Bee, Goat Farms and Oil Mill Day Tour
With Mas Amor, you will have the chance to visit cheese producers, honey, oil makers in their environment, at the farm or at the mill.
We not only offer a selection of goat and cow cheeses producers in the Alpilles region but also a selection of honey producers, oil producers and local and terroir products makers.
Come to the farms, to the mills and enjoy good fresh local delicatessen!
Cheese shops and Goat, Cow farms
La Cave aux fromages
Member of the Guild of Cheese, Monique Mayer has made her beautiful shop in the old village of St Rémy de Provence, a small temple of farmhouse cheeses of all kinds. You will find here an impressive selection of regional goat cheese.
Conveniently close to the best bread maker in town, this guild cheese boutique selects its products directly from farmers who age their Parmesan 30 months and their Comté 36 months in a 12th-century cellar. They create impressive appetizer or “all cheese” meal trays.
Part of the Gourmet Tour
Prices: On request, prices vary according to group size
Fromagerie des Alpilles
In the land of Alphonse DAUDET, Mas Laferrière is the place of production of “La Fromagerie des Alpilles”. Le Mas is surrounded by meadows among which you can see the white goats. The family business, founded in 1981 has managed to impose their brand thanks to the quality and originality of their products.
You can taste dried cheeses, raw milk cheeses and other dairy bio products. You can also watch the cows being milked.
Prices: On request
Olive oil making and Mill visit
Find the best olive oil in south of France, Try the fruity green and black olive oil products, the tapenade and other derivated delicacies
Located in the heart of Provence, 2km away from le Paradou, the chateau d’Estoublon is a privileged location, which enjoys an exceptional natural setting and a unique terroir.
This Provencal 18th century mansion, with its rich and romantic past, is surrounded by a rose garden, olive orchards and a large park with old trees and Mediterranean plants.
Its shop is open all year round, offering a vast choice of fine products and gourmet specialties, and also a collection of ready-to-wear, decorative items and furniture.
Transport: Upon request
Lunch : At Bistrot Mogador on the Terrace or Inside the famous Bistrot of Château d’Estoublon
Prices: free entrance
Moulin du Calanquet
Located 2km from St Rémy, the Moulin du Calanquet has an olive plantation of over 10000 trees. The plantation is made up of traditional regional varieties: Aglandau, Salonenque, Grossane, Verdale and Picholine.
It is distinctive in that it produces single-variety olive oils as well as a blend, which means that the many flavours and aromas of each variety can be brought out and combined with different foods.
The family comes from a line of five generations of Saint-Rémy farmers and are descendants of the branch of the poet Frédéric Mistral.
You can find Moulin du Calanquets products on the best Parisian tables.
Tasting and Visit Prices as of 18€ per person
Moulin du Castelas
Located on the road to les Baux de Provence Le Moulin de Castelas allows you to discover the different types of olives.
Olive oils have a very rich palette of aromas and tastes. These are influenced by terroir, climate, the olive varieties used, and how healthy and ripe the fruit are.
At Castelas Mill, all of the oils undergo cold extraction. From harvest to harvest, Their passion for flavour and their know-how have led them to produce olive oils of highly distinctive character and flavoured oils of delightful freshness.
Tasting and Visit Prices as of 10€ per person
Discover the world of honey making
Rucher des Alpilles
In St Rémy de Provence you can visit one of the biggest hive of the region (a honey factory) held by the same family for 5 generations.
You will find hand-made bee products: honey, gingerbread, pollen, bees wax candles etc …
Visit of the honey and manufacturing hives followed by a honey Tasting and discovery of the products
Prices may vary according to the group size