With 'Douce France', France is next door

Douce France, French Language Centre is located in Wadeville, near Nimbin, in the beautiful Northern Rivers region of NSW.

We are a French native family who called Australia home in 2007. Since then, we have gained a valuable teaching experience by working in Australian bilingual schools and with Alliance Française, a worldwide French organisation. 

Our family, the French team


Our house is an unusual sustainable pole house nestled on 5 acres of rainforest and subtropical vegetation. It is a convivial, peaceful and relaxing place. Ideal for games, role-plays and hands-on activities in French!

At Douce France, you will not only experience French language & culture, but also Sustainable lifestyle!


There, we offer a wide range of services to fit your needs:

       Regular French tuition (class or small group/private tuition)

       Conversation sessions (small group or private tuition)

       French Immersion Programs (2-5 days)

       Exam preparation for students (HSC, DELF)


So, you want to learn French in a friendly learning atmosphere? Join us!




Douce France - Nimbin: 15 minutes drive

Douce France - Lismore: 40 minutes drive

Douce France - Murwillumbah: 40 minutes drive

Douce France - Ballina/byron Bay: 1h15 minutes drive

Douce France - Gold coast: 1h30 minutes drive

Douce France - Brisbane: 2h15 minutes drive

Closest airports : Ballina/Coolangatta/Lismore



When booking with us, you will receive all directions to find our place easily.

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