Location and surroundings

Between the mill and Loué, along the river Vègre is the nature reserve "Marais de Barigné.
The plants and animals, which are described on the signs of the nature trail, you can discover and
directly observed in nature.

Herons, dragonflies, ducks, moorhens ......
In this area is also the fishing area. Many of our guests have been fished a delicious meal.
In the river swim perch, pike, tench ….
The landscape of the Sarthe is varied.
In the north the mountains, gently undulating, but especially numerous lakes and smaller rivers
with their natural floodplain. One and a half hours away by car are the wine growing region of
Anjou, the Loire with its castles and the Atlantic with Mont St. Michel and St. Malo.
Loué is a village of about 2000 inhabitants and
less than 1 km from the mill .
The morning baguette is taken in 5 minutes by bike, who wants to take a little more time,
travels with our canoe on the Vègre bread pick,
the moorage in Loué is located next to the bakery.

Loué

Loué is a village of about 2000 inhabitants and from the mill system is less than 1 km. The
morning baguette is taken in 5 minutes by bike, who wants to take a little more time, travels bring
our canoe on the Vègre for bread, the moorage in Loué is located next to the bakery. Every
Tuesday morning 9:00 to 12:00 is the weekly market in Loué, then the whole village is on the way.
After shopping the locals meet at the bar to a "petit rouge" or café au lait. Besides a renowned
gourmet restaurant, (Ricordeau) there is a creperie and some cozy restaurants with excellent local
cuisine, where you can sit outside directly at the river and eat (lunch A incl wine 13, -. €).
Besides a renowned gourmet restaurant, (Ricordeau) there is a creperie and some restaurants
with excellent local cuisine, where you can sit outside directly at the river and eat (lunch with
wine 13, -. €)
history
The "Moulin de Barigné" was the largest a grain mill on the Vègre, a tributary of the Sarthe. The
origins can be retraced to the 15th century. The existing buildings date back to the 18th and 19th
centuries. The complex consists of 3 buildings: the MÜLLER HOUSE, the former mill and the
guesthouse, the barn conversion.
which was rebuilt in the 19th century to a second a grain mill. The complete old structure and the
water wheel with its mechanism remained intact even after their conversion into living
accommodation by the current owners. Until Jahre1980 the mill was still in operation.

History

The "Moulin de Barigné" was the largest grain mill on the Vègre, a tributary of the Sarthe.
The origins can be retraced to the 15th century.
The existing buildings date back to the 18th and 19th centuries. The complex consists of 3
buildings: the MÜLLER HOUSE, the former mill and the guesthouse, the barn conversion which
was rebuilt in the 19th century to a second grain mill. The complete old structure and the water
wheel with its mechanism remained intact even after their conversion into living accommodation
by the current owners. Until Jahre1980 the mill was still in operation.