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CAT04 ESPAÑA Vidreres ARCH 16/08/2020 30/08/2020

CAT04: ST ISCLE CASTLE: Looking for a past

From 16/08/2020 to 30/08/2020, Vidreres - ARCH 24 Vols. 18-29

St. Iscle Castle is situated in Vidreres, a XII century town. The castle is a historical patrimony of big importance in Catalonia, but for many years was degraded and abandoned. Two weeks to learn and share experiences with people from different countries around the world, gain archeological and cultural knowledge, get to know the natural environment, participate in free time activities and much more!

 

LOCATION: Vidreres, La Selva

NEAREST AIRPORT: Girona or Barcelona

WORK

The technical work consists on archaeological excavation, restoration, rehabilitation, subsequent management and public dissemination.The daily work will be focused on the recovery of the various rooms of St. Iscle, in order to make possible its restoration. Participants will be provided with the necessary tools and our archaeologists will explain the basic techniques about ruins restoration.

ACOMMODATION

At the Salvador Espriu School. The accommodation is held in the gym floor that will be equipped with mattresses and cabinets for all participants. Sleeping bags are needed.  Toilets and showers will be the ones of the school and the municipal swimming pool is just in front of the Salvador Espriu School. The living facilities will be in the same school. Meals will be held at the school canteen.

FREE TIMES ACTIVITIES

Many activities in the village (gymkhanas, film forum, visits to the seminal market…), interaction with local people.

Cultural excursions (Girona, Barcelona, Lloret de Mar and Costa Brava).

 

Hard work

Yes, but it can be adapted to each person’s abilities.