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Help greening my garden while exploring Puivert, Cathar country, the home of the Troubadours in south west France

  • France
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  • Last activity: 18/12/2022



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    I live in a small village in a beautiful part of France. The house is traditional stone build with terrace and 6,000 sq metres of orchard, forest and potager. The local environment is spectacular with many natural features. We are on a long distance walking route called the sentier Cathare so many of our clients are walkers. The area is also regarded as one of the best in France for cycling. The Mediteranean is one and a half hours drive away. The village has a swimming lake with a beach, a bar serving locally produced real ales and in summer a couple of restaurants lakeside.

    I need help with maintaining the large garden including growing vegtables, keeping the grounds neat and tidy and full of flowers. An interest in ecology would be an asset. Work times can be just mornings leaving the rest of the day free to explore this beautiful area.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The village is part of Cathare Country, the seat of the renaissance, so offers a unique cultural experience. There is an active bar just along the road with locally produced ales and often musical entertainment. The area has many outstanding natural features and is a haven for cyclists and walkers. Both French and English are widely spoken so the opportunity for improving in both these languages exists.

  • Help


    I need a person to help me with the garden, which has both fruit and vegtables. An interest in ecology so we work in a green and environmentally friendly way would be an asset.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    The house has 4 rooms for guests (5 if needed) but has separate accommodation for family and workawayers in the same building.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    Just mornings.

Host ref number: 947242829953



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