The municipality turned to its tourist attractiveness has set up a circuit called of astonishment that makes tourists discover the town through the resolution of enigmas. This circuit passes by the ruins of a castle inscribed with the Historic Monuments, medieval castle which is today in ruins. The ruins of the castle are manhandled by nature: storm in autumn, snow in winter, lush vegetation … The castle is in great need of maintenance and rehabilitation. The municipality therefore wants to enhance this site today overgrown vegetation by clearing the site to enhance the central part of the castleYou will participate in the work with other international volunteers and technical supervisor will teach you specific techniques. The work takes place in the morning for 5 hours maximum. Afternoons and weekends are reserved for activities.
Volunteers will be accommodated at a flat of the town,.Remember to bring your sleeping bags and warm clothes. All facilities are available (showers, toilets). You will have access to a kitchen to cook and eat together: you will find fridge, stove, tables and chairs. A budget will be allocated for shopping and activities, and you will cook in turn, by two. Being well accommodated within the town will give you the opportunity to connect with the people, to easily get to the market at the nearby shops (bakery, grocery) and at local producers to do your food shopping. Jeunesse et Reconstruction can t take into charge the volunteers before the start date of the workcamp.
At the heart of the Bourbonnaise Mountain, Chatel is located in a particularly remarkable natural setting. You can make many walks. You will can also climbing or electric biking. Chatel also has a particularly typical built heritage, The life in Chatels is very lively during the summer: fireworks, craft festival, festival of the Rivers, concerts, which bring together all surroundings towns … Other activities and events will also be organized with local associations (football tournament …) and artisans of the municipality (painter, sculptor …): the best opportunities to discover the culture of Auvergne regionMore informations : https://www.chatel-montagne.fr/
Perched in the Bourbon mountains, Chatel-Montagne is a village of artists located 25 km from Vichy. With a magnificent church of the thirteenth century, Chatel-Montagne from the top of its 500 meters is a place steeped in history. It was a renowned barony, where reigned in the eleventh century some of the greatest vassals of lords of Bourbons (the remains of the medieval castle still exist today). It is also animated by its art and craft workshops (painting, stone carving, turned wood, engraved glass …).
1/ No special knowledge or competence is required for this camp, except being motivated and loving work in group You will share friendly moments with local people : be open-minded and curious.2/ Bring: sleeping bag, warm clothes and rain-coat, bathing suit (for male: short pants prohibited in the public swimming pools, please bring a bathing suit). 3/Bring for work: worn out clothes, safety shoes/boots compulsory. 4/ Bring some material from your culture (documents, pictures, postcards, little gift, musical instruments, games,…) to share with other volunteers and local population and make exchanges easier.5/ 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 on the camp, the volunteers will have to pay for it, and then get reimbursed once back in the home country. 6/ Transportation back to the train station at the end of the workcamp will be organized during your stay with the campleader.7/ More info about trains : http://www.voyages-sncf.com/ 8/ If you have a driving license, please bring it along in case of necessity
Chantier ouvert aux Francais a partir de 17 ans