French summer courses in Montreux for juniors

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Montreux Riviera Juniors
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The pearl of the Swiss Riviera

Our French summer school by Alpadia is based in a modern and welcoming course center, equipped with spacious and bright classrooms and excellent facilities. Located in the center of Montreux, close to the train station and the promenades of Lake Geneva, students will enjoy studying French in this picturesque region. 

With exotic tree-lined promenades, a beautiful backdrop of mountains and forests, and it’s unique lakeside location, Montreux Riviera has a wonderful Mediterranean flair. Host to international events, including the famous Montreux Jazz Festival, artists, writers and travellers have always been attracted to this beautiful tourist resort.

Junior and teenage students will enjoy leisure activities at the local beaches, shopping and sightseeing trips to Lausanne, mini-golf, volleyball and trips to amusement parks.

  • Study in a picturesque lakeside city, surrounded by nature and rich in cultural events
  • Homestay accommodation with local French-speaking hosts
  • Premium+ optional complementary activities – Adrenalin, Creative Arts and Watersports


View our Terms and Conditions.

Package includes 
    Standard 20 – 15 hours of French lessons per week
    Intensive 25 – 18.45 hours of French per week
  • MEALS 
    Full board 
    A full activity program every afternoon and evening. Students spend Sunday with their homestay host.
    Two half day excursions to nearby landmarks, cities, and theme parks
    24-hr supervision
    Welcome pack
    Assessment tests
    Course materials and Alpadia folder
    Student ID
    Pocket money service
    Safe storage of students' passports
    Private lessons – Add 5 private lessons onto a Standard 20 course to maximise your learning CHF 300
    Shared transfers – Geneva airport from CHF 140, and Zurich-Olten-Bern-Fribourg bus station from CHF 60 each way
    Local pickups – pickups from Montreux train station are free
    Premium+ Adrenalin CHF 220
    Premium+ Creative Arts CHF 130
    Premium+ Watersports Plus CHF 220

Key facts


05 July – 15 August 2020

Age range
13 - 17 years old
Alpadia Language Schoools, Rue de la Gare 33, 1820 Montreux, CH– Switzerland, Montreux


School facilities

School type

Modern and spacious building, steps away from the promenades of Lake Geneva


Get creative taking photos of the lake opposite the school, or the surrounding mountains


Enjoy lunch with your classmates at our onsite cafeteria


Available throughout the school

Activities available or offered

School activities

City breaks
Visit the town of Gruyères and it’s cheese factory, the Cailler Chocolate Factory and enjoy shopping trips to Lausanne
Arts & Theater
Explore your creative skills and learn about local artists, painting techniques and more on a Premium+ Creative Arts program
Outdoor activities
Take a Premium+ Watersports program and enjoy waterskiing, stand-up paddle boarding and sailing in Lake Geneva
Enjoy laser shooting, indoor karting and trips to a tree top Adventure Park on a Premium+ Adrenalin program
Spend relaxing nights with your homestay host, along with BBQ, games and movie nights at school


Homestay Student homestay accommodation in Alpadia Montreux Riviera
In Montreux we offer accommodation in a local homestay. Practice your French in everyday life while you learn about native customs and traditions, in the comfort of a home environment.
  • Single and twin bedrooms with shared bathrooms
  • Full board meals provided
  • Ages 13–17 years old

Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia Language school is accredited by the Swiss Private School Register, the Swiss Federation of Private Schools (FSPS) and the Association of Swiss Private Schools in the canton Vaud (AVDEP).