The 4 best places to Study Abroad in France

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Michael Stein
23 Aug 2019

The 4 best places to Study Abroad in France

France is a popular study abroad destination for Irish students looking to spend some time abroad during their transition year and also for younger students wanting to study abroad during the summer holidays. Learning French in France is a great way for students to improve their language skills. With both short term and long term courses available, Stein Study has worked hard to choose only the best destinations for our students.

And there is something for everyone! Pretty rural towns, sunny beach resorts and culture-rich towns and cities. Whatever type of study abroad destination in France you are looking for, we have it covered.

Here’s our pick of the best places to study abroad in France.

  • Rouen

Located on the Seine River in Normandy France, Rouen is famous for its art, cinema, fashion, food and culture. Rouen is a vibrant city and offers students a truly culture-rich experience. You will get to see the real France when staying in this pretty city full of majestic historical buildings. It is within easy reach of the Normandy beaches for an interesting day trip and being just 1 hour away from Paris by train, you are sure to visit the capital city during your stay.

  • La Rochelle

La Rochelle is a magnificent port town located on the West Coast of France. With open green spaces, innovative public transport, the sea and beaches and a very safe reputation, it is an ideal location for Irish students wanting to learn French in France. La Rochelle is a great option for sporty students with plenty of watersports activities available as well as for the not so sporty students, with an abundance of parks, museums and other attractions.

  • Antibes / Cannes

This vibrant town on the French Riviera is seen as a junior version of Saint – Tropez. It is a fun, sunny and popular destination for younger students to spend their summer as it is safe with plenty to do both day and night. Students will enjoy the beautiful stretch of beaches and there are weekly excursions to the nearby Marineland.

  • Loches

If you enjoy a calm and quiet environment, consider studying at the Saint Denis International school in Loches. Loches is a river-side medieval town steeped in history. Located in the Loire Valley region of France with rich countryside, forests, streams, cycle paths and trails; it truly is a beautiful location to live and study and offers a calm and safe environment for teenagers.

Click here to find out more about all our study abroad destinations in France and our available courses.


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