Living in France: A Month in Provence

Immerse yourself in the graceful lifestyle of southern France and learn about the region's culture, history, and language during an extended stay in vibrant, historic Aix-en-Provence

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 Typical flower market and charming square in Aix-en-Provence Credit: Sundrenched Gardens/Alamy  Fountain in central Aix-en-Provence  Traditional French market  Traditional condiments in Provence  Traditional Provencal cheese market  Sunflowers, a common flower of southern France  Palais des Papes, Avignon  Palais des Papes, Avignon  The magnificently engineered Pont du Gard in Provence.  The hilltown of Gordes
Optional Activities

Art Classes
Provence’s extraordinary sunlight has inspired painters for centuries. We have arranged an exclusive series of art classes* with an English-speaking artist and painting teacher during the program. Try your hand at a variety of media and create one-of-a-kind works of art from your stay in Provence.

The countryside around Aix presents excellent opportunities for hikers. Join special guide for three different hikes* in the area to stretch your legs and admire the natural beauty of Provence.

Cooking Classes
Learn how to make some of Provence’s most delicious dishes from an English-speaking cooking teacher who is a master chef.* The cooking school studio is designed to give students their own individual work spaces and a clear view of the teacher during demonstrations. After preparing the dishes on the seasonal, multi-course menu, sit down and enjoy the results. Wine and coffee are included.

In addition to our three optional activities, the International Language Institute/Aix-en-Provence offers many opportunities to pursue your interests and hobbies with a French twist! The school will post a calendar of activities during your stay. The events may include outings to the theater, excursions to nearby towns, cooking lessons, and other cultural activities.

* The cost of these extracurricular activities is not included in the main program price and requires a minimum number of participants to operate.