Pascal Lavaud is one of the last three edge-tool makers still working in France. Collection of 500 pieces on display in the armoury of a 16C manor house. A working demonstration of the forge is available by prior arrangement. Workshop open all year, 9am-noon and 2-7pm in summer and 2-6pm out of season, and by prior arrangement Friday to Monday. Entrance fee and guided tour.

“La Bombarde”, forging ancient weapons
Manoir des Tours Avenue de la Grande Fontaine, 19240 ALLASSAC

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