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Fri, 19 Apr


Domaine de Courmettes

Goat farm visit and watercolour experience

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Goat farm visit and watercolour experience
Goat farm visit and watercolour experience

Time & Location

19 Apr 2019, 10:00 – 16:00

Domaine de Courmettes, Place de la Libération, 06140 Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France

About the event

As spring is upon us and nature is awakening, the goat farm is alive with their baby goats arrival in February!

The setting

Join us for this unique experience to meet Bruno on his farm of 80 Alpine goats grazing on the hills of the magnificent Domaine des Courmettes, facing the Mediterranean Sea, 800 m above sea level in the back hills of Tourrettes sur Loup.​

Your day

Visit the goats in their stable then try your hand at making some goat cheese in Bruno Gabelier’s award winning Fromagerie. As part of the workshop you will taste a wide variety of goat cheeses sold at the farm and in local shops and restaurants. 

After the farm visit and lunch, we continue to Domaine Courmettes which features magnificent views over the whole Côte d’Azur. In really clear weather, we’ll even be able to spot Corsica.

After a short siesta for a coffee/tea, we start our sketching and watercolour session at 2pm with Art instructor Anne en plein air for the afternoon.

Finish at 4pm

Lunch: we share a plate of different goat cheese like fresh or aged cheese, with herbs, pepper, chives, pistou or olive paste amongst many others., French baguette, a glass of wine - Côte de Provence white, rose or red on the terrasse by the farm.

Practical information

Where and when we meet: At Place de la Liberation in Tourrettes sur Loup at 10am

We continue together by our cars for this adventure towards the farm.

What to bring: Wear comfortable clothes that you don´t mind getting dirty at the farm and

a blanket for the sketching session. All sketching material is provided.

Notes: sketching session will be held in French, however I will be there to assist with any translation. Trust me, Art is a universal language!

Suitable for: animal and goat cheese lovers, no sketching experience is required. Our instructor will guide you step-by-step!

What´s included:

Meet the goats

Goat cheese making workshop

Share a plate of different cheese, French baguette and a glass of wine 

Sketching session with qualified Art instructor

All sketching material - sketching paper, travelling notepad, pencils, eraser, sharpener

At the end of session, you can keep your sketches as a souvenir of this experience!

Cost: 95 Euro, children from 6 years free

RSVP by 11th April

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!

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