Moulin de Rairé, Sallertaine, Pays de la Loire, France
This windmill was built by a local lord in 1555, and is the only windmill in France that has been turning without interruption since its construction.
Without any folklore or gimmicks the Burgaud family, descendants of a long line of millers, continue to work this fascinating piece of machinery using the techniques of previous generations.
Take a tour of this astonishing and ingenious historic monument and the listen to the commentary provided.
There is a permanent exhibition on the history of milling and the techniques involved.
The mill’s specialities are organic wheat and buckwheat flour, crepes, biscuits and other local produce.
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