Take our French Club 50 course in Nice and experience the beauty of the French Riviera! With year round sunshine, and over 7 kilometers of beaches, Nice has been attracting wealthy holiday makers since the 18th century.
Our French language school in Nice is located in a modern, well equipped building surrounded by its own gardens. With the beach and accommodation within easy walking distance, Nice is an excellent choice for a French language holiday for over 50s.
Courses in Nice
Our Club 50 course in Nice is very popular and has students returning year after year! The course lasts for 2 weeks and has regular start dates throughout the year!
The course programme includes 15 French lessons each week, with 3 lessons scheduled each morning from Monday to Friday. Lessons follow a very practical approach to learning, so you will be taught in French and encouraged to use genuine study materials such as newspapers and videos, to build on your understanding and confidence in using French. Morning lessons are devoted to the same topics as the cultural activities offered in the afternoon, enhancing the practical application of your language skills.
Both the lessons and activities included in this programme are used exclusively by other Club 50 students. Class sizes are small with a maximum of just 10 students per group. All teachers are fully qualified and experienced in the teaching of French as a foreign language, so you will be sure to make quick progress!
- 15 French lessons per week
- Extensive program of afternoon activities
- 2 evening activities
- One full day excursion (Monaco, Antibes, Saint Paul de Vence)
For mature students wanting to completely immerse themselves in the French language and culture, the school arranges accommodation with carefully selected host families, all within walking distance of the school. The most popular option is to book half board (2 meals each day), but self-catering accommodation with a host family can also be arranged in Nice
Accommodation can also be arranged in a private studio apartment or student residence, both of which are offered on a self-catering basis.
The student residence is ideally located, just 20 minutes away from the school and the beach on foot. Each room comprises of a small air-conditioned studio with a private bathroom and kitchenette.
The Club 50 course in Nice includes a great programme of activities which are included in the cost of the course fees. Each 2-week program includes 7 afternoon activities and 2 evening activities (dinner with teachers) and one full-day excursion.
Typical activities include visits to old town Nice, the Picasso and Matisse museums, Eze village perfumery, the Oceanographics museum, a Provencale cooking lesson or wine tasting. Excursions can also be arranged to places such as Villefranche sur Mer, Monaco and Antibes. At the end of the course the programme concludes with a farewell lunch in a 1 star Michelin restaurant!
The activities are accompanied by staff from the school and are guided in French, providing an excellent opportunity for you to practice your language skills outside the classroom.
This program is ideal for mature students wanting to learn French with other students of a similar age and enjoy guided visits around Nice and the Cote d’Azur. We recommend that students have an elementary level (minimum) of French to participate in this programme.
How to get there
Fly directly to Nice Airport. For students staying with French host families on a half board basis, an airport transfer on arrival is included in the price. Others should take a taxi (15-20 euros) directly to their accommodation, or take the airport shuttle bus (3-4 euros).