Language stays and cultural tours in France

Our best destinations in France to learn French language and culture
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• Best destinations for French stays •

Learn French and soak up the culture with Vacances Actives Linguistiques

VAL’s French language stays are jam-packed with culture, experiences and French-speaking encounters. Our breaks are designed to provide language immersion to make it easier for students and adult learners to learn French as a foreign language with bags of culture to boot.

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Language & cultural tour in PARIS

Immersion in the French capital : cultural gems, extraordinary activities, and ‘active’ holidays guaranteed!

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Language & cultural tour in Lyon

Immersion in the capital of French gastronomy! Heritage, craftsmanship and traditional French cuisine…

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Cultural tour in Nice and Marseille

Immersion under the sun of Provence: discover the French Riviera, its folklore and splendid landscapes!

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Language & cultural tour in Alsace

Departure for Alsace and Strasbourg, European capital! A region that lights up at Christmas…

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Cultural tour in Brittany and Normandy

From the Mont Saint Michel to the great Granit coast. Crepes and oysters for a delicious Britain tour.

What sets VAL apart?

Year-round departures

Stays for learners aged 13 and over (up to 99!)

All-inclusive customisable and bespoke programmes

We adapt to suit your group’s budget and teaching/logistical requirements

Call VAL to start designing your customised language stay in France

The Vacances Actives Linguistiques team provides its experience in organising cultural stays and its in-depth knowledge of French destinations to design the perfect trip for your group’s teaching and logistical requirements.

Who are our language stays and cultural tours for?

VAL language stays and cultural tours are designed for French students who want to learn Molière’s language fast and explore the country in the best conditions. Short or long stays, immersion, culture, themes, work placements, with/without French lessons, with/without group leaders: the VAL team has everything covered to bring you an exciting and positive language stay in France.


20 years of expertise supporting groups and globetrotters


The ultimate in assistance during your trip, quick solutions to suit you

Value for Money

Excellent value for money


Atout France member, constant monitoring of our services

Creativity & Diversity

Culture is what fuels us to provide unique and original trips

Let’s travel together!

Are you a teacher overseas? An association or centre with an interest in speaking French? Is your child learning French?
Are you a tour operator looking for a reliable and experienced tour operator (DMC) when it comes to the most popular destinations in France?