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  • Restoration at Vizovice Chateau, East Moravia, Czech Republic

    Posted on November 17, 2018


    Beautiful Vizovice Chateau dates from the 18th century and is now in the care of the Czech National Heritage Institute.  Join our international team of participants who will be working on the dismantling and rebuilding of one of the boundary walls to the Chateau.  The charming town of Vizovice is situated in an area rich in historic sites, some of which you will visit during the week.  It is also the home of Slivovitz and is close to the model Industrial town of Zlin, which was founded by the Bata shoe company.  No prior skills are required, although participants will need to have a good level of fitness.  Age 20+.

    Meeting point:  Participants can be met at Ostrava international airport, which has direct Ryanair flights from London Stansted, on the first day of the holiday.

    Accommodation:  Bed & Breakfast in a local pension in shared twin-bedded ensuite rooms.  A limited number of single rooms are available.  Lunch will be served at the Chateau and there is a choice of venues for the evening meal.

    Dates:  07/09/2019 – 14/09/2019

    Price: c.£275

    This working holiday is run by The Friends of Czech Heritage, a UK-based charity set up twelve years ago to raise awareness of historic buildings, artefacts, gardens and parks in the Czech Republic.

    To book please email:  info@czechfriends.net with your contact details, preferred holiday and date.  For more information about this organisation go to www.czechfriends.net

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