Living + Teaching in Montmorillon, France
Where to Drink
Where to Eat
Where to Party + Dance
Best Spot to Grab a Coffee
La Terrasse Salon du Thé
Rue du Vieux Pont
*other cafés around
Place du Maréchal Leclerc*
Must-See | Must-Do
Museums to Visit
Musée du Macaron
4 Boulevard du Strasbourg
- Carnaval in March
- Christmas markets in December
Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips
- Old town of Montmorillon (also known as the Cité de l'Ecrit)
- Along the banks of the river
- 100€ per month for a shared apartment in the high school residence (Fee includes
shared costs of wifi and utilities)
Worst Things About Montmorillon
Best Things About Montmorillon
- A very beautiful and picturesque area in the countryside
- Locals are extremely friendly
- A great opportunity to improve French language skills
- Very quiet
- Not many young people around
- Difficult to access neighboring towns without a car
Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants
- It is necessary (but worth it!) to put in a bit of effort to find things to do or to get involved in around town.
- There is a train that runs between Limoges and Poitiers, and then from Poitiers, it's possible to reach other places in France.
- It is suggested to buy the TER (local train) 'carte jeune' discount card to be able to travel around the region for half the price.
- There is a local cinema with low-priced tickets for a large range of French and Anglophone films, occasional ballets, and operas.
- As an assistant and a new resident, you get free membership to the Mediathèque which has loads of films, books, newspapers, CDs and DVDs to borrow.