Come to learn italian language and food, help us with gardening and in our house in the countryside between Tuscany & Umbria, Italy



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    My name is Rosario, and i stay in the countryside between Tuscany & Umbria with my son Tiziano 21 years old and our fantastic dog Sheila ( a beautiful and sweet German shepherd) , we live in a beautiful villa with garden and pool for the guests. Around us there are lot's of medieval villages, art and nature, peaceful an amazing scenery. We speak english, french, spanish and a little german. I like to cook food and cakes from all the countries. All are welcome by us for learn and speak italian Language
    Help :
    We are looking for physically strong men and women who are not afraid of working hard. Apart from garden help required, there is also construction and renovation tasks. We need general help on the estate grounds and swimming pool. Apart from this, there is also some help needed in our villa that we rent for groups. So, if you love a challenge and nature, there is plenty of indoor and outdoor work. We look for help all year round, especially during the months of summer : June, July, August, September, October and November. We welcome all those who enjoy working whether outdoors or in nature with a joyful passion.

    Here is an example of the works that we do:
    1. weed the garden
    2. take care of our dog Sheila
    3. clean out swimming pool
    4. mow the lawn
    5. move furniture
    6. trim hedges
    7. cut/trim fruit trees
    8. cut wood
    9. store wood
    10. all types of construction tasks
    11. all types of general maintenance tasks

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The travellers can learn the Italian culture, language, cook and gardening with us.

  • Help


    Type of help :
    Gardening / Harvesting
    Take care of dog
    Wood gathering
    Building / Carpentry
    General Maintenance
    Clean Swimming Pool
    Folding clothes
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Guests

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

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    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    We are a very clean family and we love clean and polite people can give respect of our house and amenities, we provide accommodation in our home on the estate, where you will have a shared bedroom ( maximum 2 ) and share a bathroom and kitchen with our family. We are very close to Citerna and Sansepolcro, both are about a 15-minute bus ride from the estate. Typically, we prepare dinner. We love for everyone to eat and socialize together. We also love to try meals from your culture! We clean the kitchen together and there is a common living space where in the evening you can socialize with each other. We have TV and internet for your convenience.

    What else ...
    We have easy access to internet. We can also give you a ride by car into Sansepolcro, where you will have easy access to all the most beautiful places in Italy such as Arezzo, Anghiari, Citerna, Perugia, Siena, Lucca, Florence and Rome. We expect an honest day's work with a minimum of 25 hours a week. We work when the weather is good, which means that Saturday or Sunday are sometimes working days for the changes of the guests, this means that is possible to have free day in the week days. Keep in mind there's no public transportation on Sundays and limited on Saturday. We can pick you up from the bus station in Sansepolcro. Fighille is about a 15-minute walk from our estate along a scenic road in Umbria. In Fighille, you can find a great village bar with Wi-Fi and aperitivo, post office ( open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ) a supermarket and dress shop. If you are active and enjoy the outdoors, this is the perfect experience for you.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    They can visit lot's of beautiful places, Sansepolcro place of Birth of Piero della Francesca and Luca Pacioli, Anghiari a beautiful medieval city, Arezzo with Della Robbia arts, Citerna with an Amazing view on the Tiber Valley and Donatello Madonna's, Citta' di Castello place of Birth of Burri the painter, Perugia wonderful city, Firenze the nest of the italian culture, Rome the eternal city and Rimini/Riccione ( Movida by night and sea ) ecc. ecc.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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