Morestel Washhouses


Two washhouses were built on the River Bordelle in 1863. Only half of the first washhouse, at the bottom of Rue Blanche, is still standing.

The second washhouse is located on the campsite at Montcourbois where it has been converted to a toilet and shower block.
Both washhouses are relatively large and have stone walls.

A third washhouse stands in Mallissole near the old mill and is fed by a spring. Its construction date is unknown but it is more recent and smaller than the other two.

(Source: Les Communes du Pays des Couleurs se Racontent). Canton of Morestel administrative district. Le Pays des Couleurs (Land of Colours).)
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round, daily.
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Wash house
  • Period :
    • 19th C
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Lavoirs de Morestel
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.673515
Longitude : 5.470769