Stay with us near Paris and help us with gardening!


The Exchange

We are hosts in a region close to Paris and we welcome you in the old style in a stately home on the edge of a quiet village. Every day is different, whether outdoors - taking care of a hectare of the park, vegetable garden (old varieties of vegetables) orchard, and going by bicycle to the market in the next city - be it within traditional cuisine, jams, organic life ... You will have plenty of free time to explore the surroundings!


What you offer

15 hours of help per week

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

1 day off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.


Requirements

Intermediate English or Beginner French

Between 20 and 80 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Every day is different, whether it is outside - tending a hectare of the park, vegetable garden (old vegetable varieties) orchard, and going by bike to the market in the next town - or inside for traditional cuisine, jams, organic life ...

The host closest to Paris only welcomes you in antique-filled rooms of a manor house. Every day’s activity is different, whether it’s outdoors - maintaining or garden/kitchen garden, orchard, and small wood, feeding dove... many activities!


Activities & Shift

Gardening tasks according to the season, general maintenance tasks


Rules

Fixed meals hours/host doesn't communicate outside participative work hours