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Oil mill of the Roches

Domaine(s) : Agronomy & Gastronomy

Region : Poitou-Charentes


The oil mill of the Roches is a traditional factory of walnut oil.

You can see traditional machines used to make oil but also other products made with walnuts.


The oil mill is open during regular business hours.

An open door is held one weekend in December before Christmas.

The tour of the workshop is possible throughout the year, via a simple phone call directly to the oil mill at (+33) 5-49-98-04-03. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


The oil mill rocks is the last oil mill in the region.
It is possible for individuals to bring their own walnuts and leave with the oil that is made with them two hours later.

A page accessible by clicking here explains how to collect and preserve the walnuts to make a good quality of oil.


6 Grande Rue
86200 Mouterre Silly

The oil mill of the Roches is located on the D14 (Loudon-Ternay road)
Loudon is located at 55km at the North of Poitiers.

From Poitiers, take the N147 towards Nantes / Angers / Parthenay / Mirebeau / Neuville / Loudon / Lencloitre.

Mouterre Silly is at a few kilometers at the South of Loudun (about 10km) via the D60.

N 46°58'34'', E 00°02'44''

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