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SJ08-1 FRANCIA Fouras-les-Bains CONS 11/06/2020 02/07/2020

LE FORT DE L’AIGUILLE 2 | SJ08 | 2020-06-11 - 2020-07-02 | CONS | Age: 18 - 90

 

Situated at the mouth of Charente, the Fouras Peninsula is home to 3 ports and 5 beaches on the Atlantic coast. Following 8 international workcamps carried out between 2015 and 2019, the town of Fouras-les-Bains and the association Maison des Bateleurs - Solidarités Jeunesses wished to renew their partnership in 2020 in order to continue the rehabilitation work on the Aiguille fort (known as the largest in France). In an idyllic setting with a view of Fort Boyard, the work will consist of rehabilitating the redoubt, a fortification system built by Vauban to protect the town of Fouras from a possible invasion from an enemy landing by the sea.

Work: You will have the mission to develop the site of the Fort de lAiguille. The work will consist of delimiting the areas that are an integral part of the redoubt, thus securing and protecting the site for future cultural events. You will have to create and install a barrier and a fence around the fort, on the eastern front. You will also have to remove the old gate, which is in poor condition and unsightly, in order to replace it.

Accomodation and food: Collective in tents at Fouras campsite (swimming pool, multi-sports area, WIFI, snack bar, etc.) Food will be provided and meals will be prepared in turns.

Location: Fouras-les-Bains

Location and Leisure: Location: Fouras-les-Bains, Charente-Maritime, 20 km from Rochelle. Leisure activities: You will be able to discover numerous nautical activities; such as fishing and sailing with local clubs. The beach, the bike rides bordering the sea, the beach volleyball and other pleasures are there to discover. You can also visit forts and museums as well as some cities like La Rochelle and Rochefort. Leisure activities will promote the meeting with the inhabitants who are waiting for you with impatience!

Train/Bus station: Closest train tation: Rochefort (17300)

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Language: eng,fra

Extra Fee: 0