About the local hosting organizationThe main aim of the Ecomuseum of the Terrazzamenti and the Grape-vine in Cortemilia (Cuneo province), are the knowledge, the activ preservation and valorisation of the terraced landscape of the Hight Langa area, Including traditional knowledge that refers to it, both material and intangible Workcamps are dedicated to the maintenance work of the terraced landscape: this is an important activity to take always alive this landscape and also accessible and used. In the previous years volunteers rebuilt some walls of the terraces in Monteoliveto and some walls in dry in stone in the historical centre of Cortemilia. In collaboration with professional local cooks, during the bad weather, volunteers learned and preparated some traditional recipes.
About the volunteer workWork of cutting vegetation, weed plants and shrubs, cleaning of the landfill, along the ancient paved paths – Sternie – of Monteoliveto and of what from the hamlet Doglio leads to the hamlet La Pieve. The work of cutting and cleaning of the vegetation, of the earth moving, will be organized in collaboration with the Volunteers of the civil protection of Cortemilia.
Local accommodationin Monteoliveto farm building.
Extra info about the projectDON'T TRAVEL ON SUNDAY because THERE AREN'T PUBBLIC TRANSPORTS TO CORTEMILIA. The arrival has to be on monday. DON'T ARRIVE TO MILANO AND ORIO AL SERIO AIRPORTS AFTER 12.30 a.m. (you can't take in time the last trains or bus to arrive at Cortemilia the same day.) DON'T LEAVE WITH AIRPLANES FROM MILANO OR ORIO AL SERIO BEFORE THE 5 p.m. (there aren't bus or train to reach it the same day) AIRPORT OF CUNEO LEVALDIGI: there are no public connections with CORTEMILIA (only service Taxi