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Discover all about the Abondance and Chevrotin A.O.P Cheeses

Abondance Cheese

Discover the history and manufacture of this famous Abondance cheese. Each week visits and tastings are organised by our farmers.

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    Visit Farms Where Abondance Cheese is Made

    La fruitière de La Chapelle

    La Chapelle d’Abondance dairy cooperative invites you to discover the manufacturing process of AOP Abondance cheese, from milking the cows to the cheese maturing process.
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 04/01 to 24/03 at 11 am.
    Reservation only as places are limited.
    Child 5 to 15 yrs. old €2 – Adult €3
    Free to under 5-year-olds
    Shop open from Monday to Saturday, 9 am-12 midday and 2:30-6:45 pm and Sunday, 9 am-12 midday and 3:00-6:00 pm.
    04 50 73 14 15

    Nant Favé Farm

    Only groups: visits, discover how farmhouse Abondance cheese is made. Reservation required.
    The shop is open Monday to Saturday 9:30 am-7:30 pm and Sunday 9:30 am-12:30 pm and 5:00-7:30 pm.
    Tel.: 04 50 73 20 45

    Feto Farm

    Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am: visit to discover farmhouse cheese production. Reservation required, flat rate €4
    Shop.
    Tel.: 04 50 73 50 01 or 06 09 31 09 72

     

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    VISITS TO FARMS THAT PRODUCE GOAT’S CHEESE

    “LES THOULES” GOAT FARM»

    Tuesdays:
    In the middle of the Abondance valley, Caroline and Gérard will showcase their passion for goats and mountain farming.
    You will discover what goes on backstage at their farm, you will be able to get up close to the goats and kids, learn how to milk a goat, see how the cheese is made, and of course, finish the visit with tasting some products.
    Length: 1h.
    Prices: Child – 10 yrs. old €5 – Adult €7.
    Wednesdays from 2 pm:
    Pony rides, with parents’ surveillance, by reservation.
    Length: 20 minutes.
    Price: €10 per child.
    From 4-5:30 pm: Crêpes and hot chocolate made with goat’s milk for sale.
    Thursday afternoons:
    On a typical goat farm, supervised by Guillaume from “Nature en Conscience”, have a break and learn all about our wild mountain plants, their culinary and medicinal uses.
    On the programme:
    – Make an aromatic forest flavoured apple juice.
    – Combine fresh goat’s cheese with local herbs.
    – A demonstration on how to make a mountain balm to protect you from those winter niggles.
    – Snack time with products from the farm and preparations made together.
    – Visit the goats and kids, learn how to milk a goat on a resin model.
    Prices: Child – 10 yrs. old €8 – Adult €12

    06 86 80 75 78

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