Port de Cannes marina, Cannes France
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French course in Cannes

Take a French course in Cannes, one of the most glamorous cities in the Mediterranean! Our French language school in Cannes occupies a self-contained campus, just moments away from soft white sands, washed by warm, clear waters. Beachside hotels line the famous Boulevard de la Croisette, housing exclusive bars and clubs. This is where celebrities hang out during the famous Cannes Film Festival and countless other festivals.

For a little more culture, explore Le Suquet, the old town of tiny cobbled streets and intimate cafés. Here you’ll find the superb Musée de la Castre, with its wealth of art from ancient civilizations. Le Suquet also offers superb views of Cannes’ sea of terracotta roofs marching down towards the Mediterranean. Past the shimmering yachts moored in the marina lie the idyllic Îlles de Lérins, where the Man in the Iron Mask was imprisoned.

Our school in Cannes

24 classrooms
On-site dining hall
Sports courts
Student parking
Course materials included (on loan)
Wi-Fi throughout the building
On-site residence with laundry facilities
Cinema room for watching French films
Interior courtyard with shaded terrace
Member of IALC, Campus France, and Datadocké


Learning French at our school
Personal attention at our school
Welcome drink at our school
The school courtyard at break-time

Our French school lies right on the seafront, just along the coast from the old town. Central Cannes is only a 15-minute walk away. The campus boasts excellent facilities, including on-site accommodation and free wireless Internet access! There are 24 classrooms, a student cafeteria, library/computer room, theatre, basketball/volleyball court and sun terrace.

Location: La Croix des Gardes, west Cannes
Nearest convenience store: 700 m
Nearest café: on-site!
Nearest metro stop: N/A
Distance from train station: 1.9 km
Nearest bus stop: 140 m (Beausite)
Distance from airport: 28.8 km (Nice Côte d’Azur Airport)

Courses in Cannes

Available courses

    You can learn French in Cannes at your own pace! Our school’s Semi-intensive, Intensive and Super-intensive courses consist of 18, 21 and 25 French lessons per week, respectively. These courses take place in same-level groups, so you can practice your French and socialise with your fellow students! Alternatively, Private Lessons are available, which allow you to completely customise your course to suit your own interests and requirements.

    If you need to study French for work purposes, you may wish to consider our Business French course in Cannes. This course focuses on French in the world of work, giving you some all-important skills to put to use in a business context!

    We also offer a Mini-group course, taking place in groups of no more than 3 students. This is the perfect option for anyone wishing to have more personal attention from their teacher and improve at a fast rate.


    Available accommodation

    • Host Family
    • Student Residence

    Enjoy the convenience and superb facilities of our school’s on-site Student Residence! There are comfortable single, double and triple rooms, with shared showers and toilets on each floor. Choose to stay on a half board or full board basis, eating two or three meals per day in the school’s restaurant. At weekends, brunch is served in place of breakfast and lunch. You can use the school’s free Wi-Fi connection in your room, and you’ll have easy access to the cinema, sun terraces and other facilities!

    For a more authentic experience of France, live with a host family in Cannes and immerse yourself in the local way of life. Our school only works with friendly, welcoming families, who will happily help you to practice your French language skills. Host family accommodation includes breakfast each day, with some families also providing dinner. Of course, you can always eat in the restaurant or café on campus, if you’d prefer to do so.


    Our Cannes school does not arrange their own activities in the afternoons as many students like to go to the beach after class. However, the reception team will be happy to advise you about things to do during your stay, so please do speak to a staff member if you would like any recommendations. Below we’ve listed some recommendations of our own.

    You can grab an ice cream and go celeb spotting along the Boulevard de la Croisette, take a stroll along the sandy white beaches, or explore the old quarter of Le Suquet. You can practice your French with the locals by delving into one of the many street markets, or immerse yourself in a French film. For more active students, there are also opportunities to hire a bike, try paddle boarding, or go on a hike.

    Cannes and the surrounding area has so much to see and do. Situated along the sunny Côte d’Azur, the city is a stone’s throw away from fascinating locations like Nice and Monaco. You could see more of the Provence region with a half-day trip through the countryside, taking in destinations such as the Îlles de Lérins, Grasse, and the picturesque hilltop town of Biot. If you are a little more adventurous then you can travel further during weekends. You could enjoy a trip on your own or travel with some of your new classmates to places like St. Tropez, Monaco, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, and even San Remo across the border in Italy!

    How to get there

    One-way and two-way transfers from Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport are available upon request. Please be aware that this service carries an extra cost.

    Location of our school in Cannes


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    3.6 / 5
    School Staff

    4.2 / 5
    Average score for our school in Cannes based on 5 previous client reviews.

    Student reviews & feedback

    It was helpful I learnt a lot and the teachers were very nice. The accommodation was good only thing was there wasn't any air conditioning so it was extremely hot in our room every night and morning

    School Staff

    It was great & my teacher was awesome. In one week we've [covered] a lot of things and it was so helpful for me.

    School Staff
    G. Verspeelt

    I would recommand this course immediately. The teachers in Cannes are great, the staff is friendly, and the course is well organised. The host family was really friendly. A big thanks to the Apple language team for their service, gentleness and fast answers on all our questions.
    Keep up the good work!

    School Staff

    School statistics

    Nationality (%)

    American (12.96)
    English (2.4)
    German (5.24)
    Irish (2.51)
    Italian (17.32)
    Mexican (10.71)
    Russian (3.63)
    Spanish (5.51)
    Swedish (2.3)
    Swiss (9.56)

    Average Student Numbers

    Average ages (June - Aug)

    * Statistics considered correct at the time of publishing

    Prices for Cannes

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    NOTE: The start dates marked (b) are suitable for all levels, including complete beginners.

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