Cultural week

Welcome to an extraordinary linguistic experience that goes beyond the classroom. Our language program seamlessly combines immersive French lessons with the exploration of the captivating landscapes and rich culture of the French Basque Country.

Get ready for a unique adventure where language acquisition is interwoven with the vibrant traditions, charming villages, and breathtaking scenery of this picturesque region. Join us as we turn language learning into an unforgettable odyssey through the heart of the French Basque Country.

During the Explore the world ! week, the curiosity of our dear pupils is put to the test !
Get ready to practice the French language in all its forms :

  • Every morning in the classroom, the golden rule is : "Speak ! Listen ! Read and Write !" and of course never ever forget to have fun !
  • Every afternoon, immerse yourself into the local culture and above all, feel free to put to good use what you've learned in the morning !
From 9:30am to 12:30pm, from monday to friday. cultural activities during afternoons / 20 lessons of 45 minutes.
Explore le monde !
09:30 am — 12:30 pm
French course
  • Icebreakers and games :
    Let’s discover each others !
  • Presentation of the theme of the week.
    Making of a mental map about the theme all together.
  • + Let’s sing in French !
02:00 pm — 06:00 pm
Musée de la Mer
09:00 am — 12:00 pm
French course
  • Talk about your best vacation’s memory.
  • Discover a city's different locations and attractions. 
  • Find your way around town.
  • Ask for directions and follow signs in town. 
  • Create in small groups your own touristic itinerary in Biarritz
02:00 pm — 06:00 pm
Guided tour of Biarritz
09:30 am — 12:30 pm
French course
  • Discover unusual places to stay on holidays.
  • Imagine the vacations of your dreams.
  • Take a travel quiz to find out what kind of traveler you are.
  • Search for places in the world thanks to a geolocation site. 
  • In small groups, create the Chinese portrait of the country of your choice.
02:00 pm — 06:00 pm
The prehistoric cave in Sare
09:30 am — 12:30 pm
French course
  • Learn about great french explorers and put yourself into their shoes.
  • Express your feelings and your states of mind during a trip. 
  • Interact with other passengers on a trip. 
  • After some researches introduce an explorer of your choice (dates, itinerary, discoveries, means and transport...) to your classmates.
02:00 pm — 06:00 pm
Guided tour of Bayonne
09:30 am — 12:30 pm
French course
  • As a whole class, create your own interview on the theme of travel (5 questions maximum).
  • In small groupes, during the morning break, interview other students in the school.
  • Report on answers given.
  • Grammar and lexical games (reminder of the whole week).
02:00 pm — 06:00 pm
La Cité de l'Océan



In partnership with Surf Schools on the Côte des Basques, we offer Surf lessons in the afternoons. Sessions supervised by state-certified surf instructors who offer you a program adapted to your level.


BLCI offers you Golf Lessons on free afternoons. The Ilbarritz Golf Course is a unique complex in Europe, located on the edge of the beaches , it stands out for the beauty of its site and its technical level. Whatever your level, you will encounter all game situations at varying degrees of difficulty.


A picturesque adventure in the heart of the Basque Country! Our hike will take you through stunning landscapes, where majestic mountains meet the Atlantic Ocean . We will follow trails winding through green valleys and picturesque villages. Let yourself be immersed in the cultural richness and natural beauty that make the Basque Country an exceptional place. Prepare for breathtaking views , moments of peace and a deep connection with Basque nature . Put on your hiking shoes and join us for an unforgettable experience!


A thrilling adventure in the heart of the Pyrenees! The rafting activity in Itxassou promises you unforgettable moments of adrenaline. You will embark on the white waters of the Nive , surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of the region. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned enthusiast, our experienced team will guide you on a thrill-packed rafting trip . Get ready to laugh, get wet, and live a sensational aquatic experience in the heart of the Basque Country!