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While this isn’t the most incredible museum you’ve ever seen, and there’s much more of a shop than any sort of tasting opportunity, it’s a must see if you’re in the area. Beaufort is one of the most highly acclaimed cheeses in the world, and...More
Beaufort is know for it's cheese, so it is worthing visiting the source of it if you are an admirer. We live in Albertville, so it was an easy 30minute scenic drive to Beaufort. The shop is on the left as you approach the main...More
We hired a driver to take us from Les Contamines to Refuge de Mottets. Having the afternoon open, our driver, Adrian, insisted that we would enjoy a detour to Beaufort and the Cooperative Laitiere du Beaufortain, the "only" place that makes authentic beaufort cheese from...More
The small museum is free and offers a lot of insigts in the history of Beaufort cheese and cheesemaking in general, though all the commentary is in French. The best part is that you get to see the actual production line. And also there is...More
Very interesting insight into the cheese making process with a view of the actual production line. Also do not miss the excellent shop on the lower level with cheese (obviously!) and other local procducts
Set in the lovely ski village of Beaufort, the Coop is a great place to discover how this delicious cheese is made. The tour is very good value - I think we paid less than 5€ for the guided tour and cheese tasting and will...More
In the small museum on the top floor of the Coopérative laitière (one floor up from the cheese shop), you can explore the process of cheese making, with funny attractions for children (you can touch, smell and hear things), interesting interviews (in French) for adults,...More
Is miracle could be made by human ? Yes - if we speak about the factory of Beaufort dairies.
This is an excellent opportunity for an interesting tour and explanations, of the "Beaufort" cheese process.
Let's start from the basic fact, that the cheese is...More