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Gourmet museums

 

Foie gras museum (Lot-et-Garonne)

Everything that you’ve ever wanted to know about foie gras : its history, the tube-feeding and the benefits of its cuisine are all in this museum which is to be found in a former barn. It’s unique in its kind in France. Also available, cookery classes, restaurant and children workshops

Musée du Foie Gras

Ferme de Souleilles

47140  Frespech

Phone +33 5 53 41 23 24

www.souleilles-foiegras.com

The Gourmet Prune museum (Lot-et-Garonne) 

From the drying of the prune to the last step which is the packaging, the whole production process is played out by characters in period costumes at Lafitte-sur-Lot.

Musée du Pruneau

Granges sur Lot

47320 Laffite sur Lot

Phone +33 5 53 84 00 69

www.musee-du-pruneau.com

 

The Chestnut House (Cantal)

It’s located at Mourjou, in a Châtaigneraie farm : a grocer's from the 1950s, a secadou machine for drying the fruits, orchard, garden, barn, little shop. And in summer, recipes demonstrations.

Maison de la Châtaigne

15340 Mourjou

Phone +33 4 71 49 98 00

www.mourjou.com

Not to be missed: the last weekend in October, chestnut fair with entertainment, tasting sessions and street music www.foirechataignemourjou.fr

 

Wine houses

Ideal to familiarise the public with the vineyards, besides their tasting vaults at Duras (Lot-et-Garonne) , “the keys to the vineyard”  is a fun and feeling introduction to the role of the local land and its grape varieties. Same thing at Estaing (Aveyron) with the permanent exhibition “Oh my vine”.

Maison de la Vigne, du Vin et des Paysages d’Estaing

Les Vignerons d’Olt

D920

12190 Estaing

Phone +33 5 65 44 04 42

www.lesvigneronsdolt.fr

Maison des Vignerons de Duras

47120 Duras

Phone +33 5 53 20 20 70

www.cotesdeduras.com

 

Did you know ?

The market, a fine ambassador

The fat market in winter, the night-time market in summer and all year round on the squares and under village market canvasses. Discover the most beautiful ones in France such as Cahors, Fumel and the producers’ own markets at

www.marches-producteurs.com

 
 
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