Live an authentic Italian experience and help us build our dream hotel!

The Exchange

Our dream is in the heart of the wine country and 40 minutes from the Riviera. It’s remote, peaceful, and quiet a perfect place to learn, help and recharge. Your opportunity to roll up your sleeves to clear land, build a stone terrace, swimming pool, landscape, plant a garden, restore the exterior of the house to its original stone beauty while enjoying the charm of rural Italian life. Evenings by the fire and mornings can begin with yoga!

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

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 Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Beginner English or Beginner Italian

Over 18 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

We offer a holiday opportunity to be immersed in the authentic charming Italian countryside, working to restore a historic property during the day and in the morning’s yoga and meditation, evenings by the fire. Weekend hikes, wine tasting and riviera beach trips. Delicious local wine and vegetarian food and comfortable accommodations.

Activities & Shift

Manual and rewarding, clearing fruit trees, cutting grass, leveling the land to
prepare for a stone terrace, fire pit and pool. Planting a garden, Building a stone fence, planting a small vineyard, building a chicken coop. Removing exterior plaster from house. Interior removing old fixtures and painting.


Be respectful of everyone and everything. Work hard and be nice. Clean up after yourself.
Be cool.