Moulin à Eau de Cougnaguet

Historic site and monument ,  Mill at Calès
  • This mill, listed as a Historic Monument, is undoubtedly the best known in Quercy, partly because it has been open to the public for so long, but principally thanks to its magnificent natural setting and to the very fine quality of the fortified building. Its history, intimately connected with that of the Cistercian monks of Les Alix, began in the 13th C. There are no less than four pairs of grindstones, which enabled 3 tons of flour to be milled per day. Mr. Faure shows visitors round and sets the mill working for each visit. He points out all the methods the monks used to prevent thieves/pillagers getting in and stealing the flour. Models make it easy to understand how the mill functioned.

  • Quality standards
Services
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • bus parking
    • Car park
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
Rates
Payments methods
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2016
  • Rates 2017
  • 4,50 €
  • 2,50 €
  • Guided visit single adult
    5 €
  • Guided visit single child
    From 3 € to 5 €
  • Guided visit group (per adult)
    3 €
  • Guided visit group (per child)
    2 €
  • Adult
    5 €
  • Child rate
    From 3 € to 5 €
  • Group rate
    3 €
  • Children's group
    2 €
Openings
  • From April 1, 2017
    until September 30, 2017
  • From October 1, 2017
    until October 31, 2017
  • Monday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • Tuesday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • Wednesday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • Friday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 18:00
  • * Congés scolaires de Toussaint à la demande.
  • Monday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Friday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday
    10:00 - 12:00
    14:00 - 17:00
  • * Congés scolaires de Toussaint à la demande.
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