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Town or City: Argent sur Sauldre
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 20
Persons: 1 or couple
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 96361
Region: Centre, France

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Nous sommes une ferme équestre située en Sologne au nord du Berry. Nous sommes en rase campagne, assez éloignés du village.
Nous cherchons des bénévoles habiles de leurs mains ou bons cavaliers.

We live in a sparsely populated area called Berry located in the center of France between Orléans (60km) and Bourges (50km). The closest city is Gien, 27km away.
Just west is the county called Sologne, where nature is all around, though we are at only 2 hours from Paris. East is the Sancerre valley.
We are looking for handy volunteers or good riders.

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FRANCAIS

Je suis conseillère chez ProWin, praticienne Shiatsu et Reiki sur chevaux et humains. Nous ne faisons plus du tourisme équestre notre métier. Mais nous avons toujours de nombreux animaux et en particulier des chevaux. Nous faisons un peu de reproduction avec notre étalon, nous avons des poulains et des jeunes chevaux à travailler.

TRAVAIL :
Nous accueillons des bénévoles pour 15 jours minimum. Ils sero... more inside

            



Town or City: Saché
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0,5
Persons: 6
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 99478
Region: Centre, France

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I am working on transitioning towards permaculture and setting up a food forest. I'm also building a big solar food dehydrator, a houseboat and a troglodyte house.

You can come when you want, for the time you want. There is always something to do here! Welcome!

I can understand french, english, polish, and romanian.

            



Town or City: Descartes
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 95909
Region: Centre, France

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Bienvenue dans la campagne d'Indre et Loire !

Notre maison familiale se situe à Descartes, ville natale du grand philosophe René Descartes.
C'est une ancienne maison rénovée avec un beau parc. Nous avons un grand terrain, des poules, des canards et aussi un vergé biologique avec un chalet.

Je parle anglais mais je souhaite m'améliorer pour mes études. Ma famille parle principalement le français. Nous sommes facile à vivre. L'ambiance est sympa et détendue. J'ai voyagé dans plusieurs pays : Australie, Canada et en Europe.

Nous habitons dans une jolie petite vallée, avec une rivière, de jolies plaines et des forêts. La nature est magnifique. Il y a des médecins, magasins, boulangeries ...

Nous sommes à 50 minutes de Tours et à 50 minutes de Poitiers. Il y a la gare de Port-de-Piles à 15 minutes. La ligne H1 "Rémi" qui relie Tours - Descartes en bus. Je peux me déplacer pour venir vous chercher.

Il y a beaucoup d'activités à faire ici selon ce que vous aimez : r... more inside

      



Town or City: Mainvilliers
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.1
Persons: 1 or couple
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 54492
Region: Centre, France

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Hi, I'm a French citizen having a nice medium sized house in the close vicinity of Chartres, a somewhat touristy small sized city. I'm into traveling myself a lot, and have some family duties that constraint me and my wife to be away for big period of time and I would like someone to manage my AirBNB activities on long term periods (3 to several months) in this family house while I'm abroad.

I speak a very decent English, and French is my mother-tongue.

HARD REQUIREMENTS

We sadly won't accept any helpers that wouldn't
be able to meet these constraints:
- basic french skill
- basic english skill
- 3 months stay at least (more is better)
- be up around 7:30 nearly all days

More info in the following...

WORK

To some extent, I'd like to give you the full management of the renting activity. I have 4 room rented in the same house and when full, it might represent up to 2-3 hours/day, 7 days a week with a very variable amount of work, usually much less to previous fi... more inside

            



Town or City: LIGNAC
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 18
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 86325
Region: Centre, France

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GUARDIEN ANGELS NEEDED FOR SMALL EQUINE RESCUE SANCTUARY IN CENTRAL FRANCE.

WONDERFUL LONG STAY OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE LA BELLE VIE EN FRANCE FOR THREE MONTHS OR MORE.

** PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A COUPLE AND HAVE EXPERIENCE HANDLING HORSES **

Bonjour everyone,

We run a small registered non profit charity. A peaceful haven for neglected, abandoned equines situated in the beautiful Brenne natural park in central France. We currently have 26 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys all now living the good life on 18ha. The majority are old and cannot be re-homed and will live out their lives here, but we do have some youngsters too. Despite the neglect many have suffered, they are all super friendly and just love being fussed over. Everyone lives out all year round in either twos or small groups and we make sure they are all pampered and happy. We also have ducks, chickens and three rescue pigs. This is animal paradise.

We would love for a horsey couple, young or acti... more inside

            



Town or City: La Celle-Guenand
All Year: From May to October
Area (ha): 4
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 7903
Region: Centre, France

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Immerse yourself in rural France... we are off the beaten track in the southern Loire Valley, near the historic town of Ligueil. Our 15th century house is at the heart of a very small medieval village. We have a local store with a bar, but that`s it! Bigger shops and restaurants can be found in Loches (about 20 mins away by car). From Paris the nearest mainline railway station is in Tours. There is also an international Airport at Tours (serviced by RyanAir). The bus which will deliver you to our village leaves from the centre of Tours and takes an hour to get here.

We are not wealthy people, just very fortunate to find such a special place to live. And we are committed to ensuring this ancient building is in good repair so it lasts another 600 years. We mostly do the work ourselves, and we run a part-time `bed and breakfast` business to help pay the bills (open from May to October). Like all old buildings there is always something to be done, so we could do with some assistance... more inside

            



Town or City: Belabre
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 15
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 14142
Region: Centre, France

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We have moved from Turkey where we hosted 70 HelpXs over 5 years. All of the reviews below prior to 2017 are with reference to that listing. We aim to continue our animal rescue and organic permaculture here in France.

We have a copse to restore and gardens to establish so there is plenty to keep us occupied. A lot of hedgerow maintenance.
We are a rescue Centre for donkeys and so there are always on going projects.

We would require our helpers to have a good sense of humour and common sense and to be adaptable as life here is less than predictable. We never know what the day will throw at us and so are wary of making too many plans!

We would also require and trust helpers to keep their more than adequate accommodation clean and tidy and leave it as they found it and respect our home. We are VERY particular about this as we have been left with appalling conditions to clean up on a number of occasions.

We would like help for 6 hours a day for 5 days then 2 days off. We... more inside

      



Town or City: Aigurande
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.5
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 95802
Region: Centre, France

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We are at the very early stages of this permaculture project, and our vision is still taking shape.

Inspired by the Healing Field at Glastonbury Festival, I have long wanted to create a permanent equivalent where people can come for healing, and therapists can work in a naturally beautiful place.
I have also wanted to live in France since my 11th birthday, and it felt natural to me to look here for the right piece of land, which eventually came along after 9 years' searching. I bought the land and buildings in 2012, and have gradually developed it so that it is more habitable than before, although there is still plenty to do. Life took many twists and turns in the meantime, and I moved here this May 2019 with my beloved, Aurore.

'en temps voulu' ('all in good time') is a place of beauty, magic and healing, with minimum negative impact and maximum positive influence on our environment.
We envision a verdant, colourful, beautiful, multi-sensory garden and grounds here in Bouc... more inside

            



Town or City: HUISMES
All Year: september, october
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 1 or 2 (couple)
Category: Other
Host ID: 5288
Region: Centre, France

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HI everybody,

Our family doesn't increase but our children grows up and claime for their own private room. So it's time to plan a new step of work and we hope and expect new volunteers to help us.
Next months, I have decided to have a break in my teaching job, middle life crisis, so this time will be a great opportunity to invest this new self building project.
In a first time, a wood structure will be get up, so it could be the program if you are travelling around in France.

We would like to receive 1 or 2 people with enthusiasm and energy who looks for opportunities to learn about technics of construction for 5 hours of daily work.
Volunteers will stay in a wood trailer with wireless broad connection to Internet. Meals cooked with organic food are taken together.

Our house is located close to castles of Loire, on the famous vineyard of Chinon. The environment is very quiet without being isolated (5 min by bicycle from village with bars and shops). What's more? We ha... more inside

            



Town or City: Montrouveau
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 94011
Region: Centre, France

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Hello dear helpers,

I am Mathilde 33 years old from France.

After having been helper while traveling, I am now setteling down, in France.

I am Helping Hélène and Daniel with their beautiful farm. Hélène is from Quebec, she is a singer and animals lover, Daniel can built anything, they are both very nice and funny.

I do illustrations, yoga and acroyoga.

We need more help, specially at this time to process food. They own a beautiful farm, with a huge vegetable garden, many fruits trees and animals.

Basically We need help in the garden,with plants, vegetables. Food processing. Taking care of animals. Maintaining fences. Building and renovating here and there.

About 3h or work per Day Will do.
We 'll provide food, confortable room, and share meals. Also wifi.

Week-ends free.

We 'll adapt with what you want do, and what needs to be done. We are open and flexible.

It is a nice place to be.

You are very welcome to stay here for a day to see and feel. ... more inside

            

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