Villava-Atarrabia


Fulling mill in Villava


Contact details

Calle Mayor, 64
31610  Villava, Villava-Atarrabia, Navarre  (Navarre)
http://manconecta.com/index.php/es/centro/batan-de-villava/4
Tel.:+34 901502503
Tel.:+34 948423242

Location

Navarra

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Description

  This was first a flour mill, then a fulling mill, and today it is a museum and centre for awareness for the Arga River Park. Its current re-embodiment as a museum recalls its important history as a fulling mill. The Spanish term “batán” comes from the Arabic, and means “to beat”. This is the function of the machine which was used to transform the loose matter into a more compact mass by continuous shaking with the flails.

  • Designation: Local museum
  • Artistic period: Medieval
  • Content: Ethnology

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Oct 01 to May 31
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • From Jun 01 to Sep 30
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM From 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Prices

  • Admission free

Services

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