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Australia
  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Gold Coast
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Sydney
Fidji
  • Nadi
New Caledonia
  • Noumea
New Zealand
  • Auckland
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin
  • Queenstown
  • Wellington
Papua New Guinea
  • Port Moresby
French Polynesia
  • Papeete
Vanuatu
  • Espiritu Santo
  • Port Vila
  • Tanna
Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Futuna Island
  • Wallis Island
Cambodia
  • Phnom Penh
China
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong
  • Shanghai
Korea (Republic of)
  • Seoul
United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai
India
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
Indonesia
  • Denpasar-Bali
  • Jakarta
Japan
  • Fukuoka
  • Nagoya
  • Oita
  • Okinawa
  • Osaka
  • Sapporo
  • Tokyo
Laos
  • Vientiane
Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Singapore
Nepal
  • Kathmandu
Philippines
  • Manila
Sri Lanka
  • Colombo
Thailand
  • Bangkok
  • Chiang Mai
  • Phuket
Taiwan
  • Taipei
Vietnam
  • Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City
Germany
  • Berlin
  • Dusseldorf
  • Frankfurt
  • Hamburg
  • Munich
England
  • London
Austria
  • Vienna
Belgium
  • Brussels
Denmark
  • Copenhagen
Spain
  • Barcelona
  • Ibiza
  • Madrid
  • Seville
France
  • Bordeaux
  • Brest
  • Lyon
  • Marseille
  • Montpellier
  • Nantes
  • Nice
  • Paris
  • Strasbourg
  • Toulouse
Finland
  • Helsinki
Italy
  • Milan
  • Naples
  • Rome
  • Venice
Latvia
  • Riga
Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
Portugal
  • Lisbon
  • Porto
Norway
  • Oslo
Czech Republic
  • Prague
Russia
  • Moscow
  • Saint Petersburg
Sweden
  • Goteborg
  • Stockholm
Switzerland
  • Geneva
  • Zurich
Canada
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
United States of America
  • Dallas
  • Guam
  • Honolulu
  • Los Angeles
  • San Francisco
South Africa
  • Cape Town
  • Johannesburg
Kenya
  • Nairobi

French experience in New Caledonia

Totally French

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

The essential

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.

 

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Inescapables

Discover New Caledonia like a French

French shopping

« 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. 

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