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Soort werk
29 juli t/m 12 augustus
Sustainable Development Goals
14. Leven onder het water, 17. Partnerschappen voor de doelstellingen
Aantal deelnemers
12 (6 mannen en 6 vrouwen)

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Get involved in the preservation and the enhancement of the washhouse of a French village, feet in the water of the Andelot river! The village has three washhouses, the most remarkable is located at the exit of the village, below a small stone bridge. The washhouse consists of two large basins crossed by the Andelot river, in a green area where it is pleasant to rest in a cool place under the trees in the summer. Aware about their heritage, the municipality decided to welcome an international workcamp to help with its renovation. Your main mission will be to rebuild the damaged parts of the washhouse walls. Supervised by a technical leader, you will learn traditional building techniques using local stones and lime mortars. The feet in the river, you will also remove the vegetation in the washhouse pool. Finally, you will give a coat of eco-friendly paint on the three benches and the picnic table on the site. The tasks will be varied; you won't have time to be bored!

Accommodatie en maaltijden

You will be accompanied by two camp leaders throughout your stay. The town of Gannat, a 10-minute drive away, welcomes you for accommodation. You will sleep at the local site in individual tent, on the grass. You will have your meals and showers in the nearby stadium, which offers a large living space in a quiet location. This will be reserved for your group and closed to the public. Hand washing of laundry. The group will be sharing the cleaning chores and preparing meals together. The budget will be allocated to the group leader and you will participate in the preparation of meals, prioritizing products from the market and local producers. Travel between St Priest d’Andelot and Gannat will be by minibus and car.

Locatie en vrije tijd

The town of Gannat is located in Auvergne, 50 km away from Clermont-Ferrand and 20 km from Vichy. It is a small town on a human face, old medieval city, with many shops. During your stay, you will enjoy the town's summery energy and the countryside right on its doorstep: hiking, swimming in the lakes, local party including the Festival of World Cultures, etc.


Every year, the Saint-Pourcain Sioule Limagne municipalities welcome European volunteers and international workcamps on its territory, in partnership with Concordia. This year, the town of Saint-Priest-d’Andelot offered a workcamp project and is delighted to welcome international volunteers for the first time. It will be the first workcamp organised in the city and the inhabitants are looking forward to welcoming you and share with you their traditions and heritage.


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 arise on the project, volunteers will have to pay for it, and will then be reimbursed once back in their home country.


Bring work clothes, walking boots and a backpack. Nights can be chilly, so bring warm clothes and a good sleeping bag. You can also bring recipes from your home country, musical instruments and games. For more information visit: https://www.valdesioule.com






Soort werk





Aantal vrijwilligers

12 (6 mannen en 6 vrouwen)


15 t/m 17 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 200



Sustainable Development Goal


Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 200.

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