TOTAL IMMERSION in France - Homestay Program

homestay program in castres France with the CEI

Castres, Bayonne, Nantes, Lyon...

From 13 to 18 years old

total immersion in France

Immersion in France

Share the everyday life of a French host family

We offer a homestay program in various parts of France. This is a unique opportunity for young students to discover the French culture and way of life while living with a French host family

  • Our host families are carefully selected after an interview and a home visit by a CEI local coordinator.
  • Availability, open-mindedness and hospitality are the major criteria.
  • All families live in safe and quiet residential areas.
  • Homestay Program Southern France
    total immersion in France

    Our destinations in France

    Make your own choice of region among the following destinations in France (#1 and #2 choice requested) :

  • Occitanie : Toulouse/Castres/Montpellier/Nîmes
  • Aquitaine : Bordeaux/Arcachon Bay/Bayonne/La Rochelle
  • Bretagne – Pays de la Loire – Normandie : Rennes/Saint-Malo/Vannes/Nantes/Rouen/Caen
  • Auvergne Rhône Alpes : Lyon/Valence/Montélimar/Clermont-Ferrand
  • Activity Program

    Take advantage of your stay to experience the real French culture and way of life. Discover an overview of Castres :

    • Admire the houses along the River Agout, which were once home to leather tanneries and cloth dying industries.
    • Visit the Goya Museum, dedicated to Spanish artists. Settled in a part of the ancient bishop’s palace of Castres which plans had been designed by one of Versailles architects, it really deserves a visit !
    • Don’t miss the Jean Jaurès Museum and learn more about this French politician best known as a pacifist who was opposed to the First World War.
    • Discover delicious meals typical of the area such as charcuterie (cooked meats), “cassoulet”, “poumpet” (lemon-flavoured cake)…

    Prices include:

  • Full board homestay accommodation + 1 activity or excursion with the host family (one per week)
  • Assistance of a CEI local coordinator throughout the stay
  • Full transfert from Toulouse to Castres and back to Toulouse
  • Prices do not include:

  • International transport
  • Purchase of personal items
  • Local transport pass
  • Extra night: 45€
  • Highlights:

  • Arrival on Sunday – Departure on Saturday
  • Program available in July & August and some holiday periods. Check with us!
  • contact

    Homestay summer courses and long stay program
    • Homestay summer courses and long stay program
    • Angélina - Saint-Malo office
    • +33 (0)1 44 16 62 50