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Scything and Haymaking in Transylvania July/August 2024

Our friend Attila Sarig in eastern Transylvania is running two haycamps this year which I would thoroughly recommend!
In 2011 a group from EuCAN spent a wonderful fortnight in two areas of Transylvania in Romania. The landscape, people and wildlife are out of this world! In 2016 we travelled with a group of enthusiastic volunteers to take part in the Haycamp at Gyimes and had an amazing experience!
You can read about these trips and view some of our photos on these links.
Photo albums:
This is a summary of the dates and venue:
Date: 14 July-20 July and 04 August-10 August 2024.
Location: Gyimesbükk, Áldomáspataka (Ghimeş-Făget, Aldămaş .
Organizer: Sárig Attila and his family.

“Hay meadows provide an immense range of benefits to farming communities and wider society. They create some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery and cultural landscapes. Simply to watch this natural, environmental and cultural heritage disappear before our eyes is, surely, not an option we can consider,” said HRH the Prince of Wales in a message to our policy seminar at the European Parliament, Brussels, 2012. Watch the video at

Further details of the weeks are on this link – the programme, fees etc
Contact: For registration, transportation possibilities, optional tours before or after the event or any other detail please contact Sarig Attila, (, Tel. 0040727859882 and
Carpathian Escapes, , 0040770345948
This is not an organised EuCAN project but if you are interested in going, EuCAN would be prepared to contribute £100 towards your return rail ticket – we want to discourage flying!
Please forward this information to anyone you think might be interested.