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Continue the commitment of former international participants and renovate the House of Associations!
The work is continuing on the old and majestic bourgeois stone building in the municipality of Latresne (www.mairie-latresne.fr). You will continue on the momentum of the former building sites. With a rhythm of two workcamps per summer, the intercultural link that has been forged between the participants and the residents is very strong. And it is this link that is so important for Concordia.
Just like last year, you will look with a lime plaster tinted with natural pigments at the associations house, an old bourgeois stone building. This time, the work will be done on the main entrance of the front side of the house. The participants will also renovate the ornamental mouldings of the facade and the balustrades. Part of the work will take place on scaffolding. The July session will have cleared the plaster beforehand, you will take over!
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will be accommodated in the heart of the city, where you will sleep in tents. You will have the chance to experience collective lifestyle, work together on different tasks for example preparing the meals. With the budget assigned to the group, the participants will buy healthy, local products.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Latresne is situated in the Entre-Deux-Mers region, close to Bordeaux, and close to the Bay of Arcachon. The region offers you to discover its vineyards, its remarkable castles, abbeys and churches, and its hilly relief between the Garonne and the Dordogne rivers.
If you wish, you can discover the Bordeaux region through numerous walks, the city classified as a UNESCO world heritage site, or go to the Dune du Pilat, a unique landscape. Make the most of your free time to discover this region together.
Bring a sleeping bag, camping mat, working clothes, sports shoes, warm and rain gear, a torch, a bathing suit and sun cream. Don't hesitate to bring your musical instruments, recipes, games or specialties from your country to let everyone discover them.
Citizens of the European Union must bring their EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) and all participants, without exception must bring their insurance certificate. In case of medical care participants have to pay the cost but will be reimbursed once back in their home country.
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