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.
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.
- Covered picnic area
- Public WC
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Pets welcome
- Educational visits
- Coach access
- Tourist brochures
- Guided tours
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.
- Bank/credit card
- Travellers Cheque
From 09/04 to 02/07/2023, every Sunday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
From 08/07 to 31/08/2023 between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.
From 03/09 to 01/11/2023, every Sunday between 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm.
- Not accessible in a wheelchair
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.
Located 15 minutes far from St-Bonnet-le-Château and 45 from St-Etienne.