Come and help us at the horse farm in Chrani, Greece



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  • Description


    We are a German family that lives since more than 20 years in Greece. Our son Alexander was born here in 2004. Since 1997 we run a riding school in the quiet hills, close to the village Chrani, surrounded by olive groves, overlooking the sea and the mountains of the Mani. We are about 1km from the beach and the next village.
    We live here in the middle of nature, growing organic vegetables and having a big interest in permaculture.
    My job, Iris, are the horses and the gardening, Bernhard, my husband, is the craftsman always busy building or repairing something. The big passion of "my 2 men" are the motorcycles.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are a German family and you will hear a lot of German. If you want to practice German in Greece - you are right at our farm! In the evening a hot meal is offered, the rest of the day you have to provide food yourself.

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    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    Actually we plan to trim bushes all over our land this winter and to create a paddock trail for our horses. People who know to work with their hands are welcome to help! November/December we'll harvest olives for a few days. And I would like to have help to optimize my site.
    These are our plans for 2019/2020, but plans also can change!
    Most days we work in the mornings and the afternoons are free.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    Greek: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    We have a separate room with kitchenette and terrace. Because it has a doublebed, it is also suitable for 2 people

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During your time off you can explore the beautiful surroundings by foot or by bike. We can lend you one of our mountain bikes. The sea is nearby and most years the water is warm until November. The bus from Koroni - a marvellous touristic village - to Kalamata - the town nearby for shopping - goes through our village.
    Our Internet connection (a bit slow) can be shared.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Vans up to 6m length can easily drive to us, longer ones may have problems with the dirt road leading to our farm.

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    Hours expected

    25 hours maximum

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