Alliance Spain SVIMU071 ARCH 27.07.2008 10.08.2008 18-26
Code: SVIMU071 Year: 2008
Address: Youth Hostel of Cieza
Project: ARCH - Archaeology
Initial Date: 27-07-2008 Final Date: 10-08-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 26 Places: 12
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Murcia. Province of Murcia.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Archaeologic excavations in the housings of
the Islamic Medina of Siyasa, located in the right bank of the
Segura river, inside of the Cieza local term. A big important
deposit with a great quality discoveries. The castle after being
ininhabited by Islamic people in 1226 was used by castellanos and
aragoneses until its definitive destruction in 1457, that was
ordered by the castilian king Enrique IV.
Tasks of archaeologic excavation will be made in the zone of the
Islamic Medina excaved. During these tasks procedures of
registration will be carried out in normalized cards, floors and
sections drawings, archaeologic photos and insertion of the
emerged structures in the general topography of the discovery,
and also tasks of classification and inventory of the
More information about the discovery on:
LEISURE ACTIVITIES.- Sightseeing tours to the historic town
centre and natural spots of the zone (Cueva de la Serreta and
Caсуn de Almadenes), natural touristic ebbs in kayak and rustic
rafts on the Segura river, speleology, walking, soirйes plays,
outdoor cinema, arabic henna workshops, percussion, massages and
ACCOMMODATION.- In the Youth Hostel of Cieza, located in place
ґEl Estrechoґ, next to the Hydraulic Museum called ґMolino de
Teodoroґ. Bed linen are provided to participants (sheets,
By road: From Murcia or Madrid, N-301 (Madrid-Cartagena)
By bus: Lines from Madrid, Murcia, Alicante, Barcelona and
Valencia to Cieza. Bus station of Murcia phone: 968 292211.
By train: Talgo train Madrid-Cieza. Phone: 902 240202 -
MEETING POINT.- In the Youth Hostel of Cieza, during the first
day of the start of workcamp. You have to contact with the
coordinator, Cristуbal Herrera (from Monday to Friday in the
morning) - Phone: 606372701.
LANGUAGES SPOKEN.- English and spanish.
THINGS TO BRING.- Sport clothes and shoes, little rucksack,
canteen, personal toilet things, sun protector, cap and hat for
the sun, mosquitoes repellent, swimsuit, binoculars, camera,
international sanitary card for the EU volunteers.
Youth Institute (Antonio Cordoba) - Tel: 968 357273
Siyasa Museum (from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 14:00 hours)
- Tel: 968 773153
Informajoven Cieza (from Monday to Friday in the morning) - Tel:
968 764353 (Marнa).