“Our first home exchange was a successful adventure in the home of Pierre & Giselle Vorpe in September 2008. Even though Pierre broke his leg only a few weeks before our visit, he wanted us to come to Switzerland anyway. Their son, Antoine, picked us up from the Geneva airport, drove us through the countryside near their home and oriented us to the house and car. The chalet is located in a small village with easy access to the larger city of Biel/Bienne. Trains are available within walking distance from the house. There are many lovely towns and cities in the area for day trips either by car or train. Our friend Terri joined us for part of the visit. We shared the house with Pierre & Giselle after they returned from a rehab center. Pierre acted as tour guide for a two day trip into the Alps -- including the Matterhorn. Giselle fixed us some fondue for our last evening together. They were lovely hosts. We look forward to their visit to our home in California at their sometime in the future. Louise Carter Nevada City, CA”
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Where is it?
We have two small towns 10 and 20 miles away, which are very convenient for shopping.
The house is located in the Jura Mountains which
offer a lot of nature (known for horses and horse riding).
The best seasons would be fall (autumn) and winter if skiing is desirable.
France and Germany are one hour driving away.
The Alps would also be a two hours drive.
A ten minutes walk would bring to the railway
At this place people speak French and German.
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