French and Spanish Language Exchanges for 2017

Below is a list of currently available language and cultural exchanges in France & Spain. Each listed child / teen is looking for an exchange buddy in the USA or Canada. If you think there is a good match, please e-mail or call us directly.

For more details and if you have an exact idea of the exchange you want, we have many opportunities and partner families across France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden, and more!

Full immersion exchange in France :

Short-term (less than 1 month) :

Grégoire is almost 17 years old – Paris area
He lives with his parents and his 2 brothers (respectively 9 and 18) in the charming area of Le Vésinet, very close to Paris.
Hobbies : rowing, badminton, cinema, ball games, modern music, biking, hiking, cooking, shopping, pets, and conversation.
Personality : talkative, sociable, calm, enthusiastic, active, easy going, resourceful, a very nice boy.
Mother’s job : Insurance manager
Father’s job : Insurance broker manager
Possible dates to visit and host : Summer 2017

Zoé is 17 years old – Paris area
Zoé lives with her parents and her 3 sisters (respectively 6, 9, and 23 y.o.) close to the charming city of Chantilly in France, just an hour from Paris. Chantilly is well-known for its horseback riding tradition. They have 2 dogs.
Hobbies: Zoe is keen on riding horses. Her dad owns a famous horse stud farm, and Zoe herself rides at national competition level. When she is not riding horses, Zoe loves watching good movies.
Personality: a very lively person, Zoe is dynamic, independent, talkative, easy-going, and reliable.
Father’s job: stud farm owner
Mother’s job: event planning company owner
Possible dates to visit and host: Starting August 1. Duration: 2 weeks.

Pierre is 15 years old – French Riviera
Pierre lives with his parents and 11 year-old brother in Mandelieu, on the beautiful French Riviera.
Hobbies: ball games, camping, cycling, hiking, board games, and traveling.
Personality: sporty, easy-going, mature, resourceful, service-minded, and relaxed.
Father’s job: air traffic controller
Mother job: a former sales manager at an airline company, now a happy stay-at-home mom
Possible dates to visit and host: Summer 2017. Duration: 2 to 3 weeks.

Hermance is 16 years old – Paris area
She lives with her 17- and 23-year-old sisters in Paris.
Hobbies : she is sporty, she likes volley ball, hiking, piano, music, and travelling
Personality : she is open-minded, happy, and caring
Father’s job : he runs a marketing agency
Mother’s job: a stay-at-home mom
Possible dates to visit and host : Summer 2017

Audrey is 17 years old – Paris area
Audrey lives with her parents, her brother Maxence (8 years old) and her Golden Cavalier King Charles between Paris and Versailles at Le Vésinet.
Hobbies: horseback riding, cycling, skiing, sailing, playing tennis, reading, canoë, and athletism.
Personality: sporty, talkative, resourceful, and easy-going.
Father’s job : IT engineer
Her mother is taking care of the children.
She proposed to visit Paris, Versailles, go and see movies, and walk along the Seine river. The family will also travel to La Baule in August. So the 2 teens can both visit Paris and discover the French Coast in La Baule!
Possible dates to visit and host: July and August 2017

Romy is 14 years old – Paris area
Romy lives with her parents and 2 sisters, respectively 17 and 9, in Ormesson, close to Paris.
Hobbies: cooking, dancing, traveling, visiting Paris, playing board games, trekking, biking, and watching movies.
Personality: quiet, relax, enthusiastic, service-minded and mature for her age.
Father’s job: project manager
Mother’s job: a stay-at-home mom.
Possible dates to visit and host:  Spring or Summer 2017

Maud is 14 years old – Paris area
She lives with her parents and 17-year-old brother close to Paris.
Hobbies : handball, chatting and spending time with friends, shopping, swimming, travelling, cooking, and video-games.
Personality : enthusiastic, resourceful, mature, easy going, sociable, intellectual, sporty.
Father’s job : technical manager
Mother’s job : primary teacher
Possible dates to visit and host : Summer 2017

Elyna is 11 years old – Savoy
Elyna lives in a charming cottage located in Annecy (Savoy), with her mother and her cute dog Velour.
Hobbies : she loves pole dance (she practices at national competition level) and is always in for roller-skating. She also likes drawing.
Personality : Elyna is a joyful child, who loves to be around people, and who shows great maturity for her age.
Father’s job : N/A (deceased military father)
Mother’s job : client service manager at a sports club
Possible dates to visit and host : 7 to 10 days in July 2017

Marie is 17 years old – Lille
Marie lives with her parents and 15-year-old sister in Lille, North of France.
Hobbies: rock climbing, swimming, listening to music and playing the guitar,  shopping and city walks, cooking and family dinners, going to the beach, spending quality time with friends, traveling, and surfing the web.
Personality: positive and enthusiastic, easy-going with great communication skills, respectful,  extroverted, and mature.
Father’s job: C-level executive working in the manufacturing industry
Mother’s job: a stay-at-home mom.
Possible dates to visit and host : July 10 to August 6. Duration: 2 weeks.

Mathilde is 16 years old – Montpellier
She lives with her 12 year-old brother and her 7 year-old sister very close to Montpellier.
Hobbies : she likes sailing, skiing, cooking, skating, playing badminton, reading, traveling, and hiking.
Personality : talkative, sociable, serious, active, and resourceful.
Father’s job : scholar and lecturer
Mother’s job : English teacher
Possible dates to visit and host : Summer 2017. Please call for more details.

Audrey is 17 years old – Paris area
Audrey lives with her parents and her 20-year-old brother in front of the beautiful Chateau of Fontainebleau, 45 minutes by train from Paris. They have one small dog (White West Highland).
Hobbies: playing badminton, running, traveling, shopping, sight-seeing, and drawing.
Personality: communicative, resourceful, autonomous, responsible, and mature; Audrey needs a lively and talkative exchange partner.
Father’s job : hotel owner
Mother’s job: language and culture coordinator
They offer to visit Fontainebleau, Paris, and the area depending on what the young girl would like to do… Other activities may include playing tennis, swimming, cooking French food, going to the restaurant, or going to the theater and watch good movies.
The French school in Fontainebleau has agreed to welcome the exchange girl, which would be an engaging way to experience the French culture with other teens.
Possible dates to visit and host: 2 weeks to 1 month, in July or August 2017. Can host the exchange girl during the Summer or later this year for school immersion.

Roxane is 14 years old – Paris area
Roxane lives with her 8 year-old sister and her 4 year-old brother in Fontainebleau (Paris area).
Hobbies : classical dance for 7 years, piano, guitar, traveling, and passionate about languages.
Personality : very sociable and talkative.
His mother is taking care of the children.
His father runs a web startup.
They have a cat.
Possible dates to visit and host : Summer 2017

Long-term (1 month to 6 months) :

Josephine is turning 16 years old – Brittany
She lives in Rennes with her parents, her 14-year-old brother and her 11-year-old sister.
Hobbies : Josephine is into arts and she loves playing the guitar, singing, and dancing (contemporary). She is also sporty and practices swimming, skiing, and sailing (the family owns a boat).
Personality : open-minded, flexible, and autonomous. An intellectual person, Josephine listens and observes people, and she enjoys stimulating conversations.
Father’s job : real-estate agent
Mother’s job: CFO in the food industry
Possible dates to visit and host : 1-month to 6-month exchange starting June 2017

Corentin is 14 years old – Brittany
Corentin lives with his parents and 2 sisters (respectively 16 and 11) in Rennes, France.
Hobbies: nature, water sports (sailing, windsurfing), and other sports (field hockey, roller-skating). His parents own a boat.
Personality: very curious and eager to learn and discover the world. He is open-minded, spontaneous, and extroverted. He likes spending time with kids. He is sweet, calm, and organized, but also full of life and determined, with a great sense of humor.
Father’s job: real-estate agent
Mother job: CFO in the food industry
Possible dates to visit and host: 1-month to 6-month exchange starting June 2017

Camille is 14 years old – Lyon area
Camille lives with her parents and 2 brothers, respectively 18 and 20, in Saint-Etienne, close to Lyon.
Hobbies: crock-climbing, boxing, skiing, and singing.
Personality: mature, enthusiastic, determined, and social.
Father’s job: managing director at a HR company
Mother’s job: medical representative
Possible dates to visit and host:  6-month exchange starting February 2018

Full immersion exchange in Spain :

Carla is 12 years old
She lives with her parents and her 9 year-old brother in the very center of Madrid, close to The Museum of the Prado, el Parco del Retiro, Museo Reina Sofia….
Hobbies : violin at the Conservatory, synchronized swimming, theater
Personality : affectionate, mature, and sociable.
Mother’s job : architect
Father’s job : architect
Possible dates to visit and host : from June 25, July, and August 2017
Duration: 10 days.

Gemán is 14 years old
He lives with his parents and his 16 year-old  sister in the beautiful city of Granada, south of Spain.
Hobbies : football, basketball, table tennis, running, ice skating, bicycling.
Personality : calm, easy going, affective and active.
Mother’s job : state-employed
Father’s job : bank worker
Possible dates to visit and host : Summer 2017 and holiday breaks.