Assisted by local technical leaders, on the cottage of Basseilles, the volunteers will paint and refresh rooms inside the building. Other small jobs of reparation are also planned.
Your team will be accommodated in the cottage where you will work. There are all the facilities.
Self-catering (local products from local farmers). Bring your recipes to enjoy ‘kitchen life’!
Former sawmill, Gîte d’Etape de Basseilles is located in the town of Tenneville, in a beautiful valley,. It bears the name of the small river that runs along the large estate, called the “Basseilles”. You will feel surrounded by nature, calmness, and by the forests of Grune, Freyr and Saint-Hubert.
Visits of local farmers and walks in the nature are planned.
During the weekend, it will be possible to organize cultural visits and to travel to the biggest Belgian cities.
BEWARE: the place is really isolated.
Created in 1937, the non-profit association “Les Gîtes d’Étape” aims to promote youth social tourism by paying particular attention to economically and culturally disadvantaged people and their development. Bringing together the two sectors, Gîtes d’Étape is recognized as a Youth Organization and Social Tourism Organization and promotes access to leisure and holidays for all, through a pedagogical and fun approach.
Les Gîtes d’Etape manage a network of more than 30 simple and quality accommodations located in different villages in Wallonia, the French speaking part of Belgium.
At the same time, they offer various types of activities (discovery classes, summer courses, annual events, weekends, theme breaks, etc…) with a support service for their organization.
Check their website (available in French and Dutch) : https://www.gitesdetape.be/fr/
150 € of participation fee.
Leisure time activities are covered.
The place is really isolated