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10 windmill adventures around the world that will blow you away

10 windmill adventures around the world that will blow you away

By Kate Armstrong
Updated March 14 2024 - 8:56am, first published March 4 2024 - 9:00am

There's something alluring about windmills. For centuries, cultures around the globe have relied on these metal workhorses to harness the wind and mill grains or divert water. For travellers, windmills - from the historic contraptions dominated by clattering cloth sails to contemporary high-tech pillars - provide some serious fun. Each of the following windmill experiences provides a different spin, from dining in a refurbished tower and borrowing a book from a windmill-cum-library to touring a high-tech wind farm.

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