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FR010712

BORDEAUX, France

Platinum

Member since

2001


Unavailable for exchange at the moment
Exchange dates Duration
July 17, 2021 - August 29, 2021 2 weeks

2 or 3 flexible weeks

Quiet house in Bordeaux, France .

Our home is situated in a small and quiet street in the western part of Bordeaux , not far from the famous Château Haut-Brion vineyards . The house is luminous and cosy . On the ground floor we have a large living-room where we also take our meals , a kitchen , one bedroom (with twin-beds 2x90x200 and it's own bathroom ) , a second bathroom and a TV-computer room . On the first floor is our bedroom with twin-beds (2x90x200 ) and three little rooms which are not part of the exchange . Our house is not suitable for young children . Behind our house you can relax in our peaceful and shady garden (200m2 ) .
A small supermarket , City, is at some minutes by foot from our home and two bigger one ( Auchan and Centre Leclerc) at 10 mn with the car . We live at less than 15 minutes by car, bicycle, tram or bus from the city-centre , and at 50 mn from the Atlantic Ocean beaches .

THE CITY OF BORDEAUX

The historic centre (Unesco world heritage) is rich in monuments and buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries . The city offers also a recently fit up waterfront , beautiful parks , interesting museums , a new tramway since some years, nice shops , fine restaurants and cafés terraces …

THE REGION AQUITAINE

To the west (50 mn), the ocean with more than 200 km sandy beaches (surf competitions in Lacanau), beautiful lakes ( Carcans , Sanguinet ) , a good network of cycle paths in the nature, the Bassin d'Arcachon with its oysters farms, the highest sand dune in Europe ( dune du Pyla 114 m),….. without forgetting the Medoc vineyards and their remarkable « châteaux ». In summer there are different festivals associating wine and classical music. For a day trip you can take a boat and reach the fortified citadel of Blaye .

To the east, the village of Saint- Emilion ( Unesco World Heritage) and its famous vineyards , remains of la Sauve-Majeure abbey ... The area of the Dordogne ( about 2 hours) with its fabulous prehistoric caves, medieval castles, beautiful villages (Sarlat , la Roque-Gageac, Beynac ..) .

To the south, the château of Labrède , the Landes pine forest , the Pays- Basque (2h30 ) and its typical architecture (St Jean de Luz, Bayonne, Biarritz ), the Pyrenees mountains (Lourdes) and Spain (Guggenheim museum in Bilbao).

TRANSPORT : we propose you our  automatic VW Golf and also some bikes

SOME LINKS
www.nouvelle-aquitaine-tourisme.com
www.bordeaux-tourisme.com

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 21 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • landscape-architect
  • health practitioner

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 2
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 4

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In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Not allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Denmark
  • Portugal
  • Sweden
  • Europe

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Occupation

  • landscape-architect
  • health practitioner

Children

  • No children will be traveling with us.

Pets

  • We do not have pets.

References