Hello, we are Francis and Myriam, young retirees who welcomes you, at Ussac a small village near Brive-la-Gaillarde in the center of France between Limoges and Toulouse, or in our holiday home, in a small village near Carcassonne (south west of France , between Toulouse and Montpellier), according to the seasons. We propose cultural and linguistic exchange and the pleasure of making you discover the French culture, history, geography and gastronomy.
We need a little bit of help in the house, in the garden, some light outside work in and around our two houses. We want to improve our english and we can teach you french. We will show you Carcassonne and Brive-la-Gaillarde. The real France!!!!
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We will show you cultural sites and need help with the preparation of meals.
A few special skills are expected of you, only good humour, a hand if necessary for the maintenance of the house and the garden depending on the season and scheduled work.
A room and bathroom will be at your disposal for yourself.
Your free time in Ussac can be spent visiting small picturesque towns like Brive la Gaillarde, Collonges La Rouge, Turenne, Sarlat, Limoges, Lascaux caves, museums markets, lakes etc. In Carcassonne, the discovery of the medieval city and the canal du midi (UNESCO World Heritage sites), Mediterranean beaches, Cathar castles and caves, vineyards and wineries.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week