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Vignal Mill

Apinac

As well as the fascinating building and features of the site, the guides make you discover a mill still powered by the river’s water and the ancestral expertise of the Forez millers at the end of 18th century.

Description

On the edge of the river "Andrable", this mill remains thanks to the work of a nonprofit organization.
Discovert the 2 grindstones for bread-making quality and animal flour.
The oil mil and the cover beater. A beautiful walk dor the whole family that will take through the miller's work and perpetuates ancestral gestures.
Do not miss the path of Vignal's Mill.

Animals

accepted

Equipements

  • Covered picnic area
  • Public WC
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking

services

  • Pets welcome
  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Guided tours

Prices

Adult: 5 €
Child : from 3 €
Group adults: from 4 €
Group children : from 3.50 €.

Free entry for children < 8 years, the drivers, children accompanied by an adult.
Child entry valid for 8 - 16 years.
Group rate available for > 15 people.

Payment options

  • Bank/credit card Bank/credit card
  • Check Check
  • Travellers Cheque Travellers Cheque
  • Cash Cash

Opening period

From 17/04 to 03/07/2022, every Sunday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.

From 09/07 to 31/08/2022 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.

From 04/09 to 01/11/2022, every Sunday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.

Spoken languages

  • English English
  • French French

Adapted tourism

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair

Themes

  • Tips : Many activities and workshops during the year.

    "Investigate" game for 3/12 year olds

    Two easy hiking trails starting from the mill, one 2.2 km long and the other 3.2 km long, with a difference in altitude of about a hundred metres. These two loops allow you to discover the two slopes of the Andrable, with various ecosystems, natural or agricultural, as well as a succession of old mills.

Location

Located 15 minutes far from St-Bonnet-le-Château and 45 from St-Etienne.

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Vignal Mill 35, Impasse du Moulin Lieu-dit Vignal 42550 Apinac 04 77 50 80 23