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Artisanal Soap Maker of the Grain Mill

in Salon-de-Provence
  • Craft soap factory

  • Discover the Artisan Savonnier located in the heart of downtown Salon-de-Provence.
    Discover the Artisan Savonnier located in the heart of downtown Salon-de-Provence.

    The workshop is located in a former royal factory (1747)

    The soaps are conceived only with vegetable oils. No palm oil, no coloring, no preservatives. Handmade soaps, 100% natural origin. In this place, we find the oldest history of Marseille soap in Salon-de-Provence (1882).

    The Moulin a Grain Soapery was also a hub...
    Discover the Artisan Savonnier located in the heart of downtown Salon-de-Provence.
    Discover the Artisan Savonnier located in the heart of downtown Salon-de-Provence.

    The workshop is located in a former royal factory (1747)

    The soaps are conceived only with vegetable oils. No palm oil, no coloring, no preservatives. Handmade soaps, 100% natural origin. In this place, we find the oldest history of Marseille soap in Salon-de-Provence (1882).

    The Moulin a Grain Soapery was also a hub in the import of Aleppo soap until 2010. Today and always in an approach of authenticity and renewal, we introduce the method of cold saponification as a signature of our true craft in Salon-de-Provence.


    The activities

    Workshops: soap making grain
    - Soap making workshop dedicated to the whole family
    - From 3 years old.
    - Diploma awarded to our youngest "Grain of soap maker
    - Shaping, cutting and stamping your own soap! For more information, visit our website
    www.savonneriedumoulinagrain.fr
    For the workshops, please contact us by phone
    at 07.69.91.39.98 or by mail at lesportesouvertes@gmail.com
    RATES:
    Youth or Adult (over 12 years old) = 15 € per person
    Child (3 to 12 years old) reduced rate = 10 € per child
    Workshop schedule :
    from June 26 to August 31
    from Tuesday to Saturday : 10h30 -11h30 -- 17h30-18h30


    Free visit

    The visit of the soap factory is available every day from June 26, 2021.


    History of the place

    1747 : Silk factory

    1765 : Royal factory

    1882 : Olive oil and Marseille soap trade

    1914 : Grain mill

    1996 : Soap factory

    Le Quart d'Heure du Moulin : Start-up of the last grain mill in Salon-de-Provence.

    In the good old days of the millers, come and discover the world of our ancestors.

    Schedules of the Mill :

    From June 26 to August 31 From Wednesday to Saturday: 18 h 30
    Night events :

    The Grain Mill Soap Factory opens its doors every Friday evening to enjoy the place, with organized workshops and the possibility to visit the soap factory. The store remains open.

    Schedule of events :


    Visit: Every Friday until 9pm

    Workshop : Every Friday at 9pm

    Quart d'heure du Moulin : Every Friday at 10:30 pm

    Registration : All our activities are on reservation so do not hesitate to contact us by phone or directly on our email address.

    Number of people for the activities :

    - 5 / 6 people minimum ( several groups can participate )

    - workshop : up to 20 persons on reservation

    - the quarter of an hour of the mill : up to 20 persons on reservation

    - Visit : up to 20 people on reservation

    Winter opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:30 pm to 7 pm.

    Summer opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:30 pm to 8 pm.

    Opening of the soap factory on Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm.

    night hours : 8pm to 11pm

    The parking lots in the vicinity (parking place of the general de Gaulle

    as well as the interparking) will simplify your access to the soap factory.



    Soap factory of the grain mill
    52 cours Camille Pelletan
    04 90 50 21 37
    lesportesouvertes@gmail.com
Openings
Openings
  • From January 1, 2022 until June 30, 2022
    Opened On Monday, On Tuesday, On Wednesday, On Thursday, On Friday, On Saturday
  • From July 1, 2022 until August 31, 2022
    Opened Everyday
  • From September 1, 2022 until June 30, 2023
    Opened On Monday, On Tuesday, On Wednesday, On Thursday, On Friday, On Saturday
  • * Dates to be confirmed