Learn French and gastronomy course

Rhone-Alpes, Lyon, France

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Wine and cheese in Lyon on French and gastronomy course
French language students in the park in Lyon

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Holiday overview

Combine learning the beautiful French language with a 1 week French gastronomic and cookery course where you’ll not only learn to cook delicious French food in Lyon but also take part in gastronomic tours of the city on this popular French language and cookery course more details...

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Private 1-on-1

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Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the getting there tab for more details

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  • 15 French language lessons lasting 45 minutes each for elementary to advanced levels, this course is NOT suitable for beginners
  • French lessons take place Monday – Friday at 9am
  • A French language level test (please arrive at 8am on your first day for a short oral test)
  • French Text books and class materials
  • 1 French cookery lesson (please note this is a demonstration, not a hands on lesson) during Friday evening chez Janine
  • Tasting of the food you have watched Janine prepare
  • A gastronomic orientation tour of Lyon on Monday afternoon
  • Bus tour of Lyon on Tuesday afternoon
  • Wine tasting on Wednesday evening
  • Guided visit on one of Lyon's famous districts Thursday evening
  • Guided tour Musee des Canuts in Lyon on Friday afternoon
  • Please note the gastronomy schedule may change during the week
  • Internet / WiFi Access
  • Optional social and cultural activities organised by the language school(some with small charge)

Location overview

Located in a beautiful art deco building in the heart of France’s 2nd biggest city and culinary capital Lyon, this friendly independent French language school has been teaching French to students from around the world since 1999.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Mondays


  • French Organisation of Professional Training
  • IALC

Public holidays / Closures

Please note that there are no classes on the following days:

22 April
1, 8, 30 May
15 August
1, 11 November
20 December 2019 - 6 January 2020

Lessons falling on a holiday will be reimbursed or replaced with an activity.