Discover Bordeaux and the surrounding region - DEFLE - French as a Foreign Language

The Aquitaine region is...


  • A city where history and modernity combine in perfect harmony.

  • The city of Bordeaux has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Bordeaux is a large university city that welcomes thousands of students to its prestigious higher education establishments.

  • Bordeaux is a really lively city, offering a wide and varied range of cultural activities. With festivals of music, cinema, theatre and literature throughout the year, offering a range of performances, events, and parties, there really is something for everyone.

Atlantic Ocean

  • Timeless ports and the famous Dune of Pilat.

  • The wild beaches of the Atlantic Ocean: sportier students will be tempted by surfing and other board sports.

  • Immense landscapes, creating the feeling that Bordeaux really is a gateway to the open sea.

Wine: renowned and celebrated throughout the world

  • Visit the Bordeaux châteaux and vineyards as well as those of the Medoc, Saint-Émilion, Pessac-Léognan and many other estates.

  • Experience the pleasure of learning to taste wines. Learn to recognise wines and how to match meat, fish, or dessert dishes with the best wines.


 So, studying French in Bordeaux means being at the heart of French culture, and learning the Art of Living