For getting back to nature and rediscovering the joys of the countryside, there’s nothing better than a farm visit. Whether it is to understand how a farm functions or to explore an independent producer’s farm, the farms of the Aveyron open their doors to you.
A more than 50 year old Roquefort brand, La Pastourelle still exists thanks to the investment of a few breeders, united in a co-operative. Direct sales of Roquefort La Pastourelle at the Fromageries Occitanes in Lauras.
Guided visit of the farm and discussion over a slice of Roquefort and a glass of local wine or commentated tasting of Roquefort married to a particularly recommended wine, introduction to the subtleties and aromas of Roquefort
In the hamlet of Ferrieu between Flavin and Pont de Salars, Thierry has installed his snail breeding farm for gros gris and petits gris. He breeds, transforms and commercialises them. Guided educational tour by appointment with tasting from mid June to mid September.
Here you can visit a traditional duck breeder's farm, close to Prévinqières (take the road towards Rignac on leaving the village). Open every day in summer, and by reservation out of season. Group visits by prior apppointment. The visit is accessible by all.
Francis Grau and Guillaume Barrau have set up a breeding farm in the Domaine de Nayac, in the municipality of Saint Rome de Tarn. Besides cattle (Aubrac species), Bayeux pigs have been added to the herd 8 years ago for their taste quality.
Deep in the Jaoul Valley, between Murat Chapel and Roumegous Castle, the Enjalbert family raises free range ducks and geese. Come and enjoy this exceptional place and taste the produce made on the farm, like foie gras, pâtés, confits, fritons, rillettes and home made cassoulet. Visits all year round by prior reservation.