Alliance Spain SVIGA021 ARCH 16.07.2008 30.07.2008 18-24
Code: SVIGA021 Year: 2008
Name: ESPIСEIRA I
Location: Boiro (Boiro)
Address: Youth Camp Espiсeira
Project: ARCH - Archaeology
Initial Date: 16-07-2008 Final Date: 30-07-2008
Min Age: 18 Max Age: 24 Places: 6
Description of Workcamp:
REGION.- Region of Galicia. Province of A Coruсa.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK.- Archaeological intervention: excavation and
consolidation of the ruins and exhumed rests, in the O Neixon
camp (a Celtic village) in order to get ist revaluation as a
cultural resource, promoting the creation of an archaeological
classroom and making possible to pay a cultural visit to the
Classification and reconstruction of ceramics recovered from
excavations. Going out into important historical and cultural
Realization of ideals reconstructions of the structure excavated
and search of the natural lines of transit.
NOTE: These activities are for your guidance and will be able
changed in the development of workcamp.
ACCOMMODATION/FOOD.- In the youth camp “Espiсeira”, in Boiro (A
Coruсa) (Tel. 981 845260)-only available during the activity).
Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided by specialized
Volunteers will be picked up by bus everyday from the youth camp
to the place of work.
LOCATION.- The archaeological area in Neixуn is situated in the
parish of Saint Vicenzo de Cespуn (Boiro municipality). Neixуn is
considered one of most interesting cultural landscapes of the
Barbanza peninsula. Therefore, not only is it a geographic symbol
in this part of the Arousa estuary, and a natural space of
considerable beauty, but it also presents itself as a very
important archaeological site for the understanding of
The denominated Castro Grande (Big Fort) of Neixon is a fortified
settlement probably constructed around the C. IV BC. Its strong
boundary wall, formed by barricaded earth, protects the point
from easy access along the isthmus.
In the Archaeological Centre of Barbanza building, besides the
archaeological area in Neixуn, is hosted a permanent and
interactive exhibition, from recent prehistory to Romanization of
Galicia. Here we find the most significant material remains
recovered since 2003 at Castro Grande by youngsters who attend
the annual international work camp.
Boiro town belongs to A Coruсa province and it is 48 Km away
from Santiago de Compostela city, 118 Km away from A Coruсa city,
119 Km away from Lugo and 90 Km away from Vigo (Pontevedra).
NOTE: This work camp 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
Ph. +34 982 220 300
- Service A Coruсa-Santiago-Pontevedra-Vigo Company: MONBUS
(www.monbus.es) Ph. +34 902 292 900
- Service Santiago-Boiro-Ribeira. Company: ARRIVA