Who's V.A.L. ?

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 organised over 1.200 trips and also welcame over 25.000 students. 

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



About us :

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

Our Objectives :

Linguistic, Cultural, Thematic, Tailor made trips

Our assets

V.A.L. first :

  • 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. 


V.A.L. then :

  • 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.



For whom?

  • 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).


Services we propose :

  • 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.


Tailored programs

  • 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.

You can also request a quotation and click on the link.


Our destinations

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


Our favourites :

For a personnalised offer

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

  •  Want to write an e-mail? valerie@vacances-actives-linguistiques.com or contact@vacances-actives-linguistiques.com
  • 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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