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Farm Petralia Sottana, Italy

4.5
8 reviews8

Immersed in the Park together with the animals of Ros


Connect with nature
4 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
3 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Handyman
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Gardening
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Dinner
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

I need help in the care of animals, in the maintenance of the garden and the house. On some occasions it may be necessary to clean a small chalet in the nearby ski resort

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Requirements

  • Beginner English or Intermediate Portuguese
  • Over 25 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
1 month

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8 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Farm

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

How this experience will transform you

4 Get in touch with nature

3 Immersing in the local culture

3 Meeting locals

2 Learning about sustainability

2 Meeting international travelers

2 Developing environmental awareness

Italy

5

Lamentablemente tuve que abandonar la casa de Ros antes de lo previsto a causa del lockdown. Pero los dias que estuve allí fueron muy buenos, Ros es una muy buena persona, amable y servicial. Es un ambiente muy tranquilo y los animales son todos un amor.
Ojalá pueda volver pronto, grazie Ros per tutto, tornerò a presto :)

about 1 month ago

Colombia

5

Un caballo, 12 cabras, 5 perros, 2 conejos y muchas gallinas💚🌱... Mi experiencia fue increíble... exactamente lo que esperaba, pues mi principal interés era tener un real contacto con la naturaleza y con animales y así fue! El lugar es espectacular, muy tranquilo y acogedor!... el trabajo que debes realizar, es muy simple y Rosario el anfitrión muy amable siempre!
En los días que estuve, aprendí a ordeñar cabras (a las cuales Rosario les deja sus bebés para que crezcan al lado de sus mamás!), aprendí a hacer queso y me enamoré profundamente de cada uno de los animales. Súper recomendado!

2 months ago

Spain

5

Maravillosa experiencia he vivido en casa de Ros, He aprendido un poco de Italiano, me quede enamorada de todos los animales que tiene Ros: Maya, Zimus, Blondelle, Chaka, Otis, Biunno, la cabra loca, Rosa, etc. A Ros solo puedo darte las gracias por esas maravillosas semanas, aprendi muchisimo... Ordeñe cabras, hice queso y ricotta con Emi, aprendi de Sicilia, comi platos tipicos Sicilianos, me llevo un buen recuerdo, el año que viene nos vemos Ros, eres un excelente anfitrión. GRAZIE MILLE, UN BACIO

6 months ago


rosario replied

Cara Veronica sarai sempre benvenuta quì, ritorna quando vuoi.
.Querida Verónica, siempre serás bienvenida aquí, vuelve cuando quieras.

Brazil

5

Tive uma ótima experiência! O trabalho é tranquilo, os animais são muito amigáveis ( já sinto saudades de Maia, Giulia, Rosa, Otis, Biuno, Ciaca e todos os outros ♥️) e o lugar é incrível, em meio à natureza e à vida nas montanhas da Sicília. Rosário foi um ótimo anfitrião, sempre preocupado em nos fazer sentir em casa, ainda nos apresentou a cidade e todos os amigos locais! Recomendo à todos esta experiência :)

over 1 year ago

Brazil

1

Minha experiência neste local foi assustadora. Fiquei sozinha no local e o projeto condiz com trabalho voluntário ou seja "ajuda" e com mais pessoas, uma forma de experiência colaborativa, não foi respeitada a carga horária e os dias combinados. Passei por situações constrangedoras que me deixou exposta a riscos e a exploração, a minha sorte foi ter conhecido uma brasileira maravilhosa na Villa que me ajudou, pois corri até risco de vida no local. Espero que outros participantes não passem pelo que passei, foi horrível.

over 1 year ago

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