Vacances Actives Linguistiques
Adventure is our culture; innovation is our passion; quality : our priority
Let’s plan your language stay in France
The travel agency Vacances Actives Linguistiques, member of Atout France, organizes your cultural and language stay in France, mainly for French students and learners. Our team designs travel adapted to your level of French as a foreign language.
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Whether you’re in a group or flying solo, a young learner or adult, soak up the French language and culture on a language stay with our team!
For a brochure or quote:
Tours, sports and exciting activities in French, foodie and multi-sensory experiences with guides and experts in their field!
Travel all over France: Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Nice, Marseille, Brittany, Normandy, Alsace and many more French language stay destinations to nail our accent!
For one day or one month:
Bespoke language and cultural stays
1 week and more
STEP BY STEP
2 or 3h
The language stays in France designed by Vacances Actives are dedicated to discoveri French culture and language. Our trips are adapted to:
- school groups, supervised by their teachers,
- high school pupils,
- universities students,
- adult learners,
…who want to make progress in French speaking and explore all the beauties of the country of Claude Monet and Victor Hugo.
We also provide language trips in France for families or adults learning French as a foreign language, or simply passionate about France.
Accommodation, transfer, lessons, activities, experiences…: Vacances Actives ensures the organization and follow-up for a successful and safe trip.
VOD : Visits On Demand !
Soak up French culture for a day or spend a few hours unearthing Paris’ gems and secrets.
Join Vacances Actives’ passionate and fascinating guides on a Paris adventure. Go on a day trip from Paris (transport included) for a change of scene and good helping of culture! Fontainebleau, the Loire châteaux, Giverny, Auvers-Sur-Oise and many more to explore.
You can book our trips online or email or call us to plan them on demand!
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What our partners and customers have to say about us.
Spoiler alert: it’s all good (testimonials)
“Valerie, from VAL, organized for my students an amazing trip in the South of France and Paris. Everything was tailored and based on our needs, extremely well-organized. It was my first time organizing a trip abroad for my student and I am extremely happy to have decided to work with VAL. Their offer was also much cheaper than the quotes I got from famous American travel agents for much better services. When time comes to organize another trip to France I will for sure work with VAL again, and I have recommended their service to several colleagues.“
“Valerie is really professional and always very friendly… everytime I asked VAL to look after our groups of young learners, they did a fantastic job. We highly recommend.“
“Super séjour en collaboration avec Valérie ! On ne peut que recommander ses services pour la qualité des prestations et l’attention portée aux besoins du groupe. On est ravis. Dès que la situation sanitaire s’améliore, ce sera un plaisir organiser des nouveaux séjours linguistiques pour des groupes d’élèves brésiliens. Car au final, la meilleure façon d’apprendre une langue, c’est la vivre !“
Liana Garcia – USA
“Very good agency that pays great attention to detail.“
“Un réel plaisir de travailler avec VAL. Une vraie professionnelle, avec beaucoup d’experience, toujours dans la bonne humeur et la bienveillance même dans ce contexte compliqué. Je recommande vivement. C’est rare de voir des personnes aussi impliquées et investies dans leur travail.“
20 years of expertise supporting groups and globetrotters
The ultimate in assistance during your trip, quick solutions to suit you
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Creativity & Diversity
Culture is what fuels us to provide unique and original trips
Let’s answers your FAQs
1. Who are French language stays for?
- Overseas teachers who want to plan a language stay in France for their classes.
These stays are tailored to suit groups of secondary school, college or university students. We provide French as a foreign language classes and cultural activities for children aged 13 and over.
- Families, students’ parents
We work with families who want to get away or send their children to learn French. Our language stays are vital to learning the language in terms of both oral and written skills. Students stay in host families or hotels and experience a unique language experience meeting new friends, making memories and boosting their confidence in using French. Our summer camps are a great way for young learners to practise French in a summer setting surrounded by the language: real “vacances actives” (active holidays)!
- Adults and professionals. Our language stays are also for adults who want to learn French or professionals working in France who want to perfect the language or learn specific terminology.
Our customers have lots of freedom, can have one-to-one lessons and really soak up the culture. Our Adult Immersion courses have a lot of admirers!
3. How much does a French language stay cost?
The cost of a French language stay depends on several factors:
- Destination or destinations (Paris, Nice, Strasbourg?)
- Season (summer is most expensive)
- Number of students/visitors
- Activities: French lessons? Cultural activities? Sports, foodie or multi-sensory experiences?
- Accommodation (host family, hotel, youth hostel)
It’s hard to pin down a price which is exactly why Vacances Actives draws up a bespoke quote based on your requirements and budget! Contact us.
2. How do I book a French language stay with Vacances Actives?
Contact Vacances Linguistiques with the dates, student numbers and what you want to get out of your stay.
Are you looking for a language course or just cultural activities? Do you want to stay in a host family? Which French destinations are you most interested in?
We’ll review your request and use it to design a trip tailored to suit your requirements and language level. Vacances Actives will provide you with a bespoke itinerary and quote.
4. How long do French language stays last?
How long do French language stays last?
Language stays last at least 1 week but Vacances Actives provides longer bespoke stays in several French destinations. 2, 3, 4 weeks or longer… it all depends on the student’s availability, budget and expectations! Remember that the longer the stay, the greater the benefit in terms of language skills and cultural understanding.
Vacances Actives provides day trips from Paris (our excursions) and tours (step by step in Paris) for visitors or foreign students who want to explore in and around the capital. Our guides adapt their language to suit French as a foreign language learners.