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Farm Petralia Sottana, Italy

6 reviews6

Immersed in the Park together with the animals of Ros

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Expand your environmental consciousness
2 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
Immerse yourself in the local culture
2 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Needs help immediately
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 with a wide range of repairs or building.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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 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.
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.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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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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  • 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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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
1 month

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How this experience will transform you

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Developing environmental awareness

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Practicing English

2 Learning about sustainability

2 Meeting locals



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


rosario replied

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



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 :)




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.




Hermosa y excelente experiencia!!!Ros es una muy buena persona siempre dispuesta a ayudar y enseñar nos abrió las puertas de su casa y desde el día 1 nos sentimos como en casa,Además de acercarnos a sus amigos y familiares Amor por la naturaleza y los animales




Minha experiência em Petralia Sottana foi sensacional. Eu vivenciei dias de muito contato com a natureza e de grande parceria com Rosario, ser humano de enorme bondade. Foram momentos de um rico aprendizado de vida, culturas e história. Também tive oportunidade de conhecer as delícias gustativas da Sicília. Só tenho a agradecer ao meu amigo Rosário.


rosario replied

Ciao Sorella, grazie , spero di rivederti

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