French immersion in Lyon


Improve your French during a stay in total homestay in Lyon,
The world capital of gastronomy, mixing the authenticity of Old Lyon and the modernity of the Confluence on the Presqu’ïle.
Gérard will be delighted to train you in French and introduce you to Lyon, its traboules, its museums, etc.
You will stay in a large room located in the heart of town, Place Bellecour with private access to your bathroom.
Very close, you will find many shops and small traders.

Practical Informations About Your Authentic Immersion Stay + Courses

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One week immersion Homestay + courses includes:


validation Welcome at your teacher’s home

validation Assess a placement test

validation Improve your French with courses tailor made to reach your aims

validation Practice French conversation and enjoy typical cuisine with your teacher

validation Discover the area with your teacher as a guide

validationExplore the real vie à la française 

validation Gain confidence speaking French

validation Get your certificate of French language


In addition you can have :

validation Visiting the Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

validation Visiting the Confluence Museum

A very complete stay, with lessons in the morning and activities in the afternoons: visit of Old Lyon, the Saint-Georges district, Saint-Paul, Ainay, the Confluence district by the riverside of the Saône … you will be on full board and will be able to cook with me if you wish.



Practice French With an expert


  • Personalised lessons
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  • Active meals
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  • Tours with your teacher
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  • Live the real “Vie à la française”

Your HomeStay French Immersion in Lyon

You are in the heart of the city with all the advantages that this entails: no need to take public transport because everything is accessible on foot. You will appreciate the many cafes, gardens… and places to walk and stroll.


Bonjour, my name is Gérard and I have been teaching French and English for many years.

I like to travel with a backpack and discover other cultures.

I have decided to share my love and passion for the French language. I open my home to all students who want to experience an authentic French homestay in Lyon.

Gérard accommodation, private double room
Gérard accommodation, private double room
Gérard accommodation, shower private room

My apartment is located on a small street that overlooks Place Bellecour; I am on the first floor. The room at your disposal is spacious with a large double bed, a TV, a WIFI internet connection. I am a non-smoker and I do not have a pet.
You will also have at your disposal a private bathroom and toilet.

Gérard accommodation, shower private room bathroom
Gérard accomodation
Gérard accomodation, terrace

Learn French Language in Lyon

My 28 years of teaching experience allow me to provide you with tailor-made French lessons.

My long teaching experience enables me to provide you with French courses tailored to you. My method is based on listening comprehension, conversations, but also on guided discovery.

I can teach for all levels from complete beginners to advanced. The French class takes place in the morning in the spacious living room which is the common area for my student and me.

I can accommodate a student or a couple.




Because the French love food, you will also enjoy the world capital of gastronomy


Discover amazing French sites with their squares and fountains, your teacher as a guide.


According to your leisure time, there are many activities to do (We can climb the Fourvière hill)


Your stay is also discovering French culture while relaxing

Theatre Romain in Lyon

Day of celebration in Lyon

Aerial view of lyon

Several activities to choose from will be offered.

I will be your guide in Lyon, the world capital of gastronomy with its squares and fountains.

We can climb the Fourvière hill, visit old Lyon, go to the Tête d’Or Park, go to the market, visit museums…

Contact us for your Immersion Stay at Gérard’s Home


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