Bernau is located in a high valley in the southern Black Forest. The community of Bernau consists of around a dozen small settlements and hamlets in a high valley in the southern Black Forest.

The Black Forest

Located in the southern part of the Black Forest, Bernau is a small municipality that only counts a dozen of hamlets, but a lot of hiking trail and cycle paths are going through it. Nature that surrounds Bernau has indeed everything sport and outdoor activities lovers could dream of! The Back Forest is recognized by thee UNESCO as a "biosphere reserve": it was preserved from industrial activities and perfectly adapted to charm strollers and bikers.

Bernau is 25 kilometers away from Strasbourg and 45 from Basel.

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Language Camps

13 Years

Nationality mix

friLingue is hugely popular in the domestic market as well as internationally, providing international and local Swiss students the opportunity to mix and exchange languages within the camp.


We place emphasis on a young, creative and motivated teaching body and an international atmosphere with volunteers from all over the world


Our camps are held in some of Switzerland's most stunning and unique locations - expect Alpine mountains and freshwater lakes that will take your breath away!


Our young, creative and diverse group of teachers are encouraged to use more fun and interactive methods, making the language more accessible to each student.

Small class sizes

Our classes are held in small classes of around 6 students, providing more teacher-student contact that allows the teacher to focus upon the specific learning needs of each student. Average number of students per class in 2018: 5.

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