Alliance Spain SVICA031 ARCH 01.07.2008 15.07.2008 18-30
Code: SVICA031 Year: 2008
Location: Soto (Campoo De Suso)
Address: Youth Hostel ґEl Monteroґ
Project: ARCH - Archaeology
Initial Date: 01-07-2008 Final Date: 15-07-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 30 Places: 12
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Cantabria. Province of Cantabria (Santander).
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Archaeological works around the roman
church ґSanta Maria de Retortilloґ (near the Roman Public
Square). Exploration of some of these areas. Introduction to the
study of archaeological materials.
COMPLEMENTARY ACTIVITIES.- Cultural and recreational trips to
relevant places. Hiking. Workshops.
INTERNAL RULES.- The volunteers undertake to:
Work in the workcamp during the stipulated hours in the laboral
project, five days a week.
Help and participate in the development of the leisure
Help with the appropiate tasks that belong to them: such as
Respect different beliefs, ideologies and personal differences
within the group.
Remain in the camp while this is taking place.
Respect internal rules and timetables, and do not use particular
vehicles during the camp.
LOCATION.- Juliobriga roman village is located in the village of
Retortillo, 4 Km. from Reinosa. It is a place founded around 1st
Century a.c. Te ruins discovered to this day are supossed to be
only 5% of the total. The activities in the camp will take place
mainly around the church, which is being excavated and restored
ACCOMMODATION/FOOD.- Youth Hostel ґEl Monteroґ - 39211-Soto
(CANTABRIA). Contact telephone: 942 779539. Four personsґ rooms,
leisure rooms, comfortable cafeteria with chimenee, warm water,
central heating, dining room, bike garage, wide parking, garden,
Meals will take place in the Youth Hostel, made by the hostelґs
TRAVELLING INSTRUCTIONS.- By train from Madrid to Reinosa
(Railway Madrid-Santander) - Tel. 902 243402 - Web: www.renfe.es
By bus from Santander to Reinosa (GARCIA, S.L. Company) - Tel.
942 891640 / 362854 / 753113 / 891935 / 804562 - Web:
MEETING POINT.- The first day at 18:30 in Reinosa train station
(From this point we will take a bus). Contact phone number
LANGUAGES SPOKEN.- English and spanish.
THINGS TO BRING.- Sleeping bag or sheets, work clothes, warm
clothes, raincoat, cold weather clothing, comfortable shoes or
trainers, sun cream, sun glasses, musical instrument (optional),
international sanitary card for the EU volunteers.
EMERGENCY CONTACT.- Direcciуn General de Juventud - Vargas
street, 53 - 39010-SANTANDER - Tel. 942 207394
Workcampґs Director (Luis Alberto Gonzбlez): Tel. 629890444 -