The Windmill at Kerbroué

Formally known as ‘moulin de Maincrom’ (curved stone) the name of the field where it was constructed in the 18th century (1746).  It was modernized in 1893:  taken up a floor and equipped with a second pair of milling stones, a Berton system and a fantail.  The last surviving example windmills of its kind in the region it continued working until the end of 1960.  At this point in time it was still surrounded by pastures and fields of grain.  In 2004 it was bought up by the borough of La Turballe, restored and handed over to the organization called ‘Au Gré des Vents’ which manages the heritage of La Turballe.  The sails of this tower mill ceased grinding wheat and barley in 1969.
Visit of the windmill includes:  a presentation about milling in La Turballe and an explanation about how a windmill works.
Contact
Route de Saint-Molf
44420
LA TURBALLE
Phone : +33 2 40 11 71 31
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Opening

From Monday 01 April to Thursday 31 October 2019

Every day

Prices

FaresCategoryMinMax
01/01/2019 - 31/12/2019
- VisitePar personne4.00
- VisiteEnfant de 6 à 12 ans2.00
Means of payment
    • Credit cards
      Credit cards
    • French Bankers/Postal cheques
      French Bankers/Postal cheques
    • Holiday vouchers
      Holiday vouchers
    • Cash (payment)
      Cash (payment)
Services and facilities
  • Kind of visits :
    • Guided visit
    • Booking compulsory
    • Average duration of the guided tour 45 minutes
  • On Site Services :
    • Free parking
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Moulin de Kerbroué
Route de Saint-Molf
44420
LA TURBALLE
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.35636
Longitude : -2.43281
  • Geographical Location :
    • Distance from a bus stop 400 m
    • Distance from the railway station 12 km
    • Distance from the shops 2 km
    • Distance from the beaches 2 km
    • Distance from the town centre 2 km