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Learn French at Alpadia Biarritz

Due to COVID-19, this summer ALPADIA offers French summer courses online (8-17). Find out more!

Located 13 km south east of Biarritz, our french summer school is in the quaint Basque town of St. Pée-sur-Nivelle, close to the beach and to the mountains.

Equipped with modern and spacious classrooms with WiFi throughout,the course centre is perfectly adapted to dynamic French language lessons. Students are accommodated in triple bedrooms, with a shared bathroom and games room with billiards,ping-pong and table football, as well as a TV-DVD room with couches for hanging out with friends. Set amidst rolling hills and vast forest, the centre’s numerous grass pitches and indoor sports hall guarantees a wealth of activities for our students. The location also provides an ideal point of departure for discovering the many cultural activities all within a stone’s throw away. Age 13-17

  • Certificate
  • Excursions
  • Full-board accommodation
  • International classes
  • Supervision

Lycée Agricole Saint Christophe
Route de Bayonne 64
64310 Biarritz
FR– France


Learning French at Alpadia Biarritz is a rewarding and enjoyable experience as it provides you with the tools to improve your language skills and boost your confidence. Our lessons are dynamic and interactive, encouraging communication and exchange on themes that are of interest to the class. Choose from our Standard, Intensive or Standard with Private courses.

Standard 20

20 lessons per week

An excellent choice if you want to improve your general linguistic communication skills and still have free time. Classes usually take place in the morning, so that you can make the most of your time off in the afternoon and take part in the organised activities, perfect for exercising your new language skills! The minimum duration for A1* absolute beginners is two weeks. *Specific start dates for absolute beginners > A1.

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Intensive 25

25 lessons per week

Benefit from five additional lessons per week, focussed mainly on oral communication, ideal for the most out of your group classes  and encouraging rapid progress.

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+ 5 lessons per week

In order to make maximum progress, benefit from an additional five private lessons of 45 minutes per week to reach your personal objectives. Rapid progress is the goal. Private lessons can only be combined with the Standard course.

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Student Residence

Triple room

At Alpadia Biarritz, you will stay in a modern residence composed of triple bedrooms with lovely views over the Basque mountains. With bathrooms shared between 6-8 students, there is a communal lounge as well as an indoor and outdoor games area for you to hang out in your free time. The residence is only a few metres away from the classrooms and dining hall. 

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The unique location, between mountains and sea, proposes a generous selection of activities! From watersports and beach fun, to mountain walks and historical discoveries, the Basque region will delight and surprise you with its wealth of natural beauty and cultural heritage.

Standard included activities

Five afternoons per week are dedicated to outdoor and indoor activities. From team sports to cultural excursions, from sightseeing to shopping, you will have plenty of time to practise the language and have fun outside the classroom!

Optional complementary activities

Three afternoons per week are dedicated to the optional Premium+ activities cooking, horse riding and watersports plus.

Premium+ Cooking

Learn about working with food, getting the opportunity to create culinary delights, from regional specialties to classic dishes, under the guidance of an experienced chef.

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Premium+ Horse Riding

Be guided by our experienced instructors at the manege and spend quality time with these gracious animals, going for a gentle trek or galloping through the fields!

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Premium+ Watersports Plus

Take advantage of one of the best surfing spots on the Atlantic. Whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience, our surfing teachers will help you ride the waves!

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Alpadia Biarritz offers a generous host of weekly activities in the area. Blessed not only with natural beauty, the Basque region is also home to numerous cultural attractions.

Ocean and surf Museum in Biarritz

Discover everything ocean and surf related at this architectural gem of a museum.

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Chocolate Museum in Biarritz

Take a culinary voyage through the world of cacao and chocolate!

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Adventure Park

Take to the trees and have fun on suspended bridges, spider nets and tarzan jumps!

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Train de Rhune

Discover this Pyrenees mountain summit via its authentic 1920s rack railway train.

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Basque Museum in Bayonne

Visit the biggest collection devoted to the Basque people, their culture and customs.

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Grotte de Sare

Explore the prehistoric caves of Sare, located between sea and mountains.

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San Sebastian

Stroll around this cozy city that boasts some of the best beaches alongside historical monuments.

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Take a tour of this quaint fishing port that offers a wealth of shopping and cultural highlights.

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Course prices 2020

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Intensive course EUR 875 EUR <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> EUR 6'020

Optional fees 2020

Price per week
EUR 100
Horse riding
EUR 130
Watersports plus
EUR 210​
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Dates & General Information 2020

Due to COVID-19 all summer camps are postponed to 2021. Exact dates to be announced soon!

Included in the price

Full board accommodation, 24-hour supervision, welcome pack, tuition and course material, assessment tests, language certificate, student card, pocket money service, included package of activities and excursions*.
*For stays of one week only, the Saturday and Sunday excursion is not included.

Enrolment fee EUR 75

Private fees EUR 195

Private lessons can only be combined with the Standard course.

Special offers

Special offers
Travel with a friend and save! More information

Travel with a friend and save!

If you travel together with a friend (or two!) to any of our summer camp destinations, you can take advantage of our fabulous discounts on transfer prices.

DUO OFFER: if 2 students travel together, each student receives a discount of 20% 
TRIO OFFER: if 3 students travel together, each student receives a discount of 30% 

Valid only for students traveling together. Applicable only on "collective – according to schedule” and private airport transfers.

Not applicable for train or bus transfer, nor UM service, nor Bath or Torquay camps.

Come with a friend and pay no enrolment fees! More information

Come with a friend and pay no enrolment fees!

Enrol with a friend and we'll waive the enrolment fees of both participants. Even if you are both in different locations! This fantastic offer is valid all year and applies to all Alpadia Language School programmes.

Dates & General Information

For more detailed information about our summer camps and services, please click the button to download our PDF.

Visa information

Please make sure that all the required documentation for entry into France is acquired well before the summer camp start date. For more information on visa requirements, please click below.


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