Homestay Hérault, France

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Assistance running a Bnb is required

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
14 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
12 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
3 weeks

The Experience

I would like help with cleaning rooms, preparing breakfast and welcoming guests. I would also like some help with small painting and home improvement jobs.

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  • Intermediate English or Beginner French
  • Between 20 and 60 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or partners)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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27 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 14 Get in touch with nature
  • 12 Immersing in the local culture
  • 12 Meeting locals
  • 9 Practicing English
  • 7 Meeting international travelers
  • 5 Developing social awareness

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 6 12. Responsible consumption and production
  • 2 4. Quality education
  • 2 13. Climate action

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I stayed with Michele for two weeks and it was a very lovely time! I loved my room and was provided breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday! It was a great way to connect with nature and everyone I met was very friendly. I felt very safe in the town and neighboring towns. Taking care of things around the B&B was very easy and I enjoyed it a lot! I would recommend staying with Michele to anyone, she did a great job of making me feel welcome and was a wealth of information for me!

8 days ago



My stay at Michele's has been truely amazing! The work was not hard to do and everything was as agreed :) The location is amazing, especially if you like move in nature (Michele has a bike and cool hiking spots close by). But there's also bigger cities you can get to by bus and train! I will miss this little corner of the world with all it's inhabitants, including Lucy (the dog), Tybby&Zoey (the cats) and of course Michele 🫶🏻

about 2 months ago



Michele, along with Lucy, Toby and Zoe, have hosted me really well. The private bedroom and the wifi are amazing. Besides that La Vaniere is located in a beautiful (I mean really beautiful! I have been to Patagonia and this place is as beautiful as) regional park named Langedoc. We can ride Michele's bike to many cities around through the bike lane (Voie Vert) that is among the hills and along the river orb. I highly recommend the stay, specially if you want to learn and practice languages and if you enjoy nature. ❤️

3 months ago



Michele is a very sweet person and I loved the time I spent there. The work is not hard to do and she really follows the working hours according to the platform. She is also very flexible about that. I definitely recommend her place. I will miss Michele, Lucy, Tiby and Zoe (her animals) and the small village she lives in.

4 months ago

Michele replied

Thank you, Gabriela. It was such a pleasure to have you here - you are truly an exceptional young woman! Thank you for everything you did for me and the animals - we miss you!



My time with Michele was such a wonderful experience, I decided to stay an extra week! From the moment I got there I was welcomed and looked after and I am so grateful to say I now have a home away from home ❤️ Michele was very flexible with hours and tasks. None of the work was too difficult, everything was well explained. Thank you Michele for your kindness, our wonderful discussions, good company (including your human and furry friends), delicious food and a wonderful two weeks. I miss you all already and I'll be back ❤️

7 months ago

Michele replied

Thank you again, Sophie! Tybby misses you lots, as do I, and you know you are very welcome here at any time!

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