Old traditional Cottage in Normandy

Old traditional Cottage in Normandy

Gaillon's castle

Gaillon's castle

Water Lily Claude Monet's house Giverny

Water Lily Claude Monet's house Giverny

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

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Unavailable for exchange at the moment
Exchange dates Duration
July 18, 2021 - August 31, 2021 3 weeks

2 or 3 weeks

House in Normandy close to Paris. Looking for an exchange

After Vancouver, Switzerland, the USA and Montreal in the past years, we are now preparing 2021

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 200 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.
The neighboroud is very quiet, and allows nice siesta under summer sun!
It takes one hour to get to Paris by car or by train, 20 minutes to Giverny (Claude Monet's house and garden), 50 minutes to Versailles, and one hour to Honfleur (everybody should know Honfleur !) or Deauville.

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 14 Exchanges made


  • Consultant
  • Civil servant

Our Home

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


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange


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


  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 2


  • 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.

Our Castle is the first Renaissance castle built in France, before the Loire valley:
Very attractive swimming Pool.
Golf course in Gaillon (1km form home) :
A canoe trip in the Eure valley ( is easy, and accessible to everybody. Enjoyable for discovering the green Normandy.

50 minutes from Paris by car or by train


  • Consultant
  • Civil servant


  • We do not have children.


  • 1 cat

About Our Family

We are a family ot 3 : Catherine is a civil servant, Basile (22 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 Iceland, England, Spain, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Switzerland, Canada and the USA.


This member has completed 14 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past: