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Rating: 4.4

4.430 reviews

Rating: 4.5

4.5
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Rating: 4.0

4.0
Leisure program
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School currently open
Accreditations:
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by FLE (Français Langue Etrangére) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

Located in a typical Basque-style house from 1850 in the centre of Biarritz, only a few minutes' walk from the beach.... More

Course Categories (10)Accommodation (3)Facilities (16)
Standard Programme - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
700€ 669€
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Rating: 4.1

4.137 reviews

Rating: 4.1

4.1
Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.4

3.4
Leisure program
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Covid-19 Status:
School currently open

The small French beach town of Biarritz is situated in the South West of France, 28km from the Spanish border. Biarritz... More

Course Categories (8)Accommodation (1)Facilities (19)
Standard French Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 13
FREE cancellation
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660€ 631€
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Located at the Maison des Associations, about 20 minutes from the Youth Guesthouse, the beach and the town centre. More

Course Categories (2)Facilities (7)
Summer Language Holidays - General French + Homestay - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Includes accommodation -
1590€ 1551€
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Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 37 reviews

The students and teachers were as friendly as their families. The break time and lunchtime were all spent on the terrace, which led to an improvement in French. It was great that all the teachers knew each and every one. And I liked it because I liked the well-balanced class matched to the students, as well as the grammar statements.
It was nice that there was surfing for the afternoon class. There are free coffee and tea, so it was a very satisfying school.

12 September 2017
Course: Intensive French Course 26 - 9 weeks
Student age: 27 years

Marika
Japan

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 30 reviews

I would like, that the teachers should have programs for learning for 2, 3, 4 weeks. I started with the subjunctive during the first week. I find that this is not the most important lesson. It would be fine to talk about everyday life, the school-system, the history or the habits, the conditions of this country to get used to the language and to learn important vocabulary you need everyday. With the written and oral tests, the school should see what lessons are important for the pupils and so they could organize the class.

14 August 2017
Course: Standard Programme - 2 weeks
Student age: 56 years

Margareta
Austria

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 30 reviews

The teaching
As I said directly to the school management, you must do more to include all, regardless of age, and how long you are registered for a course.

17 October 2016
Course: Standard Programme - 1 week
Student age: 43 years

Christina
Denmark

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 30 reviews

The atmosphere of the building. The very helpful, kind staff.
The classification of the students should be more organized. There is too big a difference in level among the students. Also, the teachers should share the information of the students when there is a change in teachers.

6 September 2016
Course: Intensive Programme - 4 weeks
Student age: 53 years

Emiko
Japan

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 30 reviews

The teacher, her patience and skill at teaching language. The help and support from reception at France Langue
I enjoyed all the lessons immensely. All the staff were so helpful and friendly. The welcome and support was excellent.

25 April 2016
Course: Intensive Programme - 2 weeks
Student age: 72 years

Pamela
England UK

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 30 reviews

Not as many lessons as booked but instead of 20 just 16 as mondays was 1 lesson short due to newly arriving students. Start at 10. Very easy going atmosphere which I really enjoyed.

29 June 2015
Course: Standard Programme - 5 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Ayko
Switzerland

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 37 reviews

The debates we had in and out of the classrooms. Everybody was always sympathetic, kind and friendly.
It could be a good idea to make more intensive programs, with no only three hours a day, but 4 or 5 hours.

20 August 2014
Course: Intensive Programme - 3 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Adriano
Belgium

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 37 reviews

One can learn a lot in a short time, but due to the small number of students the classes were held with the advanced students which was discouraging and disturbing.
I was sick last week and could not come to school. I contacted the school before I left, no reaction

24 December 2013
Course: Standard French Course - Fall & Winter - 5 weeks
Student age: 35 years

Sandra
Austria

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 37 reviews

The athmosphere was very welcoming and warm. The teachers were very good, the lessons were very much into a practic and modern level.
I am very pleased with everything, your administration was prompt and serious.

26 September 2012
Course: Standard French Course - 1 week
Student age: 55 years

Elisabet
Sverige

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 37 reviews

One teacher was really professional, giving good structured lessons. Another teacher, so it seemed, was just teaching anything without a clear concept.
As I already took a French class once in Montpellier I had something to compare with. So what was poor in this school in Biarritz is that there were only 2 different levels / classes!! Hence students with different levels were grouped in one class together. This does not help anybody. For some students with a lower level the teaching was too fast and the ones with an advanced level do not really improve their knowledge because they always have to wait until the teacher explained to the lower level ones.

17 October 2010
Course: Standard French Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 32 years

Tomas
Österreich

Key Facts about Biarritz

Biarritz: An elegant seaside town in the south west of France, Biaritz has been a popular resort since the 1800s. It’s also a major surfer hangout, offering long sandy beaches and lots of surf schools. Although the seaside town has retained much of its glamour, a lot has been lost due to the countless concrete buildings that have been built in recent years. Nevertheless, Biarritz remains one of the southwest's seaside gems and throngs with visitors in summer. The Rocher de la Vierge is a rocky outcrop topped with a statue of the Virgin Mary and can be reached by footbridge, a top it offers fabulous views of the Bay of Biscay.

Population: 34,000

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Aquitaine, Département des Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1840 USD)

Biarritz quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8

4.8 (71 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: July

Low season: January

Average course price per week (High season): 447 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 389 €

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (France average):3.86 € (20% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type C
    • Plug Type E
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Arrival Airports

    Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne (BIQ) - 2 km. from Biarritz city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Taxi: 7 €, 5 minutes drive to city center of Biarritz

    Direct international flights from:
    • Ireland: Dublin
    • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Southampton
    Bordeaux–Mérignac (BOD) - 163 km. from Biarritz city center

    Public transportation to city center:

    Taxi: 520 €, 125 minutes drive to city center of Biarritz

    Direct international flights from:
    • United Kingdom: Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Southampton
    • Canada: Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau

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    Events in BiarritzBest time to take a language course in Biarritz

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    October 2020Brouillarta is an open-air art exhibition in Biarritz, where hundreds of professional and amateur artists present their works in the gardens of the Grande Plage.

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      FAQ about schools in Biarritz

    • France Langue has received the best overall rating in Biarritz.
    • France Langue, located in 21 avenue de la République has been voted as the school with the best location in Biarritz.
    • France Langue was rated highest for quality of teaching.
    • 'Homestay' at Escapade Biarritz is the best rated accommodation in Biarritz.
    • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for France is 5 weeks.
    • Students rated Biarritz with 4.7 stars out of 5.
    • In Biarritz electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, E.
    • Best airport to arrive to in Biarritz is Biarritz – Anglet – Bayonne (2.9 km from city center). Alternative airport: Bordeaux–Mérignac (163.9 km). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Biarritz.
    • In Biarritz the following courses are offered specifically for business French: Business One-to-One.
    • Schools in Biarritz offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: DELF/DALF.
    • In Biarritz there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: French & Golf, French & Surf.

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