Come and join our authentic farmhouse and enjoy beautiful nature in Besseges, France



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We Will be happy to receive you in the heart of Cévennes in Languedoc-Roussillon .We are in an authentic farmhouse (MAS) in the chestnut forest 1 hour from Nîmes and 30 minutes from Les Gorges de L'Ardèche .You will be surrounded by trees and birds .
    Wonderful walks and fabulous sites to visit : UZES , Pont du Gard , Avignon , Montpellier

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity 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

    we can teach you to cook good dishes from the south of France. we will be available to propose visits of the surroundings with a rich history in the Cévennes, perfect your French.In summer time we have a swimming pool and wonderful picnics to do at the edge of the rivers and for the most greedy we have typical restaurants of the south at the edge of the rivers
    For the winter we can enjoy a good hot chocolate or tea in front of a good fire and beautiful walks in the forest. For those seeking peace there is no better place
    we have an airport in Nimes, Marseille or Montpellier
    and Paris is 3 hours by TGV

  • Help


    we have just moved into an old family farm that deserves work both inside and outside (painting or gardening) we intend to renovate a greater part of the house to make a cottage. There is possibility to maintain the chestnut tree adjoining the house also.we are looking forward to more specific help on small masonry, plumbing, and gardening
    we speak English very badly but are sure to be able to understand us !!!
    we can accommodate a couple or 2 people (several rooms) with lunch and dinner

  • Languages spoken

    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    we have an old house (300 years) in the middle of a magnificent forest of chestnut trees
    we have no neighbors. We are a 50 year old childless couple but many friends
    We have several rooms and we will ensure breakfast, lunch and dinner
    we can leave our kitchen available for us to discover cuisines from elsewhere

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    we depend in the Gard we are close to L 'Ardèche with its gorgeous gorges to do kanoe-kayak
    a great historical past nearby on the religious war between Catholics and Protestants. you will be able to visit the bamboo garden in Anduze famous for its unique bamboo gardens and if you like sweets a visit of the HARIBO factory will be only happiness
    The city of Nîmes with its bullring or the oldest medical school of the world in Montpellier will be accessible by train without problem
    The nearest town is Alès 30 minutes by bus but our village is only 5 minutes by car where you will have a supermarket and other major shops (press, tobacco, butcher, bakery)

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

Host ref number: 411475426185