Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses, Brousses-et-Villaret

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Once the center of great innovation in paper-making, Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses showcases a traditional paper mill where you can see a variety of types of paper produced using old methods. Discover antique technologies and craftsmanship, including the use of uncommon materials like rag paper, lavender, ferns, and other substances. The production at the mill stopped for many years in the 20th century, but eventually resumed due to a desire to preserve the history and techniques of the original industry. Writers, historians, artists, and printers have come to prize the high-quality papers created at this facility. Use our Brousses-et-Villaret trip planning site to add Le Moulin à Papier de Brousses and other attractions to your Brousses-et-Villaret vacation plans.
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  • October 5, 2017
    A visit that allows to see all stages of manufacturing of handmade paper. Paper plant of hemp, of asparagus, lavender or of nettle or even of elephant or horse dung. but also blue paper made John, rose in a t-shirt... A visit interesting and fun because you can make his sheet of paper. The setting is very nice, which does not hurt.
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  • September 27, 2017
    visit nice and very attractive, plan to arrive a little before the time of the visit because the parking is not on the spot (about 500 m). The people are very nice, explain well. Children like adults should appreciate this visit
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  • September 19, 2017
    An informative tour and ecological, a mill kept in a magnificent site, the discovery of the manufacturing of sheets of paper
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  • September 21, 2016
    Lovely friendly demonstration of the history of paper making, tour takes up to 90 mins and tend to be on the hour throughout the day. Note though closed for lunch 12.00 - 2.00 pm.
  • August 13, 2017
    The parking lot is really small and located in the middle of the trees with stumps of trees is apparent in the middle of the road with stones coming out of the ground. I had to turn back because more space between shrubs and badly parked cars because not the choice and impossible to turn. Suffice to say that ca scrapes by time under the car and that it is better to have an suv. It is a bit scandalous not to better develop this site.
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  • September 1, 2017
    Wonderful visit with a friendly humorous guide. I recommend especially the fun activity after the visit.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Visit. Beautiful setting, hospitality and friendly explanations
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  • July 23, 2017
    Super cool. We and our 3 children really enjoyed the visit. I suggest...
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