Experience living at the top of Etna Volcano! Sicily, Italy and help fix up my house and garden




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    Dear workwayers I live in the latest houses high in the top of Etna Volcano (sicily).
    My house are located up to the Ragalna town(Catania) with 7000 square meters of garden around,with fruit trees and 200 square meters house.
    I live here since 2014 and I’m working hard to fix the house and the farm. My projects are to buildups and run an bio/vegetarian restaurant.
    Beside the house there is a 40sqm house I would like to make perfect only for guests.
    My dream would be to grow a bio farm with animals and sauna spot in the garden.
    Im looking for help in the house and the garden with eco project.
    Pretty open to get suggested and flexible in the main future steps.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Italian language,tipical sicilian kitchen,etna trekking,mushrooms skills(during season),Sheppard skills,trees care.
    My 3 kids are the beast Italian teacher you can find cause they talk a good English and they spoke Italian in the easier way for foreigners
    The distance from the city it makes this place magic as unique,the area are surround of animals tath you wouldn’t see in the rest of Sicily.
    Looking for quite people to don’t waste the natural sound.

  • Help


    In the order to open a vegetarian home restaurant I need to build and fix some parts of the house and terrace around:
    -chicken house
    -build a kindergarten
    -rebuild a fireplace
    -rebuild a rooftop
    -care of trees
    -build a bio sauna
    -make a garden light web outdoor
    -fixing the road
    -painting the doors
    -painting the outside of the house
    -building from recicled pallets

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Italian ,English,Spanish

  • Accommodation


    I give the entire house as accommodation:
    -1 bedroom with wardrobe ,double bed
    -1 living room with sofa fire place and wood table and chairs
    -terrace around
    -daily meal
    -2 wood eater
    -eat from Wath we produce in garden (fruits and veggie)
    -area expedition in etna park

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I would like to invite quite people who want to join the etna atmosphere.
    We can easy manage timetable of work before.
    You need to hire a car during the time cause no transportation are avalaible in the etna mountain. I give a bicicletta to share with other workawayers .

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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

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