Join our river garden and learn about natural living in Portugal



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  • Description


    We are a small garden on the River Ocreza in Portugal. We are building a network of neighboring landowners sharing resources and work to create a fruitful garden. We are appealing to people who want to transition from urban to natural life. This is our second year on the land so work is varied and in a family setting. So far, we are one Family from Israel with partners from Germany and Russia. We offer a tent by the river and meals.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    Castelo Branco, the Capital Town of our region, is 10 km away and has a nice historical part. also, many towns have colorful festivals thoughout the season.

  • Help


    We are looking for people with some experiences in gardening, construction, maintaining and developing our garden project. If you have any savvy for the farm, and are looking to learn and expirience life in nature - we can give it a try.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We offer a tent (15m2) overlooking the river waterfall. When there are no guests, we can also offer to stay in a wooden house. We use outdoor shower and compost toiletts. Our place is direktly on some river pulls so you can have a swimm in the summer!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Sierra de Estrella, the biggest natural Park in Portugal is located 80km from us.
    You can come here by bus or train from Porto or Lissabon. Access though a raesonable dirt road but we do not have parking for large caravans.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    The road is rough but ok for small to medium caravans.

  • 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

    About 4-5 hours a day, 5 Days a week

Host ref number: 197476637715