Moulin de Courteille

France > Pays de la Loire > Sarthe > 72540 > Mareil-en-Champagne > Courteille

The mill of Courteille, is nestled in the valley of the Vègre, a charming river full of fish. The visit is commented and lasts one hour, history and operation of mills from the Middle Ages to today, the different types of mills and their techniques ...

This "wheat" mill was already mentioned as early as 1534. Its layout is typical of the mills of the Sarthe, installed on medium rivers. Its current mechanism is "said" in the English style, its cast iron gears and its pulleys date from the middle of the 19th century. Its large 5.00m diameter paddle wheel drives 2 pairs of grinding wheels. The unit is still in working order.

Les lieux touristiques dans un rayon de 10 kms.

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Datatourism data updated on: 2024-04-21 23:50:56.715