Thursday, 5 May 2016

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Rocamadour AOC Cheese Festival

The 26th festival of Rocamadour AOC cheese will be celebrated on Pentecost Sunday - the 15th May.

Exclusively devoted to AOC farmhouse cheeses, the event celebrates the quality of local farm produce and the skills handed down by generations of the farming community.

Whether you like cheese made from cow's milk, sheep's milk or goat's milk, this is a must-visit event for all cheese Gastronaughts!

The event starts with Mass at & 10h30 following by a musical procession through the town. There will be a cheese competition followed by a traditional lunch (13€).  There is a market all through the afternoon and plenty of activities for the children.

Further contact details are here

Rocamadour is in the Lot department in southwestern France and gives its name to Rocamadour, a small goat's milk cheese that was awarded AOC status in 1996.

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