Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule is a rural village surrounded by many hiking trails. They are followed by hikers and trailers. You will learn how to use green spaces maintaining tools and your work will allow an easier and more pleasant passage. Your work will benefit the village which is looking forward to your motivation and dynamism. You will work right in the middle of nature and will discover the region s typical plants. You will also participate in the restoration of a well. You will learn the basis of building work. A team from the village will supervise the work, they ll be happy to share their technical and cultural knowledge with you. You will work 4 to 5 hours a day.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
You will be accommodated in tents on the municipal campsite. You will walk to the workplace. The campsite is a very pleasant place located on the edge of the Sioule river. For transportation, the village will provide the group with a minibus.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule is located about 50km north from Clermont-Ferrand. This village is characterised by its stone houses and its Romanesque church, a typical artistic movement of Auvergne. Various hiking trails pass near the village, in some of them, carved stone crosses can be found. Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule is located on the edge of the Sioule river. Nautical activities such as canoeing and kayaking are possible. The river offers a 30km way down. To visit: the dairy farms and the bronze foundry workshop. Near the village, you can find numerous little castles. The Chateau Rocher (Rock Castle) is sitting on a 150 meters rock peak. The Veauce Castle, built in the 11th century is also a must-see. To discover: the village of Charroux, certified as a Most Beautiful Village of France . Its specialty: mustard. Old medieval village, it is characterized by architectural elements from this time period in France: narrow streets, a half-timbered house, a covered market and the Saint-Jean-Baptiste church. During summer, the villages surrounding Saint-Gal-sur-Sioule organize village fairs where you will be able to listen to music and taste local gastronomy. You will meet people from the region and discover the local specialties.
Chantier ouvert aux jeunes francais a partir de 17 ans