The flour mill of the Rambourg mill is revealed to you for a guaranteed immersion!
Nestled in lush greenery, the Rambourg mill is the only survivor of the forty water mills installed along the Yon.
It was one of the oldest in the region: its presence is attested around 1250 but it is very likely that at this location, near the ford, other mills had preceded it.
How does it work?
The wheel is its engine, the reach its reservoir and water its source of energy. It is also a rework mill since the wheat was passed through the machines several times in order to obtain bread flour.
This mill operated until 1981 and owes its longevity to the fact that it was modernized very early (1912) with the introduction in particular of mechanical grinders thus allowing it to increase its productivity and to compete with the flour mills which will make it disappear. of the landscape the last mills in the years 1930-1950.
And to learn all about the life of these millers and their work, follow the guide through the three floors of the mill. The path of the grain of wheat to become flour will no longer hold any secrets for you.
Immerse yourself in the history of the last water mill in the valley.
|free Children under 6 years old.|
|Individual rate adult||3€|
|Individual rate reduced PMR, job seekers, students, 6-18 years old.||2€|
On site, you will find a picnic area and hiking trails to continue your immersion in this green setting that is the Yon River.