Restoration of The Medieval Castle of Saint-Barthelemy in France
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
The Medieval Castle of Saint-Barthelemy and its chapel stand on a hill just above the gorges of Arize, in the municipality of Durban-sur-Arize. Located halfway between Foix and St Girons, Durban-sur-Arize, crossed by Arize, is a charming village in the Ariège part of the Regional Natural Park of the Pyrenees. The village has a remarkable built heritage with many preserved stone buildings. The Castle of Saint-Barthelemy is an ancient medieval fortress dated back to the 11th century.
The aim of this project is to go further in the conservation of these buildings and continue the protection of the site, secure access to the castle and complete the development of a permanent visitor and volunteer center. A group of international volunteers is invited to help in this work.
Supervised by a technical leader, the volunteers will take part in various maintenance and development projects on the site of the Château Saint-Barthelemy. This includes restoration of walls (masonry works), clearing of vegetation, etc.
Located in the heart of Séronnais, the site offers many hiking opportunities. Local volunteers will offer you an introduction into archeology and rock climbing.
Dates: August 20 - September 1, 2018
Find out more about this and other volunteer opportunities in France at: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-france
For programs in other countries check out: http://cadip.org
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
To enroll in the project now, click here: http://cadip.org or give us a call:
USA: 646-657-2900; 617-841-0400; 310-882-7400
Canada: 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500; 604-628-7400; 780-638-2500