I’m French, my husband is Italian. We have 3 sons, adults and not often at home.
We live in a big house in the north of Italy at Cellatica near Brescia.
I’m a ceramicist and my husband taught electronic in high school but he is now retired
We love nature, mountains, lake, bikes (we use it a lot). I like gardening and we have a big vegetable garden which would like to become community and social in the next future.
In our family, for 20 years we have hosted women with a difficult situation (sometimes with children) for a short or a long time. It’s a voluntary service done with Caritas of Brescia. At the moment, one woman (she has three boys: eleven, six and three years old), my healthy 93 years old mother in law and my quiet French father (90 years old) are with us.
We have had a lot of very good experiences with Workaway over the past six years. Woman and male workawayers interested in family life, gardening or cooking too can find a place among us.
We would like to host and share our daily lives with someone who speaks English (but others who speak Italian or French for example are welcome as well) because my sons and I need or like the English language. We try to be a big family sharing meals, housework, gardening, childcare, talking with Grandparents and outdoor activities like cycling, walking and obviously the good moments of family life!
We want you to feel comfortable with the work that you do, so if you just communicate with us what you like, we are flexible.
We are active members with other hosting websites. In some years we have seen people from every part of world ! Wonderful.
Pratique d’une langue
Aide avec des éco-projets
Compagnie pour pers. âgée
Bricolage et projets de construction
S’occuper des animaux
Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
Cuisine/repas pour la famille
Aide à la maison
You may experience an Italian/French family experience, a feeling of living in community, village life, help with ideas for travel in northern Italy, healthy home-cooked vegetarian meals (mostly), a close knit family life, and peaceful atmosphere.
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The exchange we would like is not complicated : share our life (cooking, gardening, pottery if you want and spending time with all of us ) speak English with me and my sons or speak Italian with our grandma or listen to her and French with my father. We can teach too some Italian or French.
Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.
The volunteer will have his own bedroom. We can be a lot of people at home (up to 10) so the bathrooms are shared.
We live in Cellatica, a little village (4500 inhabitants) and it’s easy to reach to Brescia with the bus number 13 (25 minutes to the railway station of Brescia), and you can walk 10 minutes to bus stop easily in a safe village atmosphere. Milan is 1.5 hours away and the lakes are 20-30 minutes away. We have bikes for all too, so that you have the freedom to bike to the bus stop or somewhere else and back on your own schedule. When we have guests, it’s for us an opportunity to visit or do something together sometimes as well. There are the lakes, the mountains, cities like Brescia, Bergamo and even Venice nearby to explore.
The nearest airport is Bergamo or Milan, depending on where you are coming from.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il aimait accueillir les digital nomads.
Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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