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Discover French culture and learn Blacksmithing, Stone masonry through renovating a chateau and eco building in Mejannes le Clap, France

  • France
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  • Last activity: 4 Dec 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks



  • Description


    December 23 January 24
    We are looking for house keepers!

    We renovate our 13th/18th century's old château with 10 hectares of land
    Participate in these activities and learn traditional crafts like blacksmithing, stone masonry
    Minimum stay; 21 days

    We answer to ALL of your requests within a few HOURS max!
    You'll get a positive or negative answer almost mediately
    Every request is inducting people work in order to read, analyse your profile, discuss with our team , checking the planning etc
    So please don't waste our time by just asking, checking the feasibility, or asking more than one host every time, behind the internet or your screen there are real people with limited time.
    When we get a request, spend time analyzing it, and finally answer positively, we don't appreciate at all to get a no! just because you've checked more options in the same time.
    By wasting our time, you are ruining this amazing system

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    French culture is everywhere, from 2 hours lunch break through meeting of real French people until all the French local cultural events & monuments that are everywhere
    Minimum stay; 21 days minimum plz

  • Help


    There is a lot to do over here; pruning trees, moving stones, eco renovation etc. Let us know how you can help.
    While helping you'll learn some DIY techniques
    Minimum stay;21 days plz
    We are not looking for any business related help and we are only looking for home and garden help.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    In a small independent cottage,with kitchen & shower
    Food is provided for 3 meals a day

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many very nice treks and beautiful places around here.
    It is a very touristic area, there is an endless options in order to discover the area

    The closest public transport arrives to SAINT AMBROIX (buses) or ALES and BAGNOLS SUR CEZE (trains)we will fetch you from there

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a lot of space so you can park without any difficulties

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week

Host ref number: 13714284224b

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