Craft and industrial tourism

Safranière de la Venelle du Moulin saffron farm

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Description

Do you know what Cleopatra and Alexander the Great have in common? They both offer proof that saffron was grown and highly popular over two thousand years ago!

The Safranière de la Venelle du Moulin offers many such fascinating tales. In Jort, in the heart of the Pays d'Auge, it focuses on the growing of these astonishing flowers, renowned for their pistils, the price of which is only rivalled by the efforts required to produce them!

This farm offers you an insight into the history of saffron and how it has been grown over the centuries, of its benefits - so appreciated by many illustrious figures - and the painstaking steps involved in its production. To top it all, a tasting sessions offers you the opportunity to appreciate a vast range of saffron-based products: jam, honey, cordial, chocolate, etc.

Guided tours for up to 50 participants by appointment.

Prices

Base rate - full rate adult : 5,00 €
Rate for adult group : 4,00 €
Mean(s) of payments : Postal or bank cheques, Carte bleue

Services

Pets allowed : no

Opening


From Monday, March 1, 2021 to Friday, December 31, 2021

Find out more informations on the calendar.

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