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FR010334

VILLEFONTAINE, France

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2000


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
August 02, 2020 - August 23, 2020 2 weeks

House in a quiet area near LYON.

This wonderful house has everything you need for a nice vacation. It is situated in a little town which is called Villefontaine. Near Lyon. In the middle of Rhône-Alpes near many touristic areas.
The area is around 120 m2. There are a great sitting room (34 m2), 3 bedrooms, a new big kitchen, and 1 bathroom.
We have a nice room under the roof with tv, computer with free Wifi, desks, and bed.
Outside, there is a little garden (around 300 m2), encircled by small shrubs.
Our house is in a very quiet place. It is encircled with many ways for walkers and bikers. By this way we can join some little ponds with natural preserves (from 15 to 30 mn from our house by feet).
There is a big outside market Saturday.
About 10 km there is a golf and a big swimming pool.
You will also be able to enjoy the new and luxurious "The Village" great place of consumption of big branded luxury brands....

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 18 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Lecturer
  • Retired teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 1
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6
  • Living Area: 120 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Piano
  • Guitar

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Netherlands
  • Europe
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Scotland, UK
  • England, UK
  • Austria

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Italiano
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Lyon St Exupéry - 20mn

  • golfing Golf des 3 vallons (8.6 km)
  • lake étang de fallavier (2.8 km)
  • shopping Centre coomercial St Bonnet (1.7 km)

Near our home there are many historical area (archaeological sites, gallo-romaine town of Vienne, little castle, Cremieu, Larina, caverns...)
http://www.vienne.fr/
http://www.vienne-tourisme.com/

At 20kms there is Lyon, (15, 20mn by highway.30mn by train) 2nd biggest town in France, classified by the UNESCO in the world patrimony. you can find many museum (musée des beaux arts,new musée des Confluences) art gallery, a renaissance area very beautiful, the typical district of Croix Rousse .
It’s known as a great gastronomic city.

http://www.lyon.fr/vdl/sections/fr/tourisme/
http://www.lyon-cotecroixrousse.com/
www.museedesconfluences.fr/
www.mba-lyon.fr/
We are not far away from mountains (national parks –Vercors, Ecrins-)
Savoy and Chambéry, the lake of le Bourget Albertville (Olympic city 1992)60km
The lake of Annecy (very clean and about 22 -23°) 70 kms and other lakes (Paladru-40 kms- Aiguebellette- 40kms-)

Grenoble (city of the winter olympic games of 1968), 80 km encircled by 3 mountains: Vercors, Belledone, Chartreuse. There is many possibility of walk between 1/2 h and 4 hours or 6 hours
A very beautifull art museum (www.museedegrenoble.fr/)

Not far away Ardèche, Beaujolais

http://www.ardeche-guide.com/
http://www.destination-beaujolais.com/
http://ladombes.free.fr/

http://www.isere-tourisme.com/vos-envies/visites-et-decouvertes/les-incontournables-et-insolites-1002-1.html
http://www.rhonealpes-tourisme.fr/

 
 St Exupery airport (Lyon) is around 15 km and Grenoble airport, 30 km (raynair)

Occupation

  • Lecturer
  • Retired teacher

Children

  • Boy - Age: 34
  • Girl - Age: 25

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are a family of four persons: Katy, Jean-Yves, Marie (25is student in communication, Bastien (33) who works and lives in Paris. Perhaps, Bastien with his wife and Marie will travel with us.
Katy is a retired teacher, and Jean-Yves, and teatches history of éducation at Lyon university.
During last years we have visited Nederland (Gouda-2002, Amsterdam-2003-2008-2009-2013-2015-2016, Hilversum-2005), Denmark (Arrhus-2000), Sweden (Stockholm-2001) Canada (Montréal-2004) Italy (Bologna and Firenze-2006) Belgium (Brugge-2007) Great Britain (London-2010 Scotland (Edimbourg-2011) Spain ( Barcelona 2012) Ireland (2015) Austria (2019)
 

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