Fromagerie Graindorge, Livarot

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Fromagerie Graindorge is a cheese dairy that has perpetuated tradition, from father to son, since 1910. Today, it is the last family dairy producing all three of Normandy’s Appellations d'Origine Contrôlée. On your visit, you will be welcomed warmly and taken on a guided tour of the cheese dairy, during which you can learn all the secrets involved in creating fine cheeses.

On your tour, you will also learn three important aims of the dairy: respect for traditional production methods, irreproachable hygiene and food safety, and the possibility of welcoming the general public. Use our Calvados trip builder website to visit Fromagerie Graindorge on your trip to Calvados, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very good tour. It's great to be able to discover the cheese like this. Then tasting at the shop. And purchases of cheeses that are at affordable prices.
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  • For a very interesting discovery made at our own pace, an perfect indication. Ultra video well described, the indications from manufacturing to the tasting are detailed. We have seen the different phases of production of the shipment to the box which will be on sale in store. One word perfect.
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  • My second time here. Free admission. There is a video about Normandy, cows and cheese. It explains the quality standards that guide the production of milk. The tour of the factory is very nice and inf...  more »
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  • it was free entry. enjoyed looking how cheese was made. tasted cheese at the shop at the end
  • Excellent visitor centre to learn about and see local Camembert cheeses being made such as Livarot and Pont L'Eveque. You can try and buy all the cheeses that they make.
  • Interesting visit to this dairy which produces the Livarot, one of the most popular cheeses of the region. Some movies illustrate the stages of milking and the characteristics of the pastures. Along the way you can see live all stages of production. The visit ends in a large hall where you can taste various cheeses and shop.
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  • Very good cheese factory where you can discover the Bishop bridge and Livarot manufacturing process (mainly). The explanations are clear and available to all. The shop is really rich and provided. You can taste the cheeses at will. To recommend to lovers of dairy products (there is also the cream and butter).
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  • Excellent visit, we can assist in all stages of cheese making. In addition it is free. Good tasting at the end.
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