Alliance Spain SVIGA061 ARCH 01.08.2008 15.08.2008 18-24
Code: SVIGA061 Year: 2008
Location: Sarria (Casco Urbano)
Address: ґEscuela-Hogarґ - Sarria
Project: ARCH - Archaeology
Initial Date: 01-08-2008 Final Date: 15-08-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 24 Places: 6
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Galicia. Province of Lugo.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Archaeological intervention: works of
archaeological and topographical prospecting. Archaeological
draws of structures, cleaning and documentation.
The objective of this program is to prepare the site to receipt
cultural and educational visits in the future.
COMPLEMENTARY ACTIVITIES.- Leisure activities: trekking routes,
Sports activities like canoeing, climbing…
Cultural activities to know the surrounding
Visits to rich places in historic-artistic and natural
Note: these activities are for your guidance and will be able
changed in the development of work camp.
ACCOMMODATION/FOOD.- Participants will be accommodated in the
residence “Escuela – Hogar” Plaza de Galicia s/n 27600-Sarria
(Lugo). Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided by
Volunteers will be picked up by bus everyday from the “Escuela”
to the place of work.
LOCATION.- This workcamp is located in Formigueiros in the
municipal area of Samos (Lugo-Galicia) 12 Km away from Sarria, 40
Km away from Monforte de Lemos, 50 Km away from Lugo town, 92 Km
away from Ourense, 138 Km away from A Coruсa, 180 Km away from
Santiago de Compostela, and 192 Km away from Vigo (Pontevedra).
The hillfort (castro) of Formigueiros is near of the vast
megalithic necropolis of Sta. Marina. It’s an important example
of the fortify settlements in the Iron Age and it is remarkable
for its complex defensive system made by an stone wall and four
lines of defence with the same number of moats.
Samos and Sarria are two stages in the French Way (Pilgrim’s Way)
to drive the pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela through the
Galician oriental mountains.
NOTE: This workcamp has no access for physical disabled people.
By plane: (www.aena.es). Ph. +34 902 404 704
Santiago de Compostela airport. Ph. + 34 981 547 501
A Coruсa airport. Ph. +34 981 187 200
Vigo airport. Ph. +34. 986 268 200
(www.empresafreire.com. Ph. +34 982 220 300
- Service Monforte-Lugo. Company: MONBUS (www.monbus.es) Ph. +34
902 292 900
- Service A Coruсa-Lugo. Company: ARRIVA (www.arriva.es). Ph.
+34 902 277 482
- Service Ourense-Lugo. Company LA DIRECTA. Ph. +34 988 211 911
A Coruсa. Ph. + 34 981 184 335
Lugo. Ph. + 34 982 223 985
Santiago de Compostela. Ph. + 34 981 542 416
Vigo. Ph. + 34 986 373 411 (www.vigobus.com)
Ourense. Ph. + 34 988 216 027
Ferrol. Ph. + 34 981 324 751