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Moinho da Nascente de Ançã

Ançã, Cantanhede

Presentation
This watermill is situated near Fonte de Ançã and is still active. The first documented references to it date back to the year 937.

Specific characteristics

Can be visited by contacting the Tourist Office of Ançã

Notes

This is an old, rectangular building built in the prevalent design. A corn mill used to work there powered by the water from the river of Ançã. This is an important touristic spot that makes a connects with the surroundings of Fonte de Ançã (Ançã Foutain).
This is a good example of how you can keep a centuries old traditional activity alive, and in this way contribute to the vivification of our common heritage .
Contacts
Moinho da Nascente de Ançã
Rua Dr. Jaime Cortesão
3060 Ançã
Telefone: 239964545

Coordinates: N: 40º16'21, W: 8º31'30
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