Antibes Summer Language Travel
In this program you will receive a mixture of French teaching and activities. You will have classes in the morning with groups of no more than 15 students. Each class is divided by their French experience and level. Teachers strive to provide a fun atmosphere to develop your spoken skills and confidence. After lunch your afternoon and evening will be spent on a variety of activities supervised by a dedicated entertainment team. Activites include Sailing, Zumba, Circus, BBQ, Karaoke and much more. Also included is a day trip e.g. Nice, Monaco, Lerins Islands and a half day excursion e.g. Nice, Cannes, Marineland.
* Intensive Class option: for students who want to increase their language learning, they can add 2 additional lessons each afternoon and join the Intensive course.
Available 2nd July to 29th July ONLY
Combine the Essential Program with the additional Dance and Fitness program. Spend your morning learning French in class and then spend your afternoon with a dedicated group who focus on Dance and Fitness. If you would like to enhance more than just your French skills, then this program is for you. Make friends from around the world with similar interests and have a lot of fun.
*Intensive French classes cannot be combined with the Dance and Fitness program.
Available 2nd July to 29th July ONLY
Combine the Antibes Essential program with 5 workshops in the afternoon focusing solely on boating. If you like water and boating, this program is absolutely great for you. Spend your morning learning French with your classmates, and in the afternoon, instead of general activities, spend your time sailing and trying out other water sports. So if this is something that sounds exciting, we definitely recommend this program to you.
*Intensive French classes cannot be combined with this program.
Supervision and free time
Depending on your age, you will have different levels of freedom to spend the afternoon as you wish. If the activity offered isn’t appealing to you, you could go and explore Antibes instead.
16-17 year olds: permission to leave the premises until 10pm Monday – Thursday and until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays, with parental consent.
13 – 15 years olds: permission to go into town or the beach after activities until dinner, with parental consent.
12 years olds: remain under the constant supervision of the group leaders.
The teaching at the language school in Antibes is of high quality and staff create the right framework for optimal language learning in small, international, level-divided classes. On the first day of your course, your French level will be tested, and then you will be placed in the language class that best suits your level. This language tour includes 20 French lessons of 45 minutes per week . Teaching usually takes place in the morning. There will be a maximum of 15 students in a class.
It is possible to purchase 6 extra lessons / week, so you will receive 26 lessons / week.
Note that all teaching takes place in French and we therefore recommend that you know a little French before departure.
You can choose to live in school accommodation or with a host family (age 13-17 only, Essential program only.)
School accomodation: During the summer season you can live in one of the language school’s colleges in a multi-bed room (3-4 students – not native English speakers). Some rooms are en-suite and others have showers and toilets on each floor. The school uses teaching rooms at colleges across Antibes and shuttle buses are provided. We cannot promise that all students will be accommodated at the school accommodation located at the language school. Outside of the summer season, students live at a campus just a few minutes from the city centre and live in 2-bed rooms. All rooms are en suite.
Host Family: if you want a truly immersive program, then living with a host family is for you. All families are checked and inspected regularly. They offer single and twin rooms. Families will welcome the students home after their busy day and involve them in their daily life. Host family accommodation only available for 13- 17 years olds. (Host family option ONLY available for Essential program participants.)
- 20 lessons per week of French teaching.
- Level test on arrival.
- Accommodation at school accommodation in 2/3/4 bed rooms.
- Or host family accommodation in twin room.
- Full board – college meals served at the canteen with packed lunch provided on trip days.
- Supervisions and support.
- Arrival on Sunday, departure on Saturday.
- Full day excursion only included on minimum 2 week course.
- Full activity schedule.
- 2 half day and 1 full day excursion included on 2 week course.
- Transfer to and from airport on standard arrival days (Nice).
- MyEducation service and support prior to departure and during program.
NB. Gluten free meal supplement of 100 Euros required.
ESSENTIAL 2023 || 1 week: £1,025 || 2 weeks: £1,895 || 3 weeks: £2,810 || 4 weeks: £3,725 || 5 weeks: £4,645 || 6 weeks: £5,025
DANCE AND FITNESS 2023 || 1 week: £1,270 || 2 weeks: £2,385 || 3 weeks: £3,550 || 4 weeks: £4,715
SAILING 2023 || 1 week: £1,275 || 2 weeks: £2,385 || 3 weeks: £3,550 || 4 weeks: £4,715
KEY FACTS about Antibes
- Population: approximately 77,000 people
- Language: French
- Fun facts: Musée Picasso, loacted in Antibes, is the first museum in the world dedicated to the artist Pablo Picasso
- MyEducation recommends: The Old Town. With its charming, small winding alleys and streets which are filled with beautiful restaurants, distinctive shops, small squares and not least the local market, Marche Provencal.
- What to eat in Antibes: with it’s location by the sea, the local seafood is the freshest you will have tasted. But if seafood doesn’t interest you, enjoy a delicious créme brûlée.
Antibes – a city full of charm
In the heart of the Côte d ‘Azur, between Nice and Cannes, lies the cosy town of Antibes. Lively boulevards, quaint little narrow streets, excellent beaches, sunbathing terraces, shopping, hospitable people – all come together to form the perfect language trip!
In addition to the above, Antibes offers a world-famous jazz festival, the largest marina on the Mediterranean and all kinds of water sports. Antibes is the hometown of traditional Mediterranean life with Provencal markets, bustling, small streets and historic houses full of charm. This language tour is perfect for students who have a basic level of French and who want to improve their skills in lovely summery surroundings in beautiful Antibes.
The Language school
The language school in Antibes is one of the most recognised in the South of France and receives weekly language students from all over the world. The language school is located in the heart of Antibes, 800 metres from the centre and 1.5 km from the beautiful beaches.
This language school is located in a beautiful Provencal building, surrounded by an impressive garden with thousands of flowers. It offers 13 indoor and 4 outdoor classrooms, a library, a terrace with sea views, wireless internet and much more. The teachers at the school are all university educated and have extensive experience in teaching foreign students in their mother tongue.The school uses several college accommodation buildings around Antibes. Please note we cannot promise that all of our students will stay at the college accommodation located in the language school.
How to sign up for a trip to Antibes
Complete our contact form and a staff member will be in touch to talk more about the program and to confirm the dates and fees for the trip. You can read more about Language Travel here and read our FAQs page to answer all of your questions. You should also read our Terms and Conditions for booking.