Join our family in the beautiful Mountain area of Vosges, renowned for biking, hiking and paragliding, France



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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    Dear Travellers, Our family has settled in the beautiful Mountain area of Vosges renowned for biking, hiking and paragliding. We are in the middle of rebuilding an old Farmhouse at the same time as we are raising our three beautiful children in a peaceful and relaxed way of living far from stress and pressure. Our project includes sustainable construction but not only! It is also about sharing and giving travellers a space for creativity. A space for art and crafting around the property according to your personal skills. It is also about offering time for our children (two boys 7, nearly 5 and one girl 1 and a half years old) who are home schooled and raised in a spirit of respecting their needs and amazing abilities even at a very young age. We create or let them have part in activities for them to become autonomous, conscious and responsible. They are bilingual german and french and would love to have native german speakers to sustain their language skills but are also very very curious to learn other languages! So one of our wishes would be babysit in a kind of special way which supposes to teach them some of your creative skills.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    My partner is a contemporary dancer, as for my self I am a singer, musician, dancer, and foremost a Doula ( womenempowerment for birth and motherhood). We have travelled for many years to many places. We have got to share all these beautiful experience that have made us so riche as well as all our art skills. You can learn specific building skills and also about gardening. If you have a specific interest you can learn about natural birth and childcare.
    You are welcome to join us in our weekly activities and learn from a slightly "different" way of living.
    Ski resorts are near by as well as bike parks (30min) walks and hikes start straight outside our house. Biking through the forest around our village is also an option. Paragliding is also a famous activity around the place as well as visiting old silvermines.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    building a treehouse
    building a sauna with clay and natural materials
    babysitting, child care
    gardening, vegetable garden as well as planting flowers
    genral help with eco project
    help around the house

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will have your own room or shared if two travellers happen to be here at the same time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Children and families are welcome.!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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