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Come and enjoy life close to one of the biggests lakes in Sweden Vättern while helping us around the house.

  • Sweden
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  • Last activity: 27 Feb 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a couple living in a beautiful spot by the lake Vättern in Sweden. Helena is working part time in the library/tourist information. Erik is doing some woodworking in the neighborhood. We are situated between Gothenburg and Stockholm. We are growing organic vegetables trying to become self sufficient. We live in e tiny village close to a bitter village 3 km away where they have a nice bakery/café and some restaurants, library and small shops. There is a hiking trial just outside us -it leads to a big hilly trailarea Omberg. Vättern is nice for swimming and diving summertime.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Helena is working part time in the library/tourist information and has a lot of information about craft and food producers in the area. We are also doing yoga and meditation at home and are more than happy to share that with you if you are interested. If you are interested in trail running you are at the right place!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need help with cutting wood for the winter and weeding.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    In your own privat small hut. Its comfortable and basic. You will get supply for breakfast and dinner and we eat the lunch together. You are more than welcome to cook at lunch if you would like!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It is also lots of possibilities for trekking around the neighborhood and there is a canoe available at the lake nearby.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 697543786333

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