Activity programme from 25 to 31 October 2021

The sun is shining and the sky is still blue in Montpellier! A new week begins with a great programme: between visits of the city, yoga classes (ashtanga), dance sessions (swing) and excursions, our students don't see the time passing! And in French, of course!

Monday 25 October
14h30-16h30 : Guided tour of Montpellier
Relive the prodigious rise and exceptional destiny that Montpellier has forged for itself over the centuries. A journey of a thousand years along the alleys of the historic centre to let you experience the very special atmosphere of the Ecusson.
Price: 9€ with the Accent Français student card
Booking online and at the Montpellier Tourist office

Tuesday 26 October
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm: Free visit of the Jardin des Plantes of Montpellier
You can stroll in the shade of the bamboo grove or along the shady paths of the English garden, admire the Martins greenhouse and its "succulent" plants or dream on the banks of the lotus pond in the footsteps of André Gide or Paul Valéry. Founded in 1593 by Henri IV, the oldest botanical garden in France extends over nearly 5 hectares in the heart of Montpellier. Attached to the Faculty of Medicine, this space once entirely dedicated to research and teaching continues to attract researchers from around the world. The Jardin des Plantes de Montpellier is listed as a site (12 February 1982) and has been protected as a Historic Monument since 3 September 1992.
Price: Free
Meet at the Jardin des Plantes, Boulevard Henri IV

Wednesday 27 October
6.00 pm - 7.20 pm: Ashtanga Yoga class with Saadia
Ashtanga Yoga is characterised by the sequence of postures (Asana) punctuated by Ujjayi breathing, chest breathing associated with different points of concentration. The postures follow each other quite quickly. This yoga is at first a very complete physical practice, becoming progressively a way of interiority when the practitioner acquires experience.
Price: 10€/class or 72€ for a card of 6 classes
Further information at the reception of the school Accent Français
Meeting at the yoga school Arjuna Shala, 6 rue Maguelone

18:30: Language exchange with Yellow Chatters
Price: free (consumption at your discretion)
Online registration
Meeting at Café de la Panacée, 14 rue de l'école de Pharmacie

Thursday 28 October
18:00-21:00: Cooking class with Les Ateliers d'Arthur
During the adult cooking classes, you will make the entire recipe, and leave with all of your creations. An alternation of sweet and savoury recipes will be offered throughout the year.
Registration at the school reception 7 days before the course
Price: 75€ per person
Meeting point : Les Ateliers d'Arthur, 3 rue Gerhardt

20:15-22:00: Dance class (SWING)
Price: free (consumption at your discretion)
Meeting at the Gazette Café, 6 rue Levat

Friday 29 October
12.15-13.15: Aperitif on the school's terrace and presentation of certificates
Come and spend a convivial moment with the other students of the school, we will take the opportunity to give their certificates to the departing students!
Price: free of charge
Meeting point on the terrace at 12 rue Boussairolles

13h30-18h30: Excursion to Sète with Jérémie
Visit of the peninsula nicknamed "Little Venice of Languedoc" and its multiple canals. Magnificent panoramic view from the top of Mont Saint Clair over the town, the sea, the mountains and the oyster and mussel fields of the Thau Lagoon. Visit of the church Notre Dame de la Salette and its surprising frescos. Walk along the Canal du Midi and the largest fishing port in the French Mediterranean. Panorama of the fishing boats, trawlers and tuna boats. City of many artists such as the famous singer Georges Brassens and the poet Paul Valéry. Free time. Wine tasting at the wine cellar of Frontignan
Price: 30€ for the trip
Online registration at
Meeting point 10 minutes before departure at 25 rue du Grand Saint Jean

Saturday 30 October
9.00-18.30 : Excursion to Aix en Provence with Jérémie
This city was a privileged place for the local aristocracy who built many Italian or Parisian style mansions. City of the famous impressionist painter Cézanne. Guided tour of the Cours Mirabeau, the Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, the St Sauveur cathedral with its multiple architectural styles and its Romanesque cloister, the Vendôme pavilion, the Mazarin district
Price : 49€ for the tour
Online registration on
Meet 10 minutes before departure at 25 rue du Grand Saint Jean

Sunday 31 October
9.00am - 6.30pm: Excursion to Gorges of Tarn with Jérémie
After crossing the famous Millau viaduct, we will start with a panorama of the gorges, then we will go down to the village of Sainte Enimie, on the edge of the river, this medieval village, built entirely of stone, is classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Guided tour then free time to eat (swimming possible in summer). Descent of the caves with a stop at St Chély du Tarn, stop and panoramic view at La Malène. Finally panorama from the most famous panoramic point of the gorges: the Point sublime. Panorama on the Millau viaduct.
Price : 49€ for the visit
Online registration on
Meeting point 10 minutes before departure at 25 rue du Grand Saint Jean

Do you want to come to France and enjoy an unforgettable immersion stay? Do you want to make sure you have a fantastic experience? Choose Accent Français, a school with the Qualité FLE abel and a member of the Groupement FLE, it is your guarantee of a reliable, quality programme!

See you soon!

The Accent Français team