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Cooperative Laitiere du Beaufortain

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If you’re in Beaufort, definitely stop here

While this isn’t the most incredible museum you’ve ever seen, and there’s much more of a shop than... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Brian K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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Cheese caves are interesting

Good display about cheese and view into the cheese making area. We also did a tour of the cheese... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brian K
Reviewed 24 November 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Chrystyna Z
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit, and don't forget to buy some cheese while you are there. You can watch the workers making cheese.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 971barbarah
Reviewed 6 June 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Timofey V
Reviewed 12 April 2017

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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anton M
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Good display about cheese and view into the cheese making area. We also did a tour of the cheese caves. Good to see around but the English explanation was very brief.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JaneP655
Reviewed 20 October 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank cdg04
Reviewed 18 March 2015

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

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank BarbaraMartin74
Reviewed 13 September 2014

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

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Yehuda F F
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