Workshop guided visits

Walk in the footsteps of our history...

La Botte Gardiane, open her manufacture doors in Villtelle, in the south east of France, between Nîmes and Montpellier. Today, all of our products are still made by hands, in the same heritage since 1958. You will discover our manufacture with a guide and you will see our craftsmen working. From cutting to sewing areas, through mounting and finishing, we will unveil manufactured secrets of a pair of shoes.

You will also discover our range of leathers and the way we produce our differents soles. Moreover, you could observe the way we produce our famous mounting : sewn, glued, nailde. Our manufacture is the only that produces this type of mounting. That is why our brand is labelled : Living Heritage Company.

More information :

Workshop visits schedules : Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm
Booking required by mail to :

Work schedules craftpeople :

Monday-Thursday 8am-4.25pm

Friday : 8am-3.25pm

Workshop closed : all public holidays (Wit Monday included).

Our Aigues-Vives shop still be opened during public holidays : Ascension Thursday May, 30th, Whit Monday June, 10th, so workshop visits are possible.

Location :
ZA Lallemande, RN113 - 30670 Aigues-Vives (France)

Prices : Adults : 7€

Free for children under 12 yrs old.

Group prices : 7€ (for 5 people, max. 12 people. Possibility to make several groups if the group is bigger than 12 people)

Our tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.