More than learning French,

it's practicing, it's speaking for real

Immersive experiences in French language

Discover Bordeaux, its surroundings and the Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Reserve

for tourists, students and school groups

Our catalogue Bordeaux and its area

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Bordeaux tours for

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About Bordeaux tours

Jane from London : “C’est une balade exceptionnelle [Circuit classique]. Virginie est vivante, curieuse et une Bordelaise donc elle peut faire un bon tour. C’est super bien. I really enjoyed this tour of Bordeaux. A great introduction to a wonderful city. Learnt a lot and was shown good places to hang out. Good history etc. Virginie grew up here and, although she has worked all over the world, she knows the city inside out. Recommended.”

Julie and Joe from New-Jersey : “Virginie was absolutely lovely and a delight to spend an afternoon with. Her knowledge of Bordeaux is exceptional, and if you want to speak the language while learning about the town, this is the tour to take. It follows an alternate route through the city's history and deviates from what you will read in a classic tour book of Bordeaux; the combination of this tour [Découverte de la Bastide] and your other, more traditional, exploration will have you come away with a thorough understanding of this ancient French town.”

David from San Diego : “I thoroughly enjoyed my French lesson with Virginie. We had a combination of french lesson and historical tour of Bordeaux. Virginie tailors the lesson according to your level of french, and as a native of Bordeaux, she is very knowledgeable of all of the points of interest in the Centre Ville where we spent the day. Very friendly and approachable, I found it easy to "break the ice" and begin to speak french with no hesitation. I highly recommend this experience if speaking French is one of your reasons for visiting France. “

Jane and her son Tom from England : “Virginie pitched conversation & information at the right level to stretch our language ability without it being a struggle.”

Sue from Seoul : “외국인을 위해 프랑스어를 천천히 정확하게 발음해 주어서 편안하고 좋았다. 프랑스어 공부도 되고 보르도 도시에 대해서도 알게 되어 흥미롭고 유익했다. 프랑스어로 보르도를 투어하고 싶어하는 외국인들에게는 적극 추천한다.”

About day trip to Entre-Deux-Mers

Cristina from Mexico : “Magnifique expérience, Virginie est particulièrement professeur et à des activités pour essayer ton compréhension écrite. C’était une belle balade [La boucle de La Sauve] pour profiter la nature ! A tester et adopter sans hésitation !”

Sonja from Switzerland : “Der Ausflug mit Virginie [La boucle de La Sauve] ist sehr zu empfehlen. Sie hat immer ein sehr schönes und verständliches Französisch gesprochen, so dass ich richtig motiviert war, mich mit ihr zu unterhalten, während wir durch die schöne Landschaft spazierten. Der Ausflug war sehr interessant und Virginie passte sich meinen Bedürfnissen an (Essenspause). Ich habe viel über die lokale Geschichte erfahren und dabei auf eine entspannte Art mein Französisch anwenden und verbessern können. Gerne wieder mit einer Weindegustation.”

About Bordeaux study holiday

Nimi : “J'apprendre beaucoup de choses pendant mon séjour à bordeaux avec madame virgine.... Sa méthode de enseigner est vraiement interéssant... Elle était travaillé très dur pour nous... En fait je vous remercie encore pour votre patience ,vous êtes très gentille. Merci beaucoup.”

Ankit : “Je n'ai pas assez de mots pour vous remercier pour notre voyage inoubliable. Pendant notre séjour, nous avons appris beaucoup de choses à propos de la France et la culture française. Nous avons beaucoup profité à Bordeaux, Arcachon, la Dune du Pilat, Saint Macaire et bien d’autres lieux encore… Avec vous, chaque minute est comme une leçon pour nous… Merci pour votre patience et votre gentillesse... A bientôt en France ou en Inde !!!”



« The more languages you know, the more you are human. » - Czech proverb

We may have learned languages at school, but are we able to make a conversation ? Immersion is the greatest way to improve our skills in a foreign language. The first words may be hard to come because of inhibition, but soon enough we get better at it and increase our confidence.

Langue et Terroirs offers you immersive experiences, for an hour, a day or even a week. You practice what you have already learned and you discover new exciting places. You enrich your vocabulary and know more about French culture !

« Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going. » - Rita Mae Brown

Our aim is to help you become real Francophones and take you off the beaten tracks. Join us for unique experiences "à la française" !

« To have a second langage is to possess a second soul. » - Charlemagne


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"I have worked as a French as a Foreign Language teacher since 2003 in Hungary, Turkey and China. I have graduated from the Université de Bordeaux-Montaigne and Université d’Artois.

I grew up in Bordeaux and have witnessed the city evolve over the years. In 2015, I decided to move back with the idea of introducing « my Grand Sud-Ouest » to French language learners, particularly Bordeaux’s surroundings."


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"I am originally from the Provence countryside and have graduated from Avignon University. I have taught French as a Foreign Language in Bulgaria, Turkey and Finland and am currently working in Casablanca, Morocco.

I am excited to introduce you to my beloved Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Reserve thanks to the immersion program Virginie and I designed together !"


Entre-Deux-Mers Tourisme

Entre-Deux-Mers Tourisme

Keolis VS Voyages

Keolis VS Voyages

Office de Tourime des Hautes Terres d'Oc

Office de Tourime des Hautes Terres d'Oc

Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Languedoc

Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Languedoc

Rectorat de l'Académie de Bordeaux

Rectorat de l'Académie de Bordeaux

Association Regards croisés

Association Regards croisés

Indo French Cultural Society

Indo French Cultural Society

Bienvenue en coulisses

Bienvenue en coulisses


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