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Hostel La Salle de Vihiers, France

3 reviews3

Come live with us to our Castle and help us with the guest

High demand host
This host has received 6 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with the locals
2 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We are the Chevalier family, we own a château which welcomes guests in rooms as well as in two lodgings; you will be able to help us in the operation of our activity which sometimes requires us a lot of help in the summer season and in the low season more of the maintenance especially outside, in the park and the forest. We are in the countryside 2 km from a small village and 10 km from amenities.

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  • Beginner French or Beginner English
  • Between 20 and 60 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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3 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

2 Meeting locals

2 Immersing in the local culture

1 Practicing English

1 Meeting international travelers

1 Get in touch with nature



An incredible experience, Annick, Bruno, Meme and their children are very good people, the tasks are simple and they always work with you. the chateau is beautiful. very good food :) . you are going to have fun and learn French. everyone here makes you feel at home, a highly recommended place. Thank you so much for everything!

10 months ago



Words would fail me to describe how magnificent this place is. I learned so many things, including the French language, something I never imagined. The landscape is unique, a castle in full relationship with nature, the meals are so good , and the family is amazing, they are one of the most loving and generous people that I met in Europe, they make you feel part of the family. I only can say infinitely thank the Chevalier family, each and every one of them, they are all exceptional, I definitely hope to see you again, a big hug and until next time!

12 months ago



Château le breil es el mejor lugar. Es mi hogar y ellos son como mi familia. Annick es una mujer muy motivada y fuerte, gracias a ella aprendí hablar francés, en si la familia Chevalier se quedaron con mi corazón y siento que es mutuo. Nos entendemos tan bien que todo se dio muy fluido. Se trabaja y se descansa bastante, es un lugar maravilloso y son personas muy buenas. Gracias por todo y nos vemos pronto!

12 months ago

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