Help in our vegetable and fruit garden and with animals in Lecce, southern Italy



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    Hi, I'm Oronzo, I live in a masseria which i a typical old farmhouse structure of south Italy. We do different activities like cultural exchange host various cultural events. There are musical groups that come to practice and host events, we have hosted yoga and meditation events and also have food tastings.
    At the moment we have a resident yoga teacher who runs her courses here.

    We have a large property with various fruit and nut trees, as well as a vegetable garden, a few dogs, chickens and ducks, which all live in peace.

    We are in the quiet countryside, a few kilometrs out of the city of Lecce, famous for it's baroque architecture, as well as a few kilometers away from the beautiful coast of the Adriatic sea.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn the culture of the countryside of a typical south italian farmhouse, including the language and you can learn to cook typical dishes like making pasta by hand, with the help of the great cook Oronzo! When there is the opportunity, we can show you around the beautiful places and antique villages of Salento. Mainly in the summer months there are endless opportunities to join in one of the many local and traditional festivals.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    Help in the vegetable and fruit garden, help with the animals, cleaning around the masseria, including the rooms and kitchen. Help with preparing lunch and dinner. We would like to practice english, but any langue of course is welcome.
    We'd also appreciate help web marketing and advertising on social media.
    We like people to feel at home contributing with what skills they have, with respect to the hours we ask.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    French: Beginner

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

  • Accommodation


    We have available an apartment with two seperate rooms, ideal for 4 people, without a kitchen, as the enormous farmhouse kitchen is a shared space. We decide together how to organise the meals. Everyone has their own space for free time or relaxing by yourself.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in a slightly remote place, but very easty to reach by bicycle from the coast, Torre Chianca it is only 4 km, or from the town Lecce, which is 8km away. We go into town frequently, so you can also arrange lifts with us.
    We like to share our time with the visitors who come, but in general we have quite a lifestyle, especially at the moment.

  • 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

    We have big space were we can help togheter, the internet connecting is good

  • 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

    Attention, we have a big dog

  • 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: 375935119749