CLE is now open for small groups and private lessons
Regular courses will resume some time in 2021

A professional
French language school

• Qualified and experienced teachers
• An average of 5 students per class
• CLE has been in operation for nearly 35 years

French courses
Private French classes online

A friendly

and sociable school

• An able and enthusiastic team
• Classes with motivated adult students
• A perfect framework for learning in a late18th century building in the historic center of Tours

Our French language school
Our international students

In Tours, in the Loire Valley

• A unique city with character and soul
• A city with a welcoming community
• A region where French is spoken without accent 😉
• Castles and gardens, world class wineries, museums, excellent restaurants, plenty of biking and outdoor activities, the Loire River, the famous “Guinguettes” and more!

Discover the Loire Valley


You can join directly on our site by indicating your dates, your choice of course and desired accommodation if necessary


CLE: A commitment to quality since 1985