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BOURGES, France

The house and a part of the garden

The house and a part of the garden

Old city

Old city

Town center

Town center

Meillant castle

Meillant castle

The cathedral

The cathedral

The cathedral

The cathedral

Vineyards at Sancerre

Vineyards at Sancerre

Bourges : Old city

Bourges : Old city

Cathedral (World Heritage Monument of UNESCO)

Cathedral (World Heritage Monument of UNESCO)

View from the Cathedral

View from the Cathedral

The vineyards

The vineyards

My 2 sons. They no longer live in Bourges, now.

My 2 sons. They no longer live in Bourges, now.

My wife and I, some years ago...

My wife and I, some years ago...

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2005


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Exchange dates Duration
July 15, 2024 - August 17, 2024 2 weeks
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Bourges European Capital of Culture in 2028

The house is situated in BOURGES, 2 hours south of Paris. It's a medieval town, with a famous cathedral, not far from the Loire castles.
The region is also the heart of France Vineyard (Sancerre, Menetou Salon....)
The house is located in a quiet area. There is a small garden and a terrace just near the kitchen, where you can take your meals in summer.
Behind the house, you can have a walk or ride with the bikes along the "Berry waterway".
At 5 minutes walk you have a supermarket, a baker, a butcher, the post office, banks, a hairdresser, ...
At 5 minutes by car you have more supermarkets and more shops.
See the websites :
https://www.facebook.com/BourgesBerryTourisme/photos
http://jm.bea.patrizio.free.fr/en/index.php

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Our Family

  • 1 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 14 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Teacher

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6
  • Living Area: 100 m2
  • Total Area: 200 m2

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Garage / private parking
  • Bicycles: 1

Facilities

  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open to any destination
  • Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Switzerland
  • Germany
  • Great Britain, UK
  • London, UK

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Orly : 2h - Roissy : 3h

  • shopping Supermarket (0.5 km)

The city center is nearby. The countryside is next door. the Chateaux de la Loire are not far.

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Occupation

  • Teacher

Children

  • No children will be traveling with us.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

My name's Jean-Marc, 64 years old, I'm a teacher in primary school. My 2 sons, Remi and Adrien are both adults now (27 and 30 years old) and are off travelling the world themselves. Occasionally, they come with me.
This year, the exchange will take place without my wife, Beatrice, who died one year ago...
Together, we have had pleasant house exchanges in Sweden (x2), Canada (Québec and British Colombia), Finland, Spain, Deutschland (x2), Iceland, Ireland, Danmark, Norway, Poland, Greece, Bruges, London and Amsterdam.
I have no more pet.
 

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