On the weekend of September 16 & 17, the Moulin Bastide du Laval participates in the new edition of the European event of «Journées du Patrimoine».
Our doors will be wide open on Saturday 16 September from 10am to 1pm & 3pm to 7pm, and on Sunday 17 September 10am to 1pm & 3pm to 6pm to invite the visitor to linger, to better understand, smell, taste, learn…
This Open House weekend will feature:
- Saturday & Sunday at 10:30 and 15:30: guided tour of the olive grove and mill followed by a tasting of oils, wines and products of the estate.
- Throughout the weekend, you can also enjoy free and signposted walks of the olive grove and the mill (using educational materials and audio guide) and free tastings of olive oils and wines.
An emblematic product of southern gastronomy, olive oil is an integral part of the Provençal territory and traditions inherited for centuries. We invite you to discover our olive grove and its treasures to learn more about olive growing. Old quarry, fossils, breathtaking views of the villages and the Luberon, you will take another look at our territory! Then enter our mill to immerse yourself behind the scenes of our production space. You will be presented the extraction methods used for the design of our oils. Finish with a tasting of olive oils, wines and products from the estate.
About the venue
The Domaine de la Bastide du Laval is spread over 30 hectares of olive trees, vineyards and woods. A typical landscape of the south Luberon, two steps from 2 villages classified «Most beautiful villages of France» Ansouis and Lourmarin. Here, we cultivate taste, fruitiness, delicate smells… At the heart of the olive grove, composed of 4000 trees, is the Protected Designation of Origin area «Olive Oil of Provence» as a guarantee of traceability, control, know-how and valorization of the terroir. Olive trees are grown according to the principles of organic farming. The mill can also be visited. The Bastide du Laval offers visitors an immersion and a privileged contact with the landscapes and traditions of Provence. Several tours are offered: – Free and free visit of the mill and olive grove all year round. The walk in the olive grove is signposted then guided tour of the mill and finally a free tasting of the oils and wines of the estate. * Guided and guided tours for individuals and g
Access: Private parking and coach, building suitable for people with reduced mobility