FORMER EPISCOPAL PALACE of ALBAS,
july 9th to 27th 2018
august 1st to 17th 2018
This worksite is divided in two periods, in July and August.
You may enrol for one or the other.
♜ The medieval city of Albas is located on a rocky spur above the Lot river. In the 13th century it becomes the home residence of the bishops of Cahors. The old castrum still exists today even though it has been modified througout the centuries. Nowadays it hosts the city hall and the post office of Albas.
Restoration of the façades
Msonry work and repointing
Stone dressing and laying
Accomodation in tents
City camping site "Pech Del Gal"
Cahors SNCF train station
+ bus n°913 - direction Monsempron-Libos - stop at "Albas place de la Mairie"
Time of arrival : around 2pm or 6pm
Pay attention to the bus timetables when organising your journey
A stonemason and a technician both from the association
18 years old minimum
WATCH OUT ! The worksite will concern one of the mairie's façades that stands above the cliff ; hence the works will be done from a scaffolding erected against the façade and above the cliff. The worksite is then not recommended for people submitted to vertigo.
JULY : you must enrol for at least two weeks
AUGUST : you must enrol for the whole stay
140 € full-board accomodation + 30 € annual subscription