Frankrijk | Restauratie
Samen met 11 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 21 dagen naar een restauratieproject.
Het project duurt van 6 t/m 27 juli.
For the second edition of the workcamp, you will pursue the restoration of the facade walls of the chapel St Michel, making coatings on the north facade. The mortar will be made with a mixture of lime, sand and pigments to find a color that harmonizes with the stones and the original coating.
You will be accommodated under tents in the sports complex of Cabannes. Bring your sleeping bag and your sleeping mat or inflatable mattress. You will share the different collective tasks and prepare meals together. The budget will be managed with your camp leaders and you will participate in the grocery shopping and the preparation of meals, favoring the local and seasonal products.
Cabannes is a small Provencal village of 4500 inhabitants, very dynamic, in the heart of Provence, offering a wide choice of cultural, patrimonial, and environmental discoveries. You will participate in the festivities of the village, including the “fête de la Madeleine” and July 14th (French national day). You may even have the chance to see the famous Avignon Festival, the biggest theater festival in France.
Take part in the valorization of the historical heritage of Cabannes, a charming Provencal village close to Avignon, Cavaillon, the Parc of Alpilles and other regional jewels. You will discover towns and landscapes of Provence with intoxicating scents, lulled by the song of the cicadas … The chapel of Saint Michel, is a 12th century building with an extension dating from the 17th century. It is the oldest monument of the village, built at the intersection of two ancient Roman roads and at the origin of the creation of the village. By participating in this work camp, you will contribute to the restoration of the Provencal heritage; you will discover both technics of craft restoration and regional specialties.
Note that you will be working on scaffoldings. Please bring: working gloves and shoes, casual clothing, hat/cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquitos repellant, swimming suit. As the accommodation and workcamp area are not closed, you will have to drive bicycle which are provided. Foreigners belonging to the European Union must bring with them a personal EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), and everybody must, in any case, bring their insurance certificate. If health issues happen on the project, volunteers will have to pay for it, and then be reimbursed once back in their home country.
Meeting point : Avignon train station. Closest airport: Marseille or Paris.
CABANNES – Restoration of a Provencal heritage
12 (6 mannen en 6 vrouwen)
18 t/m 99 jaar