Our hostel is in the beautyfull Chianti wine region just south of Florence. The area is famous for the beauty of it's landscapes and the quality of the wine.It is the ideal base for visiting Florence, Siena, Sangimignano and other medieval towns as well as the Chianti region.
There are plenty of opportunetyes for treks, wine tastings and cooking classes.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
Here you will have the opportunity of meeting travellers from all over the world as well as the locals. You will get to see how olive oil and wine are made in a very special rural area.After walking 8 miles to a train station on Easter Sunday at six in the morning (no buses that day ) a guest wrote to tell me: now I know why this is the land that inspired Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and other great artists!
We need help with the hostel tasks but we also want someone who will interact with guests. Help with the cleaning and keeping the place tidy; Help at check-in (giving info and maps, explaining the hostel rules and showing the rooms); There may be a need to organize sharing events.
Please note beforehand, we only accept solo volunteers at present time.
Italian, English, french, Spanisch, Dutch, Icelandic
We can offer a a room maybe shared with another workawayer and food with the use of a kitchen .
- Discounts on drinks at the Hostel
– Free internet-point and internet access
Florence is 40 minutes away on the bus and other parts of Tuscany are also within reach.
You can join other guests in treks, wine tasting and cooking courses.Our town Tavarnelle val di Pesa is also pretty lively and there is often a concert, a market or some festa going on in the surroundings during the summer.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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