Non-profit hostel for pilgrims on the "Via degli Dei" near Florence, Italy



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Hey there! We are a non-profit association that manage a hostel located on the "Via degli Dei", a path between Bologna and Florence. We are located in Monzuno, about 1 hour from Bologna and Florence, in the wonderful setting of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. The hostel offers a low-cost accomodations in shared dormitories and tents for pilgrims and hikers, as well as shared dinner and breakfast.
    The hostel's life is based on eco-sustainability, revitalization of the area by cultural and musical events, and simple and cheap accomodation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn to manage a hostel and to manage the organisation of musical and cultural events. You'll discover the "new Camino de Santiago" of Italy and you'll have the chance to meet sooo many nice and interesting travellers walking on the Via degli Dei. You'll learn how to garden and grow vegetables and how to organise your life basing on eco-sustanability. And you'll improve your language skills!
    You'll also live a common and simple life, sharing your meals and your time with the other people living the hostel. And you'll have the chance to enjoy italian food of course ;)

  • Help


    Volunteers will help in the management of the lodge area and with the organisation of musical and cultural events

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in a shared dormitory .Meals will be provided in the lodge

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can use your free time to visit Bologna and Florence, or to discover the natural area surrounding the hostel: river, mountain, lake..

  • A little more information

    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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 183574768833