Age 18 +
The Association for the rescue of the Brekov castle is concerned with the conservation of the Brekov Castle,
renovating some of its parts and generally saving it. Besides this, they are involved in collecting information
about the Brekov castle, guide activities (from archives, literature, inhabitants), fundraising, provide information
to the wide public and organizing cultural events connected to the castle. Workcamps are organized on Brekov castle
Work: Reconstruction works in the area of an ancient ruins of the castle – “Brekov“ from the 13th century. It will involve manual masonry
works. The volunteers will help with the archaeological research on the castle. Cleaning environmental works will be also part of the work.
The volunteers will learn the old techniques of masonry.
Location and leisure: Brekov is a village near Humenne in the Presov Region of north-east Slovakia.
The ruins of the Brekov castle are located on the hill above the village and are in good shape.
Brekov Castle was built around 650 AD by the Slavonic nations. The area offers several possibilities for
hiking or visiting several ruins of the castle.
Terminal: Airport, bus, train in Bratislava, Kosice; then train or bus to Humenne.
Volunteers will be picked up in Humenne and transported by local partner directly to Brekov.
Please keep in mind that the journey from Bratislava to Humenne takes for app. 8 hours.
Plan your journey to Bratislava with arrive in the morning or try to find connection directly to Kosice
(2 hours from Humenne).
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