Lyon Languages and Culture Studies

6 days /5 nights

From only £529pp


6 days /5 nights From only £529pp

Where do we start? Lyon has been described as a small town, trapped inside a large city’s body because it’s so easy to navigate. Discover amazing food, medieval alleyways, romantic architecture, funky shops – plus the breath-taking Alps are just a stone’s throw away. Lyon is a must for students who want to experience the real France!

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Return airport transfers at your destination
  • Half board host family accommodation
  • Visits highlighted in the programme
  • 12 hours of lessons
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from UK. Meet rep and host families and transfer to accommodation. Evening meal with host family.


  • Day 2

    Morning lesson followed by guided walking tour of Lyon in French. Evening meal with host family.

  • Day 3

    Morning lesson. Evening meal with host family.

  • Day 4

    Morning lesson. Evening meal with host family.

  • Day 5

    Morning lesson. French cookery lesson. Evening meal with host family.

  • Day 6

    Transfer to airport. Departure to UK. 


Enhance your trip

  • The Presqu’île is the heart of Lyon and extends from the foot of the Croix Rousse hill to the confluence of the Rhône and the Saône rivers. There are an abundance of cafes, restaurants, boutique stores and cultural institutions.
  • Parc de la Tête d’Or, is the largest park in France located in the 6th district, it features a lake on which boating takes place during the summer months. The park has a lakeshore, large paths lined with hundred year old trees, zoological park, and botanical gardens.
  • Vienne is a commune south of Lyon, on the river Rhône and was a major centre of the Roman Empire. The impressive roman monument – ‘Temple d’Auguste et de Livie’ – in the original city forum, built during the period 20 to 10 BC and converted into  a church during the middle ages. There is also the roman amphitheatre, still used as the venue for a jazz festival.
  • A unique Textile Museum for those who want to know more about the Lyon’s silk industry which began in the 15th and 16th centuries. Students can take a guided tour of 19th-century building with displays tracing 5 centuries of silk production in Lyon.