Windmill Brûlat

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Mill
Elevation : 30m
Chemin de Villevieille 83580 Gassin
The moulin Brûlat (The mill of Brûlat) is located on the path of Villevieille, on the road which connected the old and the new location of Gassin. In the middle of garrigue, it hosts a picnic area with a magnificent sight on the gulf of Saint-Tropez.
The first known mills in Gassin were the work of the Romans: these were hand mills. Only archaeological discoveries inform us on this point.
In the centuries that followed, hydraulic mills were established, but in this region of Provence without significant rivers and where periods of drought are long, their yield was low and irregular.
The expansion of wind turbines in the Middle Ages was a revolution. Sites like this, cresting north-south, were used to make the most of the winds: the...
Services
Car park
Picnic area
Pets welcome
  • Equipment
  • Car park

  • Picnic area

  • Services
  • Pets welcome

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All year 2024 Open everyday
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Windmill Brûlat
Elevation : 30m
Chemin de Villevieille 83580 Gassin
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  • French
Environment
  • Village 2 km away
  • Close to a public transportation
  • View over the vineyards
  • Bus stop < 500 m
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by Office de tourisme de Gassin
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