This fun visit will be the opportunity to find out about the many different ways that wood was used by the monks since the Middle Ages.

From 14H30
To 16H00

Visit "The use of wood in an abbey in the Middle Ages"

Noirlac is located at the foot of the Forest of Meillant and, since the Abbey’s beginnings, when the monks first arrived in the region, wood was ever present in their daily life. Wood is an essential resource, used in various ways according to the monks’ needs.
The monks of Noirlac used it well: timber for construction, for food, for domestic use, for carving…

We’ll be approaching these various uses in a fun way: riddles, puzzles, and other surprises will liven up the visit and you will learn a lot about the monks’ daily use of wood!


Useful information

- click "Ticketing"
- call 02 48 62 01 01


7 € Full price adult

4.5 € Reduced rate

Free Under 12s

Reduced rate applies to students, jobseekers, RSA beneficiaries, disabled, pass’Noirlac, YEPS and pass'culture holders, 12-25 year-olds. Proof of eligibilty required.