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Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire region, 13th-16th centuries

Volunteers worksite

​​​ 30th of JuNE - 19th of July 2024

The primitive stronghold is now destroyed and had been rebuilt several times until the 16th century. Poet Joachim du Bellay was born there in the 16th century but nowadays the only remains of this era are the gatehouse, the chapel and parts of the curtain walls. 

Listed "Historical Monument" in 1941.

Restoration of the chapel

Plants removal, cleaning and withdrawal of the pointing

Masonries mending and repointing

Introduction to measurement surveys

Accomodation in tents

Football stadium, 49530 LIRÉ

Ancenis train station

a vehicle from the association will pick up the participants

Arrival time : on the 30th of june in the afternoon

285 euros full-board accomodation + 30 euros annual subscription

16 years old minimum

Please subscribe for at least a week

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