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Villefranche-sur-Saône, France

Arriving at home in the summer

Arriving at home in the summer

Villefranche centre

Villefranche centre

Villefranche covered market

Villefranche covered market

The village of Jarnioux, seen from a footpath, 9 km away

The village of Jarnioux, seen from a footpath, 9 km away

The Beaujolais hills

The Beaujolais hills

A village in Beaujolais

A village in Beaujolais

La Dombes

La Dombes

The river Saône in Lyon

The river Saône in Lyon

The river Saône in Lyon

The river Saône in Lyon

Painted wall of the Canuts 2013  Croix Rousse hill

Painted wall of the Canuts 2013 Croix Rousse hill

Basilique de Fourvière seen from place Bellecour

Basilique de Fourvière seen from place Bellecour

Walking along the river Rhône in Lyon

Walking along the river Rhône in Lyon

Lyon from Fourvière hill

Lyon from Fourvière hill

A painted wall in Lyon

A painted wall in Lyon

Fourvière basilica

Fourvière basilica

Arriving at home in the summer Villefranche centre Villefranche covered market The village of Jarnioux, seen from a footpath, 9 km away The Beaujolais hills A village in Beaujolais La Dombes The river Saône in Lyon The river Saône in Lyon Painted wall of the Canuts 2013  Croix Rousse hill Basilique de Fourvière seen from place Bellecour Walking along the river Rhône in Lyon Lyon from Fourvière hill A painted wall in Lyon Fourvière basilica
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2007


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Dates de disponibilités Durée
March 01, 2020 - October 31, 2020 2 weeks

We are flexible but we've already found an exchange in July.

1 story house in VILLEFRANCHE SUR SAÔNE, near the Beaujolais hills and Lyon, France

Our house was built in 1996. It's a pleasant house to live in as it is surrounded by a garden and is a ten minutes' walk to the city centre where there are some French Renaissance houses, good restaurants and busy cafés.
We have a washing-machine, a computer with an Internet connexion and the wi-fi, but we don't have a television, and we don't have a dishwasher. Intervac partners say they’ve enjoyed the peace and quiet here.
 
Villefranche is called the capital of Beaujolais. It is a market town of about 40,000 inhabitants, with all sorts of nice shops in a picturesque 1-km long main street. It is also famous for its fruit and vegetable covered market, which takes place 5 times a week in the morning. On Saturday there's also an organic market outside.
If you like browsing second-hand shops, there's a big and well-organised store round the corner, selling all manner of recycled goods : furniture, bric-a-brac, records, toys, books, clothes... The goods are sold to help provide for those who need it.
https://www.fndsa.org/bric-a-brac/bric-a-brac-villefranche-sur-saone.html
It is closed in August though, however there are other ones about 3 km away.
In the Beaujolais hills you can taste Beaujolais wine of course, but also go cycling on quiet roads leading to golden stone villages, and go walking on easy footpaths. The river Saône valley is quite near too. A little further east, the area of the Dombes is full of fishponds and lakes ( 1000 they say !) with a lot of birds. The restaurants there have a reputation for gastronomy.
If you're interested in Christian religion, Ars, the village of St Jean-Marie Vianney, the patron saint of catholic priests, is only 8km from Villefranche.

http://ladombes.free.fr/
http://www.parcdesoiseaux.com/uk/
www.destination-beaujolais.com
http://www.beaujolais-wines.com/
http://andre.rampon.free.fr/rampon-gb.htm
www.villefranche.net
 
 

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La famille

  • 2 Adultes
  • 0 Enfants
  • 23 Échange(s) réalisé(s) précédemment

Profession / Occupation

  • Enseignant retraité
  • Enseignante retraitée

Le logement

  • Type de logement: maison de plain-pied
  • Étage/Niveau: 0
  • Environnement : dans une petite ville
  • Chambres: 2
  • Salles de bain: 2
  • Nombre de couchages: 4
  • surface habitable: 100 m2
  • surface totale: 800 m2

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Particularités

  • Animaux domestiques - NON Refusés
  • Enfants en bas-âge - NON Refusés

Transactions proposées

  • Échange de maisons

Confort intérieur

  • accès internet
  • ordinateur à disposition
  • chauffage central
  • lave-linge

Confort extérieur

  • jardin
  • terrasse
  • garage, parking (à préciser)
  • vélos: 2

Équipements

  • non fumeur
  • adapté PMR (personnes à mobilité réduite)

Destinations demandées

  • Ouvert à toutes destinations
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Italy
  • Norway
  • Berlin, Germany

Langues parlées

  • Anglais
  • Français

Profession / Occupation

  • Enseignant retraité
  • Enseignante retraitée

Enfants

  • Aucun enfant

Animaux domestiques

  • aucun animal de compagnie

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