Lending a hand running a B&B in Tignes, France



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We are a young couple (31 & 32) living in the beautiful village of Tignes Les Brevieres running a B&B/ chalet that has been in the family since the 1980’s.
    Alex is completely bi-lingual (French & English), Roos is completely bi-lingual as well (Dutch & English), both of them take care of the chalet's interior and guests year round.
    We have a Siamese cat (Skye) who is very friendly. If you do not like cats or are allergic to cats this is not the workaway for you.
    We also have dogs visiting every now and then and we are open to having well behaved, cat friendly workaways doggies here.

    For this summer 2019 we are ideally looking for a single person or a couple who fancies helping us out in our B&B. If you come alone you should know that the village can get a bit quiet sometimes so you will need to be able to entertain yourself.
    We would mainly need help with cleaning (rooms and common areas) and laundry. Experience in these fields is a plus but not a must.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Language practice. Life skills. Building skills. Learning about the local area. We can also give advice to anyone who wishes to do a ski season. Great for bikers and hikers!

  • Help


    We will consider any application at any time period for the following:
    Host: help clean, make up rooms/ bathrooms and service
    Handyman: someone who's handy and can fix some little bits and bobs around the house

    IMPORTANT: We'd require all workaways to give additional time towards general household help around the chalet.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English (Fluent French by Alex)

  • Accommodation


    You will be staying in a two bedroom apartment at the rear of the main chalet. This has a lounge, bathroom and small kitchenette.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are based in the wonderful Espace Killy resort that has lots of activities great for escaping the city. In the village there is plenty of hiking, mountain biking, tennis, pentaque and for keen cyclists we are in cycling distance to a number of mountain Cols including the Col D'Iseran and Petit St Bernard. There are lots of climbing spots and fantastic white water rafting a short trip down the road. There is a French bar in the village that is always open.

    We always try and work out a work plan that is flexible and fair, so you can enjoy those amazing activities in a beautiful alpine paradise.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 128474931228