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Our week-long French immersion courses in France at le Bourdil Blanc are held in the spring and autumn when the weather can be glorious.

Two week stays are possible at certain times of the year (in May).

Click above to check out the weather at different times of the year.

Courses start and end on a Saturday. Participants can arrive before Saturday and leave after Saturday if they so wish and if there is room available. Please email us your requirements ahead of time and before making travel arrangements. Bed and breakfast and half board prices will be charged accordingly

We have started booking 2019

Dordogne Bastides

Spring Summer 2019

  • April 6-13  Intensive Advanced 
  • April 27-May 4 Intermediate and Advanced
  • May 11-18  Intermediate and Advanced (possble to do two weeks)
  • May 18-25 Intermediate and Advanced
  • June 8-15 Intermediate and Advanced
  • June 15-22 Intermediate and Advanced New to satisfy demand
  • June 22-29 Intermediate and Advanced  

  • September 7-14 Intermediate and Advanced
  • September 21-28 Intermediate and Advanced
  • October 5-12 Intermediate and Advanced
  • October 19-26 Intensive Advanced 
  • November 2-9 Intermediate and Advanced

Immersion courses

Two and sometimes three separate lessons are held with different groups for intermediate level and advanced level learners depending on levels.

18 hours of formal tuition (five days of three and a half hours) and 24 hours of visits per week

More information on  the "tuition" page 

Intensive courses for advanced speakers has more French lessons and fewer tourist visits.

More information on the "CEFR"  page.