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GAILLON, France

Old traditional Cottage in Normandy

Old traditional Cottage in Normandy

Gaillon

Gaillon

Gaillon's castle

Gaillon's castle

Honfleur

Honfleur

Etretat

Etretat

Water Lily Claude Monet's house Giverny

Water Lily Claude Monet's house Giverny

Old traditional Cottage in Normandy Gaillon Gaillon's castle Honfleur Etretat Water Lily Claude Monet's house Giverny
Platinum

Member since

2001


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 03, 2020 - August 29, 2020 3 weeks

Our dates are flexible

House in Normandy close to Paris. Looking for an exchange in 2020

After Vancouver, Switzerland, the USA and Montreal in the past years, we are now preparing 2020

Gaillon is an excellent base to discover Paris, Normandy and the French Lifestyle!
The house is an old (150 years old) traditional cottage, very typical from Normandy. Summer in Normandy is really beautiful, with nice temperatures to enjoy the different nuances of green that Claude Monet loved so much. Rouen and its cathedral (another Claude Monet's favorite place !) is very close, and Paris is less than an hour.
Our cottage is 230 square meters, with all modern equipments, including wifi if you travel with your laptop or ipad.
The garden is 100% closed, very safe for young children, but also very funny with outdoor Games. Table tennis available.
The neighboroud is very quiet, and allows nice siesta under summer sun!
It takes 50 minutes to get to Paris by car or by train, 15 minutes to Giverny (Claude Monet's house and garden), 40 minutes to Versailles, and one hour to Honfleur (everybody should know Honfleur !) or Deauville.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 13 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • VP, Group Diversity
  • Civil servant

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 1
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television
  • Guitar

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 3

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Car necessary
  • Use/Exchange of car
  • Pet care wanted

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Norway
  • Greece
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • California, USA
  • Sweden
  • United States
  • Iceland

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Paris - 100 km

Gaillon is a very nice little city (7000 inhabitants) with all services and facilities.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZm_5PNIZPE&t=52s

Our Castle is the first Renaissance castle built in France, before the Loire valley: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ov16_Ccrw&t=4s
Very attractive swimming Pool.
Golf course in Gaillon (1km form home) : http://www.golfdegaillon.com/
A canoe trip in the Eure valley (http://www.lerandonneure.com/) is easy, and accessible to everybody. Enjoyable for discovering the green Normandy.

50 minutes from Paris by car or by train

Occupation

  • VP, Group Diversity
  • Civil servant

Children

  • No children will be traveling with us.

Pets

  • 1 cat

About Our Family

We are a family ot 3 : Catherine is a civil servant, Basile (20 years old) and Jean-Michel runs his own company.
Basile doesn't travel with us anymore.
We are used to exchange our house and will prepare everything to create the best holiday environment for you. During the past years, we had the pleasure to discover England, Spain,Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Switzerland, Canada and the USA.

References

This member has completed 13 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: