Séjour Linguistique à Vichy, France


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Stay in the resort, spa town of Vichy, located in the Massif Central, near Clermond-Ferrand, to give your French the boost it needs!

Alliance Française Atlanta offers an intensive, 2-week full-immersion program in Vichy France, April 7-20, 2024.

This two-week program includes placement test and 39 hours of group class time, lodging (in family stay with half board, or in a studio apartment with kitchenette), and enriching cultural activities that include historical tours of Vichy, Clermont-Ferrand, Saint-Nectaire and Charroux (classified as one France’s most beautiful villages), pastry tasting, a chef’s workshop and cheese tasting in the caves of Saint-Nectaire.


                                           FULL IMMERSION+CASTLES AND FINE FOOD = Just what your professeur ordered!

Cost of $2350 per person includes:

Tuition, cultural activities and lodging in Vichy (family stay with half board [breakfast and dinner), or studio apartment with kitchenette).

Cost does not include:

Air fare to France, train fare from Paris to Vichy, hotel in Paris if needed, other meals and incidentals, passports and supplemental health insurance (plans generally start from $85).

Important dates:

Dec through Jan 20:

Acceptance of refundable deposits of $750.

Jan 20:

Deposits no longer refundable, confirmation of participants list

Feb 15:

Second payment ($800) (non-refundable)

Mar 10:

Final payment ($800) (non-refundable)

Flight and practical information:

Participants must reserve their own flights to Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle with arrival no later than April 7 at noon. We recommend purchasing tickets by Jan 31. Alternatively, participants arriving Saturday, April 6, or earlier, can stay in Paris and we will meet at the Gare de Lyon, on the afternoon of April 7. Students must reserve on their own, but AF will help identify a convenient, decently priced hotel.

Return flights should be reserved for Sunday, Apr 21 or later. Lodging in Paris is not included, but AF will help select an affordable hotel for Saturday, Apr 20, or longer if needed.