Frankrijk | Restauratie

Samen met 7 andere vrijwilligers ga je voor 21 dagen naar een restauratieproject.
Het project duurt van 30 juli t/m 20 augustus.

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You will work on the restoration of a crypt located underneath the choir of a 12th century village church. Accompanied by a technical supervisor, the work will consist of removing the lime paint, in order to uncover the religious paintings from the 15th century hidden underneath. Then, you will be led to do a small job of traditional lime-stone masonry work on each wall inside the crypt (closing and rejoining). You will also work on the stone, cleaning and restoring it.
In the small village school, furnished with all amenities. Food ingredients will be provided and in exchange you will take care of preparing the meals.
Vallet, Charente-Maritime, à 70km from Bordeaux. Leisure Activities: At the crossroad of several charming villages of the south Saintonge, you can enjoy the local heritage by visiting one of the several Romanesque churches. Outside of working hours, you will be able participate in festive activities, and discover the night markets as well as visit local producers and taste their products. Visits to the towns of Bordeaux or La Rochelle and a day at the sea can be organized. The French vineyard towns of Cognac and St Emilion are also nearby!
Vallet is a charming and small village of Charente-Maritime that has been hosting international workcamps for 20 years. For its twentieth workcamp, the town hall has organized this workcamp to animate the ancient and religious heritage of the village, as well as to bring fresh air into the first workcamps organized in Vallet. The continuation of the restoration of the Crypt is a large scale project, that was started in 2017. The town and its residents are eager to welcome you, and to experience cultural exchange moments with you. We are looking forward for your arrival to make this workcamp a rich and wonderful experience.





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Aantal vrijwilligers

8 (4 mannen en 4 vrouwen)


18 t/m 90 jaar



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