Visit of the sawmill and mill at "le Raffort"

Visit of the sawmill and mill at "le Raffort"

Description

Old sawmill and mill restored the village near of Le Raffort.
Free discovery of the site or commented visits of 30 minutes at 10 am., 10:40 am. and 11:20 am. - Registration on your arrival at the site.

RAFFORT WATERMILL AND SAWMILL
A restored watermill and sawmill under one roof are open to the public, located at Raffort village, by Le Martagon Restaurant car park, on the
road between Les Allues and Méribel. At the site you will find:
- openings in the walls allowing a view of the sawmill and mill machinery;
- signs explaining the workings of the mill and sawmill, exploitation of the forest and water as an energy source. Tools and woodcarvings etc. can also be seen;
- audio points explaining the work of a lumberjack, sawyer and miller, offering an insight into rural life in times past.
Access is free to the site, audio points and signs in english, every day throughout the year.
French guided visits Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 10 am, 10:40 and 11h20 -
Special rules against Covid 19

Special provisions covid 19

Due to sanitary conditions, compulsory mask and social distancing.

Rates

Free of charge. 12 people maximum - Mask and distance mandatory (except children under 11 years old).

Spoken languages

  • French French

Groups

Maximum number of people : 12

Contact details

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Activity

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