French Course in Nice for Adults
- Perfect location on the edge of the historic center
- Standard, intensive, individual and minigroup courses
- Choice of accommodation types
- Check availability online
Come and learn French in the famous French Riviera!
Nice is more than just the capital of the Cote d’Azur: it is the fifth largest city in France and a chic coastal resort with an interesting historical and cultural history and impressive architecture. Located on the Mediterranean coast, at the western end of the Riviera, the city proudly presents a plethora of ruins, museums, shops and Venetian-style squares.
The Sprachcaffe school in Nice offers French language courses in a natural, laid-back environment. Our French courses in Nice are diverse and we offer something suitable for everyone, whether it's a 2-week language course during the summer holidays that you're after or a more in-depth exam preparation course.
The seaside resort on the Cote d’Azur offers both cultural diversity and total relaxation. Nice is famous for its beautiful beaches and wonderfully clear Mediterranean waters, and has been a top holiday destination for more than just the rich and beautiful for quite some time.
However, Nice is also a charming old town with a rich history and an amazing arts and culture scene which provides the perfect backdrop for language learning. You can also take advantage of the stunning surrounding areas on excursions in your spare time.
Our exciting study abroad programs in Nice are great cultural experiences: you have the chance to learn French from native speakers whilst discovering one of the trendiest seaside destinations in Europe. In addition, the beach – combined with the Mediterranean climate – is a particularly good place for learning and relaxing. A French language program in Nice is an investment in your future, too, and taking one gives you the opportunity to visit unique places, gain rewarding experiences and create new friendships. In your spare time, you can explore the surrounding areas, including some of the other beautiful places along the Côte d'Azur or the wine regions further inland. Discover for yourself the many benefits of taking one of our French courses in Nice!
Study in multiple destinations: Nice and Paris!
Our School in Nice
- Stone's throw away from Nôtre Dame Cathedral
- Stunning Belle Époque building
- Professional and native teachers
- Well-equipped classrooms
- 10 minutes from the beach
Inside the French School in Nice
Experience high-quality French lessons at our school in Nice. The pleasant, relaxed atmosphere is ideal for learning. Immerse yourself in the French lifestyle and language and enjoy an unforgettable holiday in Nice.
The French school in Nice is bright and has a comfortable learning atmosphere. It also has:
- Spacious and well-equipped classrooms
- Air conditioning in each room
- A library
- Internet access
- A lounge with TV, DVD player, pool table etc
We offer different French courses at our school in Nice, and each course has a maximum of 12 students.
Location of the Language School in Nice
Our school is located on the edge of the old town, in a beautiful building from the “Belle Epoque”. The stunning Basilica of Notre Dame is located just a few meters away, and bus stops as well as a train station aren’t far from the school.
Students can spend their breaks and free time at the nearby beach, which is just a 10 minute walk from our French school. In sunny weather, classes are often held outside.
Nice is an ideal starting point for excursions into the countryside or to surrounding towns, such as Monaco, St. Tropez and Cannes.
- Standard, academic term/exam prep, intensive and more
- Includes placement test & certificate
- Qualified teachers
- Apartment, homestay and hotel accommodation
Nice, the second largest French city on the Mediteranean Coast, is a great location to learn French. This architecturally beautiful capital of the Côte d'Azur provides a chic and quintessentially French backdrop for your language course. Believed to be one of the oldest human settlements in Europe, there is a wealth of culturally and historically rich attractions to see while during one of our French language courses in Nice. Whether you wish to explore the city or relax on the beach, you will have plenty of opportunity to practise your new language skills during your free-time.
Our French language courses in Nice
At the Sprachcaffe Language School in Nice our qualified and experienced teachers take care to create a relaxed and friendly classroom environment. This, we believe, encourages the student to shed their fears and inhibitions around speaking the language.
Through the use of topical teaching materials and creative teaching methods, our French language courses in Nice are designed to encourage discussion in French from the beginning. Debate, role play, games, Q&A sessions, and comprehension exercises are all used to ensure the student reaches their desired language goal.
We offer the following French courses in Nice:
|Lessons Per Week*||Minimum Duration||Group size||More Info|
|Standard Course||20||2 weeks||12||More Info|
|Standard Course + Tennis||20 + 10 tennis lessons||2 weeks||12||More Info|
|Intensive Course||30||1 week||12||More Info|
|One-to-One Course||10, 20 or 30||1 week||1||More Info|
|** DELF Exam Prep Course||20||8 weeks||12||More Info|
* 1 lesson = 45 minutes
The minimum age of participation in this course is 18 years old. For 16-17 year olds interested in this course we will examine the possibility of participation upon request.
** Exam fee not included
Standard courses have 15 minute breaks in the morning. Intensive courses have a 45 minutes break in the afternoon.
D.E.L.F. Exam Preparation Courses 2017
|Course Start Date||Duration||*Exam date|
|23 Jan (Paris), 30 Jan (Nice)||8 Weeks||17 March|
|27 March||8 Weeks||19 May|
|24 April||8 Weeks||16 June|
|03 July||8 Weeks||25 August|
|28 August||8 Weeks||20 October|
|23 October||8 weeks||15 December|
- Varied accommodation options
- Contact with locals and other language students
- Apartments, hotel or host families
Nice is a true tourist’s paradise and for students to experience the idyllic nature of the city they need to experience typically French accommodation that is both comfortable and relaxed. Sprachcaffe offers a variety of accommodation options to ensure that every student has an accommodation type that will suit their individual requirements. Having a place to call “home” for the duration of the French course in Nice is essential and will play a huge role in the language acquisition process.
|Accommodation||Rooms||Board||Facilities||Distance from School||More Info|
|Standard Apartment||( available in summer)||Simply furnished, shared kitchen & bathroom, some with washing machine, phone & TV||5-20 min walk||More Info|
|Homestay||or||Breakfast ( also available)||Typical of destination||10-30 mins by public transport||More Info|
|Hotel||or||Basic amenities||5-15 min walk||More Info|
|Studio||Simply furnished||max 20 min walk||More Info|
Note: in some cases, 1 person was be placed in a twin room with another student (x2 single beds).
Not only will students be experiencing a holiday in this breathtaking city but they will be absorbing the language naturally and experimenting with their skills constantly. With so many interesting people to meet from all over the world students will continue the learning process long after their classes.
- Apartments – The apartments are fully furnished and offer a simplistic yet pleasurable place to call home. The apartments are perfect for students who enjoy a quiet moment to reflect while still experiencing the lively French culture.
- Homestays – Our friendly host families welcome students into their homes and their cultures while exposing them to every nuance of the French language as it is used in its natural everyday environment.
- Hotel – Our hotel is decorated in a typical French style with added privacy and endless opportunities to explore the city and experience a tranquil holiday in Nice.
- Studio - Are you looking for accommodation with more privacy? Then we have the perfect offer for you! Instead of sharing an apartment with other students, you can have a studio apartment all to yourself.
★★★★☆ Food & Drink
★★★★☆ Nature & Recreation
★★★★★ Bathing & Beach
Nice is one of the most renowned cities in the world with its enchanting Mediterranean atmosphere, spectacular scenery and fascinating history. The city is said to be the home of the earliest human settlers in Europe and boasts ancient ruins and exquisite architecture dating back centuries. Nice is famous for its luxurious lifestyle, laid-back café culture and a vibrant nightlife. With the variety of attractions in this captivating city, tourists will be enthralled and delighted by Nice’s charm
Tourist Attractions in Nice
- Basilica Notre Dame – This Roman Catholic church is the largest church in Nice and offers an extraordinary glimpse into the Catholic religion.
- French Pyramids – The pyramids were built during the 18th and 19th centuries and are a fascinating piece of French history.
- French Riviera – The exquisite coastlines of the Côte d’Azur aim to intrigue and attract visitors. Explore the diving sites in the area or simply bask in the sun.
- Opéra de Nice – As the principal opera venue in Nice, the Opéra de Nice offers operas, ballets and classical concerts. While in Nice one must visit this beautiful opera house.
- Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice – The museum is housed in the former residence of Princess Elisabeth Vassilievna Kotschoubey, the Ukrainian Princess.
Geography and Climate
Nice boasts a typically Mediterranean climate that is ideal for students and holidaymakers alike. Located on the South coast of France the city still offers the country’s best natural scenery. Nice offers a comfortable climate all year round with hot summers and mild winters, the sun always shines in Nice. Summertime boasts average temperatures of up to 28◦C while winter temperatures seldom drop below 10◦C at the coldest times of the year. The picturesque white sandy beaches are ideal for sunbathers while water lovers will find the crystal waters refreshing.
Culture in Nice
Nice offers a delightfully diverse culture with a variety of cultural attractions to delight every tourist. The area has a rich history that is highlighted and showcased by the city’s many museums, while the opera houses, art galleries and theatres create a distinctly artistic culture. As with most of France the café culture is foregrounded, while the trendier parts of Nice have a number of cocktail bars and nightclubs.
Shopping in Nice
Fashion here is especially influenced by French and Italian styles and the many boutiques offer the latest trends. For a truly inspired shopping experience one must visit the La Rue Massena. The Nice Etoile and Galeries Lafayette have everything a tourist could want while in Nice.
Eating Out and Nightlife in Nice
Nice is famous for its cuisine with specialties that can only be experienced in Nice, like the delicious vrai pan-bagnat – a sandwich filled with the ingredients of Salade Niçoise, and pissaladière-beef with onions & black olives. Enjoy the mouth-watering ratatouille, porchetta and gnocchi in the many exclusive restaurants and cafés in Nice.
The city also has a vibrant nightlife with a variety of nightclubs and cocktail bars along the coastal boulevards. Enjoy a sunset overlooking the ocean or let your hair down in one of the trendy nightclubs.
Prices and Services
Prices & Booking
- language course as booked
- placement test
- accommodation as booked
- educational material
- course certificate
Where better to learn French than in the stunning coastal city of Nice? Choose your preferred course and accommodation and use the table below to work out your price.
Our prices already include all the essential services you will need to have the best value, highest quality French language course.
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For hotel bookings: double rooms are only available for two people travelling together.