Description: The Civil Association Rakociho cesta carries the idea of a touristic path that would connect places related to the history of the Rakociaeuros family tree. The aim of the movement is to preserve and renovate historical monuments and traditions. They would like to continue with the original aeurooeRakociaeuros pathaeuro goal which was to contribute to the development of the region. Rakociho cesta is currently involved in the renovation of the following castles: Saris, Kapusany, Sebes, Solnohrad (Salt Castle), Lipovce and Obisovce. The workcamps are organized with the association since 2008.
Type of Work: Revitalizing the old ruins of the small Lipovce Castle from 13th century: renovation works, cleaning the area, help with masonry work with the traditional techniques, transport of the material like sand, rocks, and water. The volunteers will help with archeological activities and they will learn about castles in Eastern Slovakia.
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay at a gym in local school or in a cultural house. Showers and facilities, hot water are provided in local school. In both places there is a fully equipped kitchen. Sleeping bag and mat is needed. Volunteers will be in charge of preparing the breakfast and the dinner. Lunch will be provided by the local partner. On demand, vegetarian meals can be provided.
Requirements: Bring sleeping bag and mat, working clothes and gloves, warm clothes, raincoat, strong boots, swimming suit, insect repellent and a smile on your lips :) Also, if possible, music instruments and USB with your favourite songs and photos from your country.
Approximate Location: Airport aeuro( Vienna, Bratislava, or Kosice; then train or bus to Presov. Then bus to Lipovce. Please keep in mind that the journey from Bratislava to Presov takes up to 8 hours. So please plan your journey to Bratislava with arrival in the morning or try to find flight connection directly to Kosice (40 minutes from Presov by train or bus).
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