French Courses for the Over 50s

French course and leisure programme for over 50s

These French language courses offer our senior students French lessons in small groups with other learners their own age and a fantastic programme with a focus on the culture, food and landscapes of the French Riviera.

Required level: : Elementary to advanced.

Courses start : See the arrival dates for the over 50s program

09.02 • 26.04 • 10.05 • 24.05 • 09.08 • 18.10


Mini-group course

20 lessons of 45 minutes a week, 6 students maximum.

  • 3 half day activities or excursions each week (visits to the Picasso Museum, Saint Paul de Vence and Cannes, tastings of local produce, etc.)

  • A full day excursion on the weekend (visit to Nice or Aix en Provence).

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You will be staying in one of our studio apartments with air-con, well-equipped kitchenette, television and terrace or balcony. "Aragon" or "Castel Arabel".

Dates & Prices
Arrival : Sunday Price / week Departure : Saturday
Dates Individual studio Double studio
09.02 - 22.02Extra day 820 € 40 € 715 € 20 €
26.04 - 09.05Extra day 890 € 60 € 750 € 30 €
10.05 - 23.05Extra day 890 € 60 € 750 € 30 €
24.05 - 06.06Extra day 890 € 60 € 750 € 30 €
09.08 - 22.08Extra day 1350 € 106 € 980 € 53 €
18.10 - 31.10Extra day 820 € 40 € 715 € 20 €
These prices include:
  • Mini-group course (20 lessons a week)
  • Accommodation in a studio apartment
  • Half-board (breakfast and lunch in the school restaurant, Monday through Friday)
  • Weekly program of activities (3 half-day activities and one full day's excursion at the weekend).
  • Minimum level of ability: A1
  • Closed and International courses are subject to student numbers
Useful information !
  • There are no lessons on the first Monday of your stay. You will take a test of written and oral French in the morning to assess your language level and assign you to a class. At the beginning of the afternoon there will be a briefing and a guided tour of the town.
  • Course location: In general lessons are held at the “Le Château” school. When this school has reached maximum capacity, students take their lessons at the “Le Port” school.
  • No lessons on public holidays: 13.04 • 01.05 • 21.05 • 01.06 • 14.07 • 01.11 • 11.11.

Why choose the over 50s programme at the Centre International d’Antibes?

  • In the mornings, you will attend French lessons that match your level. Your teacher will help you to make progress with your written and spoken French in a friendly atmosphere that you will share with a small group of students your own age.
  • In the afternoon, you and your fellow senior students will meet with a teacher responsible for cultural activities. It’s a great way to experience an enjoyable and intelligent French language immersion in the coastal area of Provence. With your teacher, you will visit the French Riviera’s must-see attractions and take part in a wide range of activities, learning more about the art, food and traditions of Provence and the local area.
  • You will gain an insight into why so many contemporary painters spent time here and find out what makes our villages so charming. Enjoy the opportunity to discover the wealth of the heritage and way of life that is characteristic of this slice of the Mediterranean.
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