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Hosts in France (1927) - Page 80 of 193


Town or City: Sourdeval, Normandy
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): .75
Persons: 1-2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 3472
Country: France

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We are an English family living in France, working parents, with one child at home. We live just outside a small market about 1 hour away from Mont St Michel & Caen, 1.5 hrs from port of Cherbourg, 3 hours from Paris....

I now run an English shop epicerie & make cakes and help is often needed here. When at home we need help mostly with gardening, some decorating and general housework but there's lots of time off. You would be included as another family member, with your own room, or if there's more of you I have a gite which is available occasionally. Use of internet also available(wifi)......

I am becoming very busy with work and events, and most of our previous helpers have enjoyed quite a lot of social time with us and friends. Once the daily jobs are done, some meal prep & now tearoom prep, there's loads of time left for you!!!! The only thing we don't like is people wasting our time, if you are fun, enjoy having a laugh, hardworking, non smoking, interested in people, ... more inside

          



Town or City: St Laurent d'Olt
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1 hectare
Persons: 2 personnes
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 26109
Country: France

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URGENT! For june !! looking for a dynamic and independent person (speaking a bit of French).
It would be mainly to help me cleaning, since i'm getting the place ready for the season.
Here is the regular announce :I am living in a historical house, in the middle of the forest (5Km away from the village of St Laurent d'Olt) 45min driving from Millau, Rodez (airport), and Mende.
Ideal place for people loving nature and quiete places. There are plenty of hinking trails around the house.The tasks can be odd jobs (painting, helping to some building), gardening (I am starting a permaculture garden), fit the garden out, cleaning.
I speak a bit Spanish, and a very little English.
It's a good place for you if you want to learn French and have an experience of the real France.
Looking forward hearing from you !
Béa :)

URGENT.
Bonjour,Je recherche des personnes pour juin dynamiques et volontaires qui parlent un peu Français,principalement pour m'aider au ménage, bricolage, et sur... more inside

            



Town or City: connac
All Year: NO
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 16623
Country: France

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We are a family of three (one child of 10 years old), Eric is working as nurse, and Christine as therapist. We are living in aveyron, near the river tarn (15mn by foot), village 10km distant.
We live in a small house, and can propose an "open" house for accomodation.
The accomodation are basic, and that why, the period to visit us is only from may till end of september.

We need help with:
-renovation.
-gardening.
-participation for cleaning and maintaining the household.
-cutting wood for the fireplace.
-take care of the sheeps and monkey

If you like to live in a french no man land, with nature around you...this is the place.


          



Town or City: Aulon
All Year: seasonal
Area (ha): .6
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 86061
Country: France

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Hi, we are Mike and Nancy, a Canadian couple, residing in France. About two years ago we moved to Aulon, a small village between Saint Gaudens and Aurignac in Haute Garonne. We found an unloved house, to make home and bare land to build gardens. The goal is to live as naturally as possible in a modern world with permaculture principles as our guide.

We are trying to achieve self-sustainability in the long run, and much work is to be done. So far we have the gardens and green house planted, for fresh veggies this summer. We have our first brood of baby chickens, offering plenty of free range eggs. The fruit trees are in bloom. The two pigs are doing ground work clearing land and our two cats, Tesla and Honcho are our best friends and do nothing but eat and sleep (Enjoying the good life). Nancy mostly does the gardens and could always use help. I do the renovations (with Nancy’s help), and there’s a lot to renovate!

We are looking for capable help in July to assist us ... more inside

            



Town or City: Monein
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3,5 hectares
Persons: up to 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 86056
Country: France

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Our farmhouse from 1680 is situated on a hill top next to a forest on 9 Acres. We are setting up the property in a permaculture way; organic, raised beds, a crater-garden and a food forest. We are waiting for the permit to start a permaculture camping with some cabins and tree-houses. We are restoring the house in the traditional/green way, use reclaimed oak and chestnut beams and carved stones from an old ruin and work with lime, stone, clay and insulation from natural materials. We will make a greenhouse, chicken pen, pony stable, swimming pond and a petting zoo. We love our work, vegetarian food, and jamming around the camp-fire. Activities include: green building, organic vegetable garden, and forestry. We are a family with two small children and we enjoy our time with volunteers!
Recreation: Pyrenees mountains, ocean beach, swimming in a river.
We speak French, English, Dutch, German and some Italian.
please come and go during the weekends, but if that`s difficult let ... more inside

  



Town or City: St Michel de Montaigne
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3.2
Persons: 1-10
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 39840
Country: France

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Bonjour, kia ora and hi. We are Sara, Jeremy, 15 year old Elijah and dogs, Nyx and Lion and chickens, so far, hope for sheep soon. We are kiwis and British and have found a new home here in the sunny south west of France at the Moulin. It is on 8 acres of land, some woods, a river and pond, there are quite a few fruit trees, and a newly and very fast growing vegetable garden.
We have so much wildlife, frogs, bird, lizards, even salamanders. Our environment is pretty intact so the eco-system on our land is flourishing. It's wonderful and w etry and minimally impact on it.

For the last 3 years we have been tending and taming and renovating. This year we want to focus our fruit and veg.
Being somewhat sustainable is a goal so our chickens are part of that, as well as being lucky enough to have the fruit trees and good soil for our veg..
We will love to have help end of summer, early-autumn for fruit picking and help making jams and chutneys. We hate wasting food. Similarly our w... more inside

      



Town or City: Puymoyen
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.25
Persons: 1 or a couple
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 23001
Country: France

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Bilingual British family based on the edge of beautiful Angoulême need help to tackle a big garden project in a non smoking household.
Jobs include clearing of one overgrown section, creation of planting beds, some tree lopping and general maintenance.

We are 5km from pretty Angouleme centre with excellent bus links direct to the town centre and 100m from large oak woods.
Very quiet location but still in close proximity to civilisation.
1h45 from Paris and 40 minutes from Bordeaux by TGV.

Wifi, French and British TV, sightseeing offered in return for your work. Vegetarian and special diets can be catered for. Bike hire can be arranged. Small pool for cooling off in the summer heat. Wonderful log fire and truffle hunting in the winter months
Family includes 2 small dogs and a cat.
Accommodation in a comfortable bedroom with a double bed


      



Town or City: Montpouillan
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 5
Persons: 1
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 86018
Country: France

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[English description below]

Bienvenue à tous !
Nous sommes la famille Dubouilh, installés en maraîchage biologique depuis 2014. Nous possédons une serre de 6500m² où nous y cultivons des légumes de saison toute l`année. Nous avons aussi 5ha dehors mais une toute petite partie est cultivée. Nous hébergeons aussi 60 poules pondeuses dans un poulailler fait maison, ainsi que des poulets de chair.

Nous sommes une grande famille recomposée. Certains d`entre nous ne sont pas présents quotidiennement. Voici donc : Léandre et Sophie, ainsi que Charlotte (22 ans), Émilie (20 ans), Louise (17 ans), Clément (16 ans), Lucile (13 ans), Manon (13 ans), Rémy (12 ans) et Anaëlle (8 ans). Ainsi que le chien et les deux chats.
Nous travaillons tous deux dans un magasin alimentaire biologique en complément de nos travaux d`agriculteurs.

Nous souhaitons partager notre lieu d`épanouissement et de travail. Nous aimerions pouvoir échanger autour de thèmes comme l`écologie, le r... more inside

            



Town or City: CAHUZAC
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.5
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 8743
Country: France

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HELP WITH GARDENING, TREE SURGERY, ANIMALS, COMMUNITY PROJECT, CARPENTRY, PLUMBING

I would like some help with tree surgery,carpentry, plumbing and as always I need help to keep my garden in order.

Also, some help with our community project. The next stages are maintaining flower beds in the village square and work on our nature trail.

I live in a recently constructed small wooden ecological house in the heart of the small friendly village of Cahuzac. The village has two classed historical monuments, the chateau and the church. Cahuzac also has a historical link with the first French governor of Quebec in the fifteenth century.

I am looking for helpers who will be attracted to this lovely little bit of paradise and who wish to contribute not only to my own garden and house but also to the small village community in which I live.

HELP WITH GARDENING
Some of my trees are in need of some surgery if you have the skills to do this.
I have a beautiful flower and produ... more inside

            



Town or City: Crèvecoeur-le-Grand.
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1.
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 59877
Country: France

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FRENCH, RENOVATION, RENOVATE, GARDEN, PRIVATE BEDROOM, BIG FAMILY, AUTONOMY, VEGETABLES, HOUSE, LITTLE CITY, HELP, COOK


If you want live some days with my grand-mother and speak french, it's a good place for you!

You can find garden work and renovation work.

Sometimes you can speak english or german with her little children if you see them,

Good summer!


PS: You can phone my grand-mother for to have precision or try your french,there are one airport and train station in Beauvais.

            

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