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****LAST MINUTE SEARCH!
At the moment we are really looking for some handy people to help us out in the month of September with preparing the farm for winter (fixing, doing some concrete, roof fixing, putting up new gutters...) NO HELP NEEDED WITH THE HORSES AT THE MOMENT****
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Do you want to experience life on a farm in Normandy?
You have come to the right place!
We very much appreciate all kinds of help and in general on our farm we are searching for:
- People who consider themself handy are always welcome
- People who don’t mind to get their hands dirty and help us with the general maintenance of our farm
- People who have a love for horses and like to help us out with taking care of our own horses (Lusitano’s and Thoroughbreds)
Who are we?
Welcome to our home! We are a French-Spanish family and together with our horses we live in an amazing very characteristic farm from the 17th century. Except the horses, our family consist of 2 inside cats, 4 outside cats, some chickens and our rooster.
The nearest village (Le Molay-Littry) is just 5 km away from our place and it has it’s own trainstation. A trainride of 5 minutes will take you tot he beautiful and historical city of Bayeux with various shops and restaurants and the very well known Tapestry of Hastings.
Only 20 km away from the farm there is the sea with it’s famous D-Day beaches.
How to get here?
The closest big city is Caen which can easily be reached from Paris by bus (+- 3hours) or train (+- 2hours). From Caen you then hop onto a train to Bayeux or Le Molay-Littry and we will meet you at the trainstation.
Looking forward to meet and work with you!
All the best and happy travel!
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
French, English and Spanish spoken.
Not far from major touristic areas: D-Day beaches (10 kms) and Bayeux (15 kms) in Normandy for tourism (Omaha Beach, Arromanches and his artificial port, American Cementery, Tapestry of Bayeux , Caen city and the Memorial, Pointe du Hoc).
Other D-Days beaches 20 to 40 kms (Juno, Sword, Utah and Gold). Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey ( 115kms)
Discovery of the life of a farm (inseminations in season, birth of foals)
Titouan has an university degree in foreign languages, literature and civilizations and has always had a great interest into sharing his passion for French. Lessons in French, Spanish or English can be arranged :)
Skills with gardening, painting, woodwork ...
For people that want to help us out with our horses, we can only accept experienced horse people to help with anything more than the daily cleaning and feeding. This is for safety reasons since we have mostly mares with foals and yearlings.
Private or shared (2 persons) rooms in the house and a shared bathroom. There is a seperate living area for the volunteers and all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) we eat together.
Very close to to D-Day beaches (Second World War). Omaha, Juno, Sword, Gold, Utah beaches.
Mont St Michel one hour driving.
Points of interest: city of Bayeux (15 Kms) with Tapestry of Hastings and Caen (30kms) with Memorial for the Peace .
American Cementery of Omaha.
9 kms from seaside Omaha beach.
Forbe's castle in Balleroy located 6 kms from the house.
Normandy Swiss 60 kms with canoe kayak, climbing , Hackett jump base, and others.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day in two periods/ 5 days a week
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