Gujan-Mestras, France


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Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
July 24, 2020 - August 23, 2020 1

Dates are flexible!


Our house, built in the 50's is in a quiet neighborhood, it has got an enclosed garden, a wooden terrace facing south.
It is within walking distance from the Arcachon bay and the main Oyster farming port ( well, one of them, there are 7 in Gujan Mestras which is itself  a 40 min drive from Bordeaux via a dual carriage way.
There's two of us, Nathalie my wife, Nat is a teacher , me Philippe (an inspector at the board of French National education) and our little daughter Ana who is turning one this month.

We live by the Atlantic sea on Bassin D'arcachon, find more about Bassin d'Arcachon:
With more than 125 miles of cycle paths around the Bay : practical, convivial, and safe, cycling on this network of cycle paths is a nice way of exploring the local sites :
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there's much more to do : watersport, sea bathing ,sea food restaurants,.From Arcachon to the Cap Ferret peninsula, the Bay is triangular in shape with, at its centre, the "Birds Island" and its huts built on wooden piles. At the far end of the Bay there"s lakes and the River Leyre and a bird reserve
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and further west there's the wide open sea , the Great Dune of Pilat( highest sand dune in Europe) facing the Banc d’Arguin sandbank
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We have made 6 or 7 exchanges in the past, we used to exchange through Intervac, but haven't made any house swap since we moved into our new home 4 years ago now.
This coming summer we are looking for a house swap with Sweden.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 1 Children
  • 10 Exchanges made


  • teachers
  • teachers

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Floor: 1
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange
  • Youth exchange


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


  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Park / playground
  • Garage


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

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • Wales, UK
  • Cornwall, UK
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Prague, Czechia
  • San Francisco, CA, USA

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français


  • teachers
  • teachers


  • Girl - Age: 5


  • Cat


This member has completed 10 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: