Group VisitsWorkshops

Visit our workshop and share in the atmosphere of an old fashioned workshop that is still in operation. Visits are available in French or English and include:

a brief overview of letterpress,
an explanation of our machines,
the opportunity to compose a short text by hand using our lead characters,
printing of the text on a manual press,
each person will leave with their own copy.

Have you always wanted to create your own project in letterpress? Join us at Le Cadratin and discover the pleasure of working in the old fashioned way, by hand, one letter after the other. Workshops are available in French or English and include :

 Introduction to letterpress
Hand composition
Press preparation
Cleaning and distribution of type
Press operation

 Contact us to discuss your personal project.

We have a superb range of fonts in both metal and wood as well as a large range or ornaments. 



Wednesday-Friday 14.00-17.00.


2-4 hours (minimum duration 2 hours)

Dependant on your project


Visit of 2 hours:

SFr 250 group (max 20 people)
SFr 200 schools (max 20 people)

Prolongation: SFr 50 per hour

For groups of greater than 20 people - contact us to discuss.

Refreshments possible at SFr 10 per person (wine, cheese, bread and salami). Plan 1 hour in addition to the base visit.

SFr. 25,00 per hour per person

Minimum 2, maximum 4 people


Up to 1 week before: no charge

1 week to 24 hours before: 50% of the tarif

Les than 24 hours notice: 100% of the tarif


Minimum 2 weeks in advance