Pyrene Forges unforgotten Village ::
In a rural setting, a shady 5-hectare park, crossed by a river, lies an unforgettable village… A village of old but very much alive, where trades and tools from the old days take pride of choice once again. 5 km from Foix, come and enjoy a period of History with Philip (Zeze), Didier, Kamel the famous onsite blacksmith, shoemaker, baker and schoolmaster. They shed light on the actions and methods of a bygone but very revolutionary era. The space museum and its collection of 6,500 tools rounds off a visit full of moments worth sharing. Both the young and old will love it!
The Village of Pyrene Forges : Truly a living history book, les Forges de Pyrène plunges visitors into the world of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, through live workshops, bygone practices and the life of artisans. You will also be welcomed, upon the opening of their shops, by our craftsmen – entertainers: the blacksmith’s workshop, the shoemaker, the bread oven, the potter, the writing workshop not forgetting the gold panner in the river “Scios” during the summer. Notably, up to 6 workshops per day from 10:30 to 18:30, all workshops are covered and take place even in bad weather; all that remains is for us to wish you a good visit.