The French capital
Paris, located in the centre of Ile-de-France, is the capital of France.
The romantic city of Paris is easily accessible from all other départements, and is where anyone can enjoy the excitement and the hustle and bustle of this historical and cultural centre. Paris with its rich history, beautiful architecture and cultural diversity, remains one of the most visited cities in the world.
Paris has always been a hive of artistic and intellectual activity with its 134 museums, 170 theatres, world famous universities and cultural festivals, which take place all year round.
Paris is also of course the capital of fashion and design and internationally renowned for its boutiques, department stores and young designers.
In addition to language courses Accord French Language School organises regular cultural
activities regularly for its students, enabling them to acquire a better understanding and appreciation of French culture. This program varies according to the season and the Parisian cultural events.
Some examples are:
- Guided tours of the numerous museums in Paris: the Louvre, the Museum of Modern Art, the Picasso Museum, etc.
- Outings to the cinema or the theatre which often give rise to lively discussions in Parisian cafés.
- Excursions to the Loire Valley and its famous castles .
- In the Summer, students are invited to attend weekly conferences held at the school on various topics of French civilization .