Cultural activities - Published on 23/05/2016

Le programme des activités de l'été 2016 est disponible.

After the French class, discover our various extracurricular activities to satisfy your desires and to enjoy summer at the Institut de Touraine.

Whether  you want to taste local wines, learn about French cuisine, visit Mount Saint Michel of Orsay Museum (impressionist paintings), each week at least 5 different activities are scheduled for you, in addition to your French program. Because learning French supposes a full immersion in our culture, we have designed a comprehensive program of events and experiences to share in French, in a joyfull mood! 

These activities can be booked upon arrival or planned ahead of time in our combination courses (language and activities). 

To complement this broad program, our entertainment coordinator will propose a variety of outings and social events, in town, by the river Loire or in the counrtyside, using the rich program of cultural activities available during the summer in the region. 

See you soon at the Institut de Touraine! 

A taste of summer

Here is a sample of the type of activities you can join in June:

1 June : visit of Chenonceau et a wine cellar 

2 June : tasting of local delicacies 

4 June : visit of Mount Saint Michel and Saint Malo

7 June : visit of Tours medieval district

8 June : cooking workshop

8 June : visit of Langeais and Villandry

9 June : cocoa workshop

11 June : visit of Orsay Museum and Notre-Dame de Paris

14 June : visit of Tours cathedral

14 June : local delicacies

15 June : visit of Chaumont and its Garden Festival

16 June : wine and cheese tasting 

18 June : Puy du Fou 

21 June : cooking workshop

22 June : visit of Amboise and Clos Lucé

23 June : wine tasting 

25 June : visit of Mount Saint Michel and Saint Malo

29 June : visit of Prieuré Saint Cosme

30 June : wine tasting


Book activities as soon as you start your course. Some activities are very popular! 

You will find a mix of free activities (social program, movie screening) and fee-based activities (guided tours, cooking workshops, etc.).