Helping in the garden and stables in Mugello near Florence, Italy



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  • Description


    Hi, we are a couple of 50 move to the countryland from the town of Florence in 2009 ago.
    Mugello is a rural area close to the town of Florence, in our little farm we have olive trees for oil, vegetables and flowers garden and it is 4km far from Vicchio, the next village. Landscapes here are really nice and many renaissance painters was coming from this lands. Two horses, three cats, some chickens and a dog, is the team. We like exchange languages and culture, we like cook and taste also foreign food. We don't smoke and prefer no smoker.
    We accept request only from one volunteer.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Help


    We need help in the garden and with horses stable, in detail: in the morning cleaning the stable, feeding horses, weeding in the garden, it will depend by the weather, soil around olive trees should be well dug and manured, painting wood stable, fence and gates, also indoor we need help for cleaning and maintenance, what we expect from a workawayer is an help in our routine day, we are interested in people with passion and proved experience in govern of horses .
    Our activity here is not a business, and in general engagement is not so heavy, but we love our garden and animals, and we do our best to take care of them with pleasure, time and patience. So we expect the same from volunteers.
    Worktime is flexibile, from four hours to five in a day, depend, but sure you can take time for you to visit places around.

  • Languages

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

    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


    Accomodation provided is in a nice caravan, it is close to the house and vegetable garden, it is confortable and indipendent, shower and services are inside the house. We like share meals together.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our place is about 40km from Florence town, it can be reached by train in 1 hour, the house is 4km far from the train station and the nearest village is Vicchio. Nature land and landscapes around are great for running and hiking, take pictures or painting. Two horses, three cats, some chickens, and a dog are all the animals that live with us.

  • 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.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 to 6 hours

Host ref number: 252967633921