Find out all about Noirlac’s tinctorial plants, their pigments, their uses and the colours they produce.
Visit "The tinctorial plants of the bocage farmland"
Visit by Noirlac’s heritage and nature guides
From prehistorical cave paintings to today, humans have always used colour to brighten up their lives by dyeing cloth, adding colour to objects or creating works of art such as the illuminations made by Cistercian Monks in the abbeys.
Several dyeing methods exist, one is the use of tinctorial plants.
Set off to discover these plants in Noirlac’s bocage farmland with our nature guide.
Which pigments can you find in these plants? What colours do they produce?
What were/are they used for? You will find the answers during the visit.
Useful informationBe sure to adapt your clothing to weather conditions, bring closed shoes and water.
- click Ticketing
- call 02 48 96 17 16
3 € Reduced rate
Free Under 12s
Sunday 31 July
Monday 22 August
Wednesday 24 August
From Saturday 27 August to Sunday 28 August
Wednesday 31 August
Wednesday 2 November