra Activities

Extra Activities with extra cost

PETITS FOURS WORKSHOP

with our in-house Chef

Tuesday 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Wednesday 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Thursday 1.30pm – 2.30pm

GUIDED EXCURSION

with a teacher, 4 options available

Wednesday 2.00pm – 5.00pm

MASSAGE

at David Grand Spa (website)

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE

Learn French while you walk!This course is designed for those who want to strengthen their French but also explore the local countryside with walks from 5 kms to a maximum of 15 kms. Walks are adapted for people with a moderate fitness level, with stops to take pictures and relax.
Côte Roannaise region, Forez region, Pays d’Urfé and Brionnais region are not flat but hilly. Be ready to climb a moderate inclination (maximum 300 m) and to walk between 2 and 3 hours a day. Walks are still held on rainy days except in case of storm.
All the routes are marked-out and go back to the starting point.
Different routes possible if you want to repeat the experience.

Walking appropriate equipment :

  • Walking boots or good walking shoes (tennis shoes/sneakers are not adapted)
  • Small backpack
  • Cap or hat
  • Raincoat
  • Water bottle
  • According to the time of the year : sun glasses, sun cream, mosquito spray

Walking poles available at the school.

All classes are taught by professional, native French speaking tutors and group classes have a maximum of 6 per class. During the afternoon, participants will be taken to different destinations with a staff member to discover the magnificence of the Loire countryside, speaking French as they walk.