Are you curious to try clay manipulation? Learn about plants and flowers helping us in the garden in a small mountain town near Turin, Italy

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  • Last activity: 14 Dec 2022



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Angelo and Bruna live in a large rustic house in a small hamlet of Lanzo Torinese (700 mt a.s.l.), 30 km from Turin. The independent house is surrounded by greenery: it has a large garden and a wood behind it.
    They are artisans and can teach you the basics of clay manipulation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Language practice
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    For foreigners there will be the possibility to practice in Italian, of course.
    Learn about plants and flowers, gardening basics, find out how to take care of the vegetable garden. Possibility to learn the basic techniques of clay manipulation.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Gardening: pruning plants, cutting grass, cleaning flower beds, care of the vegetable garden.
    General maintenance: help in the reorganization and arrangement of work areas (wood shed, garage, cellar, laboratories), painting of shutters, gates, railings.
    Help at home: cleaning.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: 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


    The house is on three floors, of about 200 square meters. At the first floor a guest room is available with a double bed and a comfortable bathroom with shower. Very bright, with access to a large balcony. There will be the possibility of eating together or independently, at agreed times. The kitchen is large and comfortable, with a microwave available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The house is located 15 minutes walk from the town center, connected in an hour to the city of Turin by train service (active from 4 am to 8 pm). Lanzo has a pretty and interesting medieval town center. In addition, from the village there are endless possibilities for mountain excursions in the three adjacent wonderful Lanzo Valleys.
    Among the main treasures of Turin, in addition to the numerous museums, you can visit the Mole Antonelliana, home of the National Cinema Museum, the Egyptian Museum (second in the world) and the Palace of Venaria Reale, UNESCO heritage.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 962146277647

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