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At the foot of the Pyrénées, on the stunning Atlantic coastline

Learn French at Alpadia Biarritz Summer Camp

Located 13 km south east of Biarritz, our French summer camp is in the quaint Basque town of St. Pée-sur-Nivelle, close to the beach and to the mountains. The Basque region has a rich cultural history and is a delight for food, sport and beach lovers alike, known internationally for its surf spots and Michelin star restaurants.

Age range:
13–17years old
Opening dates:
Summer 23 June – 10 August 2024
  • Learn French in Biarritz in a beautiful natural environment at the foot of the Pyrenees
  • Try your hand at surfing in the Atlantic Ocean, and enjoy other beach activities
  • Our Biarritz language school has modern facilities including games rooms with billiards, ping-pong, table football and a TV, as well as an indoor sports hall and outdoor grass pitches
  • Varied activity programme with plenty of opportunities for shopping and sightseeing in Biarritz and Bayonne
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Summer camp information

About our Biarritz Summer Camp

Camp facilities

Computer room
Indoor sports centre
Sports field
Student lounge
Vending machines







Activities or excursions




Evening activities


Lights out

Choose your course package

  • Standard 20 (20 lessons, 15 hours per week)
  • Intensive 25 (25 lessons, 18.45 hours per week)

Lesson length
45 minutes

The lessons and course structure
Your French language summer course will follow a curriculum specifically designed for younger learners delivered by experienced teachers in a welcoming environment. 

  • Speaking and listening skills
  • Reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar
  • Collaborative projects encouraging creativity, time management and leadership

Entry levels
All levels from beginner to advanced

Maximum class size
15 students



Meal plan
All meals are included and we can cater for a range of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and no pork

Activities and excursions

  • Afternoon and evening activities at the school or in the local area
  • Excursions to nearby landmarks and tourist attractions

Materials and services included

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Welcome pack
  • Assessment tests
  • Course materials and Alpadia folder
  • Student ID
  • Pocket money service
  • Safe storage of students' passports
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Access to the Alpadia Student Portal

Private lessons
EUR 195 – Add five weekly 45-min private lessons in addition to your course package

Shared transfers (one-way fare)
EUR 60 – St-Jean-de-Luz - Biarritz Train stations
EUR 60 – Biarritz Airport BIQ
EUR 95 – San Sebastián Airport EAS
EUR 220 – Bilbao Airport BIO

Unaccompanied minors service (one=way fare)
EUR 40 – This service is mandatory for all students using an unaccompanied minor service with their airline provider

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Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Languages school is accredited by the following organisations

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Swiss Federation of Private Schools logo
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alpadia testimonial summer camp Uliana

For me surfing is very cool. I thought it would be very hard, but it is easy. One day I stood on the board 3 times, this is my record! When I was child, I dreamed to learn to surf. And my dream came true!

Uliana, studied in Biarittz summer camp

Activities and excursions

Our unique location between the mountains and sea offers a wide range of activities. From watersports and beach fun to mountain walks and historical discoveries, the Basque region will delight and surprise you with its impressive natural beauty and cultural heritage.


Swimming and games by the beach in the afternoon and BBQ in the evening

Disco Night with Alpadia Biarritz Summer camps

Multisports in the afternoon and talent show in the evening

Beach in Biarritz

Shopping and visit to Old Town Hossegor in the afternoon and casino night in the evening

Table tennis with Alpadia Biarritz Summer camps

Multisports in the afternoon and murder mystery or other games in the evening


Sports in the afternoon and disco or karaoke in the evening

Biarritz city view

A day at Atlantic Waterpark on Sunday and shopping and sightseeing in Biarritz on Saturday followed by dinner on the beach

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Learn to create culinary delights – from regional specialities to classic dishes, under the guidance of an experienced chef.

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Horse Riding

Our experienced instructors will guide you as you learn to ride – go for a gentle walk or galloping in the fields.

Per week
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Make the most of one of the best surfing spots on the Basque coast. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have a little experience, our instructors will help you catch some waves.

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Student accommodation


Our modern residence offers triple bedrooms with bathrooms shared between eight students. The building has lovely views over the Basque mountains and a communal lounge, as well as an indoor and outdoor games area. The classrooms and dining hall are just a few metres away.

Cultural & language immersion
Triple bedrooms
Shared bathrooms
Contact us
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What type of course are you interested in?

Monthly tuition fees at Alpadia vary between 550€ and 840€ for a standard course, depending on the length of your language course which can vary between 12-46 weeks, depending on your German level at the time of entry.
Germany requires non-EU citizens to provide a sum of 11.208€ in a blocked bank account in Germany to cover the living costs within the first 12 months of stay. This amount should be deposited in your blocked account in Germany prior to visa application
Your living costs in Germany are around 934€ a month, according to the German ministry of foreign affairs. This covers the basic costs such as accommodation, health insurance, food, transportation, etc. Are you able to cover your living costs? Please note that this amount will vary depending on your city of destination, chosen accommodation, expenditure habits, etc. Please note that your costs will be higher in the initial language-learning phase until you settle and become a student/employee and gradually drive down your costs.

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