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LAC DE VEZOLES 2 – Horse and nature lovers this workcamp is for you! | CONCF-304 | 2020-10-16 - 2020-10-30 | ENVI,AGRI | Age: 18 - 99


Our partner is the Herault County. We have been working with the Environment section of the county for four years now! We’ve been carrying out international projects together to support Environmental Sensitive Areas. The county owns natural sites and promotes an important environmental policy on a regional scale in order to preserve its rich biodiversity. The county will support the farmer who wishes to horse breeding in this area.

Work: For nature lovers who want to get involved in biodiversity preservation! Your mission: to provide a suitable place for horses to live by installing in a natural area fence posts, shelter and pasture. This project also aims to give an opportunity to a farmer to establish on the site and to reinforce the horse breeding while preserving the environment within the national action plan for biodiversity of Environmental Sensitive Areas. The work will be mainly physical, but the amazing landscape will give you energy to accomplish the mission! Supervised by a specialist, you will be proud of your daily work. You have to not be afraid of horses because you will see them every day. You can also work on the renovation of shelter near the lake.

Accomodation and food: You will stay on a campsite at the shelter near Lake Vezoles and the town of Salvetat Sur Agout. Sleeping in tents (two participants in each tent; bring your sleeping mat and your down sleeping bag). The shelter is provided by the local partner. You will share collective tasks and prepare meals together. A budget will be allocated to the camp leaders and you will participate in the tasks, including going to the markets and buying food. We will use healthy and local products. The conditions are quite basic in an isolated environment in the middle of nature. You will not have access to 4G or WIFI all the time and places.


Location and Leisure: The site is located near the Lake Vezoles and the town of Salvetat Sur Agout in the Herault. The place benefits from a remarkable environment in terms of fauna and flora, as well its magnificent natural landscapes characteristic of the Mediterranean forest and its mild climate. Nearby you will find several little villages with great charm, typical vernacular heritage, vineyards and olive trees, warmth and friendliness! You will be able to bath in fresh and unusual gorges of water and enjoy outdoor activities. You will have the chance to encounter wild animals and contemplate the starry sky. During the project you can attend the traditional festivals of the village and learn about the arts, crafts and local cuisine!

Train/Bus station: SALVETAT-SUR-AGOUT train station


Language: eng

Extra Fee: 0

Remember to take gloves, clothes and good shoes for walking and working. Also remember to take your sunglasses, your swimsuit and a beach towel! The days are sometimes very hot during this period but the nights can however be cool. If you wish you can also bring music and a typical object of your country.