The French Alps

The Alps are the most spectacular mountain ranges in Europe.

The towns surrounding the French peaks, Annecy, Chamonix and Grenoble (See picture below), offer a unique experience to ESL teachers in France and neighboring countries.


Annecy is popular for its ancient canals, arched alleyways and medieval houses matched against the beautiful snow-capped peaks and surrounded by the sparkling Lake Annecy. Canoes and cruise-boats wind their path through the southwestern edge of the lake during the summer. It is the perfect place to kick back and fuel your body after some tiresome mountain-hiking.

Being France’s legendary mountaineering center and a hot-spot for world-class skiers, boarders and climbers, Chamonix has become one of the most enchanting places in France. The World Is Not Enough shot its astoundingly challenged 007 chase on the peaks of Chamonix. The first Winter Olympics were held here and since then, Chamonix has become a hot tourist resort. One of the top attractions is riding a cable car through the mountains and into the caves carved in the snow-capped glacier. A natural beauty.

The economic, artistic and educational hub of the Alps is Grenoble. With buzzing streets and majestic architecture, Grenoble offers more variety to the less extreme tourist.

Wherever TESOL takes you in Europe*, the Alps are just a step away.

*An EU passport/citizenship is required to work legally in most of Europe.