Farmstay and help in Tuscany, Italy

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Italy

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

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    Would you like to stay in beautiful Tuscany? This is a farm and a holiday stay for tourists in the hills of the heart of Tuscany. I Daniela run the place with my family of four. We have hosted workawayers for more than eight years and loves to meet and greet new people.

    Depending on the seasons there will be different tasks to do but we always need help with the animals and maintenance around the place. Otherwise we have a small production of olive oil. So many different skills are welcomed and useful!

    We are sorounded by beautiful nature which gives you the opportunity to go hiking or biking or just enjoy the beaty of nature it self in your free time. But if you want to go to Florence it is only 30 mins away with the train. If you need help or advice we are there for you but you have to arange your own free time.

    We prefer that people stay more than three weeks but if it is not possible don't hasitate to contact us, maybe we can arrange things differently.

    We are looking forward to meet plenty more new interesting and different people who is ready to share and learn new cultures!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    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

    You can learn here about food, about culture, wine, animals, gardening and lots of other things.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Different skills are needed. Almost every day do we serve breakfast for 2-10 people and sometimes in the weekend a chef comes to cook a magnificent dinner for the guests where you can Learn about Tuscan food secrets.

    Volunteers who love animals will be highly appreciated! Every day we feed the animals dogs, cats, pigs, rabbits, chickens, gees, eagle, sheep and horses. They are very friendly and most of then walk around freely around us when we work.

    But all the skills you have are apreciated. We are always open for new ideas and initiatives in order to develop and make our agritourism more attractive to everybody!

    General maintenance of the house also needs to be provided like cleaning, washing, laundry. There are many flowers and some gardening and restoring to do.

    Depending on the season, you will have one or two days off. The work is not hard, it changes every day and every week. So you can learn a new things everyday. This means that we are looking for a flexible person, with a can-do attitude, if you see something around that can be done the make the place feel free to do it.

    In conclusion we are both a farm and a B&B which means we are welcoming all kind of people with all kinds of skills!

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Bedroom with private bathroom in the house, or a room with an external bathroom.
    It's possible to have to share a bedroom with another Workawayer.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our farm is located in the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We offer you a great place to stay in a relaxing atmosphere, surrounded by nothing but pure nature. Florence is only 27 km away, and even in the surrounding area there are many restaurants and shops to visit. And if you arrive by plane or train, we can pick you up by car.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    We try only 5 hours, but it can be more depending on the season and how many guests we have. The 5 hours are usually not consecutive, they are spread throughout the day.

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