🇫🇷 LEARN FRENCH IN THE ALPS
Come, learn and improve your French in our french school renowned for the quality of its teaching.
IFALPES Annecy (Institut Français des Alpes) is a French as a foreign language school in the KLF (Keep Learning French) network.
Our French courses
The French courses given at Institut Français des ALPES are taught by our native and experienced French speaking teachers. In your classes, you will be with students of the same level from all over the world giving a warm atmosphere very conducive to learning.
At IFALPES Annecy, like other KLF schools, you have the flexibility to customize your French course based on your goals, needs, and preferences. Enjoy small group settings and diverse international classes.
Prepare and take your French exam. Our qualified teachers will prepare you for the DELF/DALF, or TCF, the most widely recognised French exams in the world.
Indispensable for entering French higher education or for your professional career. Our school is also an exam center for the TCF.
Located just a 10-minute walk from Lake Annecy in the French Alps, our school in the heart of Annecy offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains 🏔️
The school is conveniently situated within walking distance of Annecy station, as well as a variety of restaurants, cafes, and the picturesque scenes along Le Tiou River. Since 1992, IFALPES has been providing an exceptional multicultural learning experience to more than 700 international students from 5 continents each year. Our recently renovated and spacious center features fully equipped classrooms, high-speed internet access, a relaxation area, garden, cafeteria, resource room, and accessible facilities for students with disabilities.
IFALPES is renowned worldwide as a premier French language school, and many of our students choose to return to us year after year.
Annecy, a charming and peaceful town in the French Alps, often referred to as the “Little Venice of the Alps” due to its picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and romantic atmosphere, attracts visitors from around the world.
Annecy, a natural and refreshing destination, is nestled between the lake and mountains, offering an exceptional natural environment. With its pristine lake and accessible beaches, it is the perfect place to cool off after French lessons.
Annecy provides a wide range of sports and leisure activities, including hiking, paragliding, sailing, water-skiing, cycling, and winter sports, with famous ski resorts in close proximity.
Annecy is a region rich in culture and tradition, with lively theaters, cinemas, concert halls, major events like the Venetian Carnival and the International Animation Film Festival, and the spectacular Fête du Lac showcasing a mesmerizing sound and light show.
Annecy is renowned for its gastronomy, offering a delightful array of bars, restaurants, and cafés where you can savor the French art of living, particularly through local cheese dishes like Raclette, Tartiflette, and Fondue, catering to various budgets and tastes.
Discover our many carefully selected hosting solutions.
Depending on your project and the intensity you wish to give to your French language learning, many accommodation solutions are available to you 👇🏻
Activities & Entertainment
At IFALPES, we make your immersion unforgettable with our weekly programme tailored to suit all profiles of people. Whether you’re interested in gastronomy, the arts, sports or culture, our team organises activities to suit all tastes and budgets, allowing you to practise the French language in a fun way while meeting new people. Here is an overview of the activities that you can practice in Annecy with the school or by booking by yourself.
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