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CONCF-012 FRANCIA CAMBLANES RENO,ARCH 09/08/2018 23/08/2018

CAMBLANES – Gallo-roman mansion | CONCF-012 | 2018-08-09 - 2018-08-23 | RENO,ARCH | Age: 15 - 17


Help saving a 2,000 years old heritage and discover the history of Camblanes, a village in the countryside around Bordeaux! The city of Camblanes is a former Roman village. The municipality wants to highlight the remains of that past. Abandoned for over 20 years, digging around a Gallo-Roman villa requires the intervention of motivated volunteers to protect the vestiges from deterioration and to help maintaining the area. During your stay, you will participate in local celebrations and visit the surrounding area.

Work: You will participate in the cleaning of the site and the protection of the Gallo-Roman villa of Camblanes. This years work will focus on the enhancement of the site. You will have to rebuild a small wall the exact same way romans use to build them. You will also have to do some landscaping in order to establish a clear perimeter of the area.

Accomodation and food: You will sleep under tents for 2, boys and girls separated. The tents will be provided. Please bring your mat and sleeping bag. You will have access to showers and toilets. A club house will be at your disposal for cooking and other group activities. The group will share collective tasks, manage the budget along with the camp leaders, shop and prepare meals made of local and healthy product.


Location and Leisure: Camblanes is a village populated by 3,000 inhabitants, about twenty kilometres from Bordeaux. Surrounded by vineyards, it offers many attractions such as hikes along the Garonne, visits of Bordeaux city or an excursion to the Atlantic Ocean shores.

Train/Bus station: Bordeaux main train station.

Requirements: Bring a warm sleeping bag and mat, working clothes and shoes, warm and rain clothes and a flashlight. 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 happen on the project, volunteers will have to pay for it, and then be reimbursed once back in their home country.

Language: eng

Extra Fee: 165 EUR

Meeting point: Bordeaux main train station. Closest airport: Bordeaux or Paris.