CHAMPSECRET

Varenne Forge Park

Other sites and monuments

Site of an iron foundry (16th to 19th century) that used charcoal and hydraulic power. A classified Historic Monument.
The most complete and best preserved wood-fired foundry in Europe.
Look out for: the blast furnace, refining foundries, cutting shed, foundry-workers' cottages, coal and iron sheds, foundry-workers' chapel.
Contact details

Varenne Forge Park

Les Forges de Varenne

61700 CHAMPSECRET

Phone : 02 33 37 96 07

Mobile phone : 06 15 74 53 68

Rates

Base rate - full rate adult From 5 €
Means of payment

Postal or bank cheques

Cash

Facility

Guided tour

Educational visits

Bar, cafeteria, tea room

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Average time90 minutes120 minutes
Further informationGuided tour on request -

Group

Minimum number of people 10
Maximum number of people 100
Complete set of ancient wooden metallugical objects from the th century (main over, walloon forges, ruins of the foundry which is unique in Europe, chapel from the 16th century)

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