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Moulin de Raire
Sallertaine. Tel 02 51 35 51 82
windmill was built by a local lord in 1555, and is the only windmill in
France that has been turning without interruption since its
Without any folklore or gimmicks the Burgaud family, descendants of a
long line of millers, continue to work this fascinating piece of
machinery using the techniques of previous generations.
Take a tour of this astonishing and ingenious historic monument and the listen to the commentary provided.
There is a permanent exhibition on the history of milling and the techniques involved.
The mill’s specialities are organic wheat and buckwheat flour, crepes, biscuits and other local produce.
Open: Febuary to May holidays 14h to 18h
June & September. Everyday 14h to 18h
July/August everyday 10h to 12h & 14h to 18.30h
Tariff: Adults €3.75 Children €1.80
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