Permaculture project Castelo de Vide, Portugal

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Educadora infantil.

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Connect with nature
22 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Learn about sustainability
18 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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What you get


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.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Get free drinks or beverages.
Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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Stay at least
4 weeks

The Experience

Cada meis organisamos um pizza party com musica em vivo para financiar a Oficina Pirata. E cada 2a feira, organisamos oficina de ceramica e manualidad para crianza na Oficina Pirata junto com o projeto Bosque Escola Aveila. Se llama Bosque Pirata. Som groupo pequeno de 10-15 crianza maxi e Tem entre 5 e 12 anos. Podes ajudar o facilitador o propore uma atelier com tua habilidad ! ;) Anima te! Minimo 4 semanas

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  • Fluent Portuguese or Intermediate English
  • Over 25 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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28 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Permaculture Project


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 22 Get in touch with nature
  • 18 Learning about sustainability
  • 18 Developing environmental awareness
  • 17 Meeting international travelers
  • 16 Practicing English
  • 14 Meeting locals

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 10 7. Affordable and clean energy
  • 10 15. Life on land
  • 3 5. Gender equality

Czech Republic


The project is lovely place in the middle of nowhere. I had very good time in here. We were doing lot of things So the work is different every day. Fred is a very nice person he helped us with everything what we needed. We had a lot of fun with him and also with two amazing brazilian guys that we met. Fred is doing the best beer in the world and every month he does pizza party in Castelo. He was taking us to a lot of events around (like beer garden or party of watching stars). He is doing all od this fantastic things alone so sometimes he is a bit messy but who is not.Thanks for everything

10 months ago

Czech Republic


My first experience and it was lovely! The place itself is beautiful and you can also explore all the nature around. Frederic is really nice person and you can talk with him about everything. Also there are 3 lovely cats with you and 1 cute dog in Fred's house. Sometimes it's little chaotic or you work little more, than 5 hours, but the jobs are very interesting and funny, so it's cool. Go there:))

10 months ago

United Kingdom


A great experience working in a beautiful location - I learnt so much !

over 1 year ago



It was my first volunteering experience on this platform and I highly recommend it! I learnt a lot about handyman work, myself and how to live closer to the nature. Fred, his family, friends and other volunteers were welcoming and we had great conversations during lunches, parties, small trips and work. Also I had a lot of time for myself. I hope I come again for some workshops one day!

almost 2 years ago



I left earlier so I can't give a good opinion. It rained too much and you couldn't work outside. The host told me that for what I was going to learn it was not a good date, so I left earlier.

over 1 year ago

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