Come experience life in a yurt in beautiful and wild Auvergne, France

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  • Last activity: 29 Feb 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Hi there!
    My name is Léna, I am a 35 years old artist who lives in a preserved place in France. The place is wild, surrounded with forest and beautiful landscapes. It's pretty remote but there is a very nice little town 20 minutes away, rivers and lakes, walking's a simple place full of nature and birds singing!
    Last summer I bought a 5000m2 piece of land with magnificent old trees and a little river running down it, and I've built a yurt on it. I live a very happy life in this beautiful place since November but now that spring is back, there is lots to do!
    I have a dog and a cat who are the sweetest to be honest, I live off the grid and I am aiming for more sufficiency. I sometimes have to go away on weekends for my work but you could either have the yurt for yourself or come with me and my friend!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    First of all you'll learn how to build a whole lot of things, a bit of gardening etc... I used to be a nature guide so I could easily share some knowledge I have about plants and birds etc ...
    I would also be happy to show you around, introduce you to a lot of different people doing a lot of interesting projects in the area, go for walks, music, swims etc.

  • Help


    I am currently working on the outside, gardening mainly and I will be happy to share the little knowledge I have with you but I will also be happy to learn! You will be learning how to build many things, , some wood making etc. Basically that will be some sawing, drilling, hammering, planting, weeding and washing dishes :)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    I would be happy to improve my spanish or German in exchange of some french or English

  • Accommodation


    You will have a double size bed in the yurt, I am sleeping on the mezzanine just atop so you have to know there is not much intimassy, and be fine with it... If needed you can also plant a tent on the land.
    I don't have running water, there is a shower etc... But it's from rain water and it has to be used preciously as I don't have this much. Otherwise we can always go and get some at the river down the land.

  • 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

    I have some flat space where you can put your van if needed

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected


Host ref number: 288135849573

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