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Moulin a Papier Vallis Clausa

Chemin du Gouffre, 84800 Fontaine de Vaucluse, France
+33 4 90 20 34 14
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Ancient paper made the modern world

Few people understand the mighty role that paper played in the shaping of modern civilization. We... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
HermanLab
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George, South Africa
Great and interesting

Must see and disco et then visit the other three museums and park in this charming village... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Luc L
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Chemin du Gouffre, 84800 Fontaine de Vaucluse, France
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Few people understand the mighty role that paper played in the shaping of modern civilization. We take its existence for granted. We forget, however, that once upon a time paper was a rare and valuable commodity, that had to be painstakingly made by hand. Here...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Must see and disco et then visit the other three museums and park in this charming village. Restaurants are all good, great food with local production.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

A very unusual and interesting visit for all of us 4 adults and 1 child. A paper mill still working with the wheel turning with water passing through it from the Sorgue river. It was mesmerising to look at. Here you can see how paper...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

An interesting site to view while on the road to source of the Sorgue River. You can see how paper was produced in the 17th century.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

An interesting visit in Fontaine de Vaucluse , to an old paper mill , still working , combining a museum and a gift shop . The mill is operated by a water paddle wheel using the stream of the Sorgue river . From here you...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Moulin a Papier demonstrates paper making and also sells beautiful examples of the art as well as other souvenirs of Provence. We have been several times on the way back from La Source and it is interesting to see the same people, still working...More

Thank Judith H
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Moulin a Papier - a reproduction of 17th -century paper mill. Here you'll see the value of harnessing the river's power. In the mill, a 22-foot-diameter paddle paper for up to 36 hours (free, daily 9 am - 7 pm). The shop inside sells paper...More

Thank tk3232
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice reconstruction of a Paper Milll close to the river - good to show to the kids a piece of history and explain how it worked - the mill is perfectly running and it is impressive in a nice scenario

Thank Laura T
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We were not there for visiting the Moulin à Papier but it's on the way to see the source of Fontaine, so we just stopped and had a look, it's interesting!

Thank 134bings
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

A paper water mill is not easy to come across these days. This is a working one and for our family (a young child and a young adult), was a very interesting thing to see. They place not only offers an insight on how things...More

Thank Pincoya14
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