A Provençal farmhouse converted into a French language school in France

The best French language school in France welcomes students to a surprising, unexpected location: an old Provençal farmhouse in a quiet neighbourhood close to the town centre, ensuring that learning French is a joy. Far more than just an educational space, the school is also a great place to spend time.  

The French language school is located:

  • A 15-minute walk from our residences
  • A 10-minute walk from the centre of Antibes
  • A 15-minute walk from the beaches

Advantages offered by the school

A perfect setting to learn French

Students can enjoy the sunshine on the patio, study their lessons in peace on the terrace or share a coffee. At lunchtime, the school’s restaurant offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Mediterranean coast.


A friendly, educational space, where students can get to know each other in the courtyard before class. The 22 classrooms which open out onto the gardens are light, modern and air-conditioned.

A second school: Le Port

From spring to autumn, students can also take their French classes at our Le Port school in the heart of the old town, close to the restaurants and beaches. This small facility located within an old fisherman’s house at the far end of the marina has eight classrooms.

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The first day of school

Placement test

A French test is required to determine the level groups. Students who have completed this test online no later than the Wednesday before their arrival will start classes on the Monday morning.

For other students, the tests will take place on the Monday morning and classes will begin on the Tuesday morning.  

Monday morning

At 8.45 am, our team welcomes new students and shows them to their classroom.

French classes begin at 9 am.

During the break at 10.30 am, there is a meeting to share all of the information that students need to ensure that their course and their stay goes smoothly. This is also an opportunity to get to know each other over a cup of coffee or a glass of orange juice and a pastry.  

Tours of the town

In the early afternoon, the school organises a guided tour of the town in French, your first opportunity to immerse yourself in French culture.

With our first-class knowledge of the locality and understanding of our students’ expectations, the team at the Centre International d’Antibes is able to share top tips to help you really feel at home in the region.

Students will discover all of the must-see spots in Antibes, and will quickly get to know their new environment.