French experience in New Caledonia
Tempted by a taste of France? Well, New Caledonia is only a short flight away! Join the little France of the Pacific with a booking to Noumea.
Little France in the Pacific
If you want to couple your vacation with French language courses, New Caledonia is the perfect destination for you! You will experience French refinement, lifestyle and culture while improving your language skills. Whether you prefer private lessons or group courses, many options are available. Classes are usually scheduled in the morning so that you can plan activities during afternoons and weekends.
Individually or in groups, students are welcome to opt for homestay accommodation as to fully enjoy their total immersion linguistic experience.
If you are traveling from Australia and New Zealand, you won’t be bothered by jetlag! Come to New Caledonia and learn French without having to fly all the way to France. Moreover, you can indulge in an amazing tropical vacation while attending language courses.
Discover New Caledonia like a French
« Un croissant » ? « Un plateau de fruit de mer » ? New Caledonia is an ideal destination if you want to learn and practice French. From designer boutiques to cozy cafés, you will love ordering “un petit café noir” thanks to the language skills you will have mastered.
Touring and learning
If you go on a guide excursion around Grande Terre or on the Loyalty Islands, don't hesitate to ask your guide for explanations in French. It's a great way to practice your language skills! Train your ear as you discover New Caledonia's southern landscapes or as you learn about endemic plants.
French is in the air
French is New Caledonia’s official language. Whether you decide to stay in a tribal village or a 5-star hotel, knowing some French is an undeniable plus when it comes to communicating with locals. Bringing a dictionary along is always a good idea, though most New Caledonians know some basic English.