Lagar de Varas - Vila Velha de Ródão, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut
N 39° 39.264 W 007° 40.153
29S E 614167 N 4390246
Quick Description: There are plenty of millstones to be seen in this old olive oil workshop now turned into a museum
Location: Portalegre, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/28/2019 1:56:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM11WAR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
Lagar de Varas it's a wonderful place, a former olive oil processing factory which became a ruin and was recently renovated by the municipality and turned into a great museum.

Obviously there are plenty of millstones, used in the past for the process of obtaining oil from the olives.

Both, bull and water power were used.
Type of mill: Other

What did this millstone make?: Olive Oil

Status of Stone: Public Display

Website containing relating information: [Web Link]

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