Homestay Melrand, France

31 reviews31

Help restore a small house and live close to nature!

Connect with nature
8 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with the locals
8 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.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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 lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
10 weeks

The Experience

We are going through a turbulent time so the peace and way of life that I offer will be very welcome to many travelers. Some building work still going on, mostly finishing work and painting. Always some gardening to do! All while you enjoy good healthy food and walks in the surrounding forest. English language practice is available! Usually, there may be events to help at, many local events ask for volunteers and I enjoy helping others!

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate French
  • Between 21 and 38 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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31 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




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How this experience will transform you

  • 8 Get in touch with nature
  • 8 Meeting locals
  • 6 Immersing in the local culture
  • 6 Practicing English
  • 5 Learning about sustainability
  • 4 Developing environmental awareness

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 3 12. Responsible consumption and production
  • 3 15. Life on land

United States


David was a very generous host and taught me a lot about cooking , gardening, and life in brittany! We went to tons of festivals and local events as well as the beach. My experience was great and I highly recommend if you're looking for something immersive and enjoy nature.

3 months ago



A good experience when with another volunteer so you had a friend to do things with, was a bit lonely when it was just me.

6 months ago



This was my first WP experience and it went pretty well! This WP is great if you want to be in touch with a simple environnement, good food, meeting locals and nature. It is a really small town in Brittany, and no public transport. Of you enjoy walking in the forest it's perfect. We worked a lot in the garden. In case of heavy rain, the program changes and is weather appropriate. Need to be flexible and don't be shy of taking initiative. David is nice, and loves meeting new people. Also he always try to have two volunteers at the same time, makes it fun!

6 months ago



This experience was amazing, I loved every minute of it! David was a perfect host and the place was lovely Working was fun and I learnt a lot, the free time was impeccable as well, lots of fun activities and adorable people! if you're looking to get in touch with sustainability and nature in very social environment this is the right experience for you!

10 months ago

United States


I really enjoyed my stay at the home. Good food, good people, and good works are certainly a recipe for a good time. Definitely a great first experience with World Packers for me!

about 1 year ago

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