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Working Holiday at Žďár nad Sázavou in Moravia
Saturday 11th June to Saturday 18th June 2016
Participants worked on maintenance works of the Lower Cemetery (which was in fact never used for burials), built by a famous Baroque architect J. B. Santini-Aichel, so that it can be opened to the public. Tasks involved simple building work, some clearance and preservation work and simple terrain. No prior skill was required.
During the week there was the opportunity to visit some of the region’s houses and castles. The UNESCO pilgrimage church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená hora forms part of the complex, see photo on the right.
Maximim participants per week: 6 people from the United Kingdom, 6 local people
Accommodation: arranged in a bed and breakfast or hotel on the site
Cost: The only cost was travel - flight/travel to Brno. Travel to Žd'ár nad Sázavou by minibus
Age-group: Age 20+
For details please apply to Peter Jamieson at: with your contact details.
Photos: left, Lower Cemetery © Gampe, right, the UNESCO pilgrimage church of St. John of Nepomuk at Zelená hora, courtesy of Czech Tourism © Stiburek