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 | Study languages
You may find this hard to believe, but French is not a difficult language to learn. In fact no language is that difficult to learn. Any language can be easy to grasp if you have the right frame of mind! When it comes to learning a new language, as with anything in life, not everybody is […] Read more

Cooling off in Lake Annecy

  Our Overland students spent Wednesday last week in beautiful Annecy. Miriam and Tristan set some tasks in French for the students to carry out whilst exploring the town. After some ice cream from the best ice cream parlour in Annecy, the group payed some French games by the lake. It was lovely and hot so […] Read more

A day trip to Annecy

Our Overland students got away from the valley on Wednesday this week and spent the day in Annecy. The change of scenery was refreshing – as was the lake! The group went for a swim and went on a waterslide into the lake. The students visited the old part of Annecy and had a ‘scavenger hunt’ in […] Read more

Safety first! Visit to the Chamoniarde OHM

 | Chamonix , Chamonix , Chamonix , Chamonix , Chamonix
Together with our students from Overland we had a mountain safety session at our local Office de Haute Montagne  (OHM) on the 30th June. OHM is the best place to go for educational, up to date mountain information, weather conditions and safety briefings. At Insted in Chamonix we cooperate closely with OHM and strongly believe this educational […] Read more

Visit to the Wild Animal Park Merlet

With the sun shining and the temperature rising in Chamonix, our Overland students hiked up to the Merlet animal park. All the mountain animals were there in abundance, Ibex, marmots, chamois and lots of deer. The students had a great walk in the park followed by a little quiz. They learned the ‘French names’ of the animals and […] Read more

Overland summers, Insted language school, french courses, chamonix mont blanc

Bienvenue Overland!

  Here at Insted this Summer we are happy to welcome a new group of young, bright students as we partner up once again with Overland’s language & hiking programme. Founded in 1984, the American based organisation specialises in Summer Camps for 4th-12th graders (13-17 year olds). Offering 49 programmes worldwide, Overland are working with […] Read more

Student Accommodation in Chamonix

We’re expecting a major snowfall this Friday. Have you found your place to stay? From studios to shared flats, season lets or just a week of fun in the snow- our student accommodation may be just what you are looking for. We can help put a roof over your head. Best thing is, you never […] Read more