I am Ariane. I love flowers and nature, a tranquil and colorful place, and I always feel emotional gazing out into the sea.
I love Pantelleria, with its dense and lively colors, that deep blue of the sky in which it is almost possible to sink your hands into where it merges with the sea, the bright greens of the vegetation in every season, the smells, the intense colors of the wild flowers that emerge from the black volcanic rocks, the silence of winter broken by the wind and the harsh light of summer.
A landscape that has always been part of my world, I reflect and see myself in it: it is a refuge for my soul. I recognized and chose it as an excellent place to live a long time ago, when the island was still quite unknown, and I lived here for a long time. Both of my children, Costanza and Gherardo, were born and raised here, running freely, and infected since childhood by their father’s passion for Neapolitan cuisine. They too, just like me, never miss an opportunity to return here to Pantelleria; but wherever we go, we carry this island of ours in our eyes and our hearts.
The love for Pantelleria passed between us from one generation to the next, ever since in the seventies, my parents, Paolo and Costanza, arrived here for a holiday and fell in love with the island. Even more precisely, they fell in love with this little promontory set high above the sea and its view of the sunrise, so much that they bought it, a magnificent little green piece of our world in front of the sea.
Now it is I who takes care of our promontory and dedicates myself to this place with gratitude and deep respect for this island. I recognize the great privilege of being able to live in a place that inspires thoughts and reflections, unique and extraordinary that today belongs to me. I have a dream: to make those who love the magic of nature fall in love with this island and know how to make it resonate within themselves.
Aide avec des éco-projets
Bricolage et projets de construction
Aide dans une ferme
Cuisine/repas pour la famille
Aide à la maison
Travelers will enjoy the view and the feelings of an island of the mediterranean off season. Cultural exchange will include some Italian; local habits and manners; cooking recipes exchange; local farming of UNESCO heritage of Pantelleria vine yard; possibility to explore the volcanic island, enjoy the spa treatment that are natural of the place; bath in the mud of the unique lake Venere, walk in the woods, hike amongst lava stones, take pictures of beautiful natural landscape.
Not suitable for night life seeker or for city-travelers!
It is great for those who seek some relaxation and quietness in the nature!
In spring and autumn, we are planning some work for the garden and the land around the houses. We wish to recreate the local vineyards typical of the island. Farming will be necessary but also keeping an eye on the kitchen to feed the crew and take care of the houses that will host us!
Shared bedrooms in independent houses / dammuso style, typical of Pantelleria.
2 or 3 people can be accommodated in single bedrooms.
Rooms are for 1 to a maximum of 4 people. 2 bathrooms for every 4-7 volunteers according to how big is the dammuso you are hosted in!
Please do not contact us for volunteer help during the high summer season when we are busy with guests. The calendar is updated for availability for workawayers.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.
small dogs only
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week