The language travels in France by V.A.L.

Valérie Serim - CEO of Vacances Actives Linguistiques

For nearly 15 years, Valérie Serim, founder of V.A.L., had the opportunity to organise language courses in Paris for groups, of all nationalities, of all ages, for various durations (from 3 days to several weeks) : she organized over 1.200 trips and also welcome over 25.000 students. 

This rich experience gives  V.A.L. trust and expertise.



The specialist of language travels in France

What do we do?

Design and organisation of intelligent trips in France for groups : school, students, adults.


What kind of language travels?

Linguistic, Cultural, Thematic, Tailor made trips

V.A.L. : A reliable travel agency for your language trips in France

  • Reactivity : a detailed proposal whithin 48 hours.
  • Reliability : V.A.L. has a reliable network of partners : certified schools of French, quality accommodation centres, host families, restaurants,...
  • The guarantee of a wide range of choices : excellent value for money. 
  • Save time : with tailor-made stays, V.A.L. takes care of everything. 
  • Security : V.A.L.  offers the most reliable destinations possible and uses the best insurance specialists.
  • Diversity : V.A .L. proposes diverse and culturally rich destinations. 


Our assets : A perfect organisation for your group travel in France

  • Simplicity, authenticity, openness.
  • Trips all year round.
  • Respect for your budget.
  • The selection of hotels or residences according to your criteria and adapted to your  budget.
  • Complete monitoring of the programming, before, during, and after the stay.


Our professional services for your language travel in France

French speaking holidays for everyone !

  • French language students, and others ! : Colleges, high school students, adults.
  • Teachers of French
  • All lovers of French language and culture who want to travel, discover and learn, with a group

For groups from 10 people (except leader). If less, please consult us. 

Minimun age : 15 years old (if younger, please contact us).


Different kinds of stays adapted to your needs

  • Learn French in France : studious holidays with courses of French as a foreign language in certified schools. 
  • Dive into French culture : discover historical districts of cities, treasure quests, museum visits, discovery of monuments and regions, gastronomy. 
  • Focus you stay : on gastronomy, art, history, French exceptions, handcrafts, visits of companies,... 
  • Stays in host  families : Discover the French culture from the inside.
  • Accommodation in high quality holiday centers, high standard résidences, 2 and 3 star hotels.
  • Transportation and transfers : private coach, public transportation, train, flights.
  • Fun activities : Entertainment parks, hiking and cycling, treasure quests, ...
  • Guided tours and reservations : Museums and monuments.
  • Travelogue : details of a daily itinerary.
  • Assistance : to manage everyday life with group.


Tailor-made travel programs to learn French in ideal conditions

  • Customizable itineraries
  • Respect of specific requests 
  • Respect of the budget and the specifications 
  • Stays adapted to the objectives of the teachers 
  • Tips on destinations, activities, 
  • Flexibility and freedom
  • Monitoring and adaptation an a daily basis.

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Our destinations : to learn French and visit any region

  • Paris
  • Lyon
  • Lille
  • The Loire Valley and Castles
  • La Rochelle and the Atlantic Coast 
  • Strasbourg and the Alsace
  • Normandy
  • Britain
  • Provence and French Riviera


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Tell us about your projects, your wishes, your objectives :

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  • Want an estimate, a quote, a full project ? It is here
  • Prefer a chat ? Please call Valérie Serim (mobile) : +33 661 930 973 


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