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SIN LE NOBLE, France

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Beffroi de Douai ( ninth century)

Beffroi de Douai ( ninth century)

city of Douai

city of Douai

Gayant the giant is one symbole of Douai. Each year on the beginning of July, during three days take place the Gayant festiva...

Gayant the giant is one symbole of Douai. Each year on the beginning of July, during three days take place the Gayant festiva...

Gayant

Gayant

Beautiful Arras

Beautiful Arras

Arras is 20 mn from Douai
the famous Squares (La Place des Héros and La Grande Place)

Arras is 20 mn from Douai the famous Squares (La Place des Héros and La Grande Place)

Beaux Arts palace of Lille

Beaux Arts palace of Lille

Louvre Lens

Louvre Lens

Louvre Lens

Louvre Lens

cote d'opale

cote d'opale

côte sauvage

côte sauvage

blanc Nez Cape

blanc Nez Cape

World War II site on cote d'opale (Ambleteuse : the battery Todt)

World War II site on cote d'opale (Ambleteuse : the battery Todt)

Buzz our cat

Buzz our cat

Raphaelle, Simon and Juliet

Raphaelle, Simon and Juliet

Juliet and I

Juliet and I

our kitchen our garden our location Beffroi de Douai ( ninth century) city of Douai Gayant the giant is one symbole of Douai. Each year on the beginning of July, during three days take place the Gayant festiva... Gayant Beautiful Arras Arras is 20 mn from Douai
the famous Squares (La Place des Héros and La Grande Place) Beaux Arts palace of Lille Louvre Lens Louvre Lens cote d'opale côte sauvage blanc Nez Cape World War II site on cote d'opale (Ambleteuse : the battery Todt) Buzz our cat Raphaelle, Simon and Juliet Juliet and I
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Exchange dates Duration
December 28, 2018 - January 04, 2019 6 days
February 09, 2019 - February 25, 2019 1 weeks
April 06, 2019 - April 23, 2019 1 weeks
July 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019 4 weeks

Nice house nearby Douai, France

We 're living in a row-house from the beginning of 20th century and renovated in 2012, nearby Douai.
An ideal place to visit other cities.
15 mn walk to Douai center (belfrie, museum, nice places, cinemas, indoor and outdoor swimming pools & spa, tennis...). Our living room and the equidded-kitchen have a wooden floor, WI-FI, computer, Web, flat screen television and one large sliding glass door that open onto the terrace and our garden which is not overlooked. three bedrooms have a double bed, one room has a single bed.
The car is a Xsara Picasso (5 places).
About pets : cat and dog will be kept by other member of my family.
Sauna- Spa- swimming pool indoor and outdoor are 5 mn from our place : www.sourceane.fr

Douai is by TGV : 50 mn from Paris, 3h 30 from London.....
Lille is only 30 mn and / lille-Bruxelles is also 30 mn by train (1h30 by car from Douai, the same to get Bruges "the little Venice") and about 3 hours to get Amsterdam.
Douai by car : 20 mn from Arras, 35 mn from Lille, 2 h from Paris.

We are 1h30 from the sea and the ferries to get England - Wild Coast from Boulogne to Calais with the two Capes (Gris nez et Blanc nez) which is fabulous. Sometimes we can see seals from the beach and you can explore all seelife at the biggest european Nausicaa Aquarium : http://www.nausicaa.co.uk/
there are some world War II sites and museums
some links :
http://www.pyperpote.tonsite.biz/
http://www.lacoupole-france.co.uk/
http://www.musee3945.com/Frameset_E.htm
http://www.batterietodt.com/

The centenary 14-18 in our north country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_National_Vimy_Memorial
http://centenaire.org/en/nord-pas-de-calais

Baie de Somme : 1H30 by car
the Somme Bay is bound to a beauty without defect of the landscape and its lights, what is worth to it being classified in the UNESCO world heritage, appearing to the club of 30 more beautiful bays of the world and recently being a big national site!
 some links http://www.baiedesomme.fr/en/getting-around-baie-de-somme
http://www.traversee-baiedesomme.com/la-baie-de-somme/
It takes 2 hours to get Saint Valery or Le Crotoy from Douai.

Arras is 20 mn : you'll discover the baroque's style places.

Lens is only 20 mn from Douai by car. You 'll discover The LOUVRE LENS Museum
some links :
http://www.louvrelens.fr/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louvre-Lens

Douai - Cateau Cambrésis : 45 minutes to visit the MATISSE Museum : http://museematisse.lenord.fr/
Lille is 30 minutes from home (car and train)
http://www.lilletourism.com/index_gb.php
http://www.roubaix-lapiscine.com/ e great museum
http://www.lille.fr/Zoo-de-Lille

Douai to get Belgium (Tournai) : 45 minutes

getting Douai is easy. There are several airports in a 200 km range

LIlle-Lesquin : 30 km (30 mn)
Paris CDG : 170 km (2h)
Paris ORLY : 200 km (2h30)
Beauvais airport :169 km (2 h)
Bruxelles : 145 km (2h)

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Our Family

  • 1 Adults
  • 3 Children
  • 1 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • chargée de communication dans l'enseignement agricole

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 7
  • Living Area: 130 m2
  • Total Area: 160 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed
  • No smoking
  • Car necessary

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange
  • Youth exchange
  • Renting possible

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles: 2

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • United Kingdom
  • Denmark
  • United States
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Portugal
  • Morocco

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: paris-Beauvais - 160 km

  • golfing golf du bois des Retz (5.0 km)
  • beach le touquet (123.0 km)
  • lake Loisiparc for kids and.... (15.0 km)
  • forest Forêt de St Amand (52.8 km)
  • shopping carrefour (0.2 km)

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Occupation

  • chargée de communication dans l'enseignement agricole

Children

  • Boy - Age: 19
  • Girl - Age: 17
  • Girl - Age: 13

Pets

  • a dog and a cat which can be kept by others members of my family

About Our Family

Lifestyle

We like travelling, different cultures
Simon plays the piano. Raphaelle wants to become mangaka, she 's a very good drawer.
Juliet likes smalls games on computers.

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