Learn French in Chicoutimi, Canada, located in the heart of the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region, the most francophone region in North America. Almost 300,000 people speak French and live their daily lives in French, everywhere and at all times! The area is also renowned for its spectacular fjords and its interior sea, the Lake St-Jean providing access to nearby beaches and numerous boating and water sports activities. Chicoutimi also offers museums, restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries.
Throughout the year, you can also enjoy numerous local festivals and during the winter months, there are plenty of winter sporting activities to occupy your time. Come study abroad in Canada, perfect your French, learn about Quebec culture, and have the experience of the lifetime.
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