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Un coucher de soleil à la Dôle
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Destination terroir

The best of Western Vaud.

Meet the craftsmen, farmers and winegrowers! 

 Take a break and discover the agriculture and craftsmen of your region.
Get away from it all and meet the men and women of Western Vaud who produce and enhance local products.  
Visite ferme des Morand

Our suggestions for company outings

Discovery breaks are our suggestions for your next company outings. We will help you to personalise them according to your wishes and your budget. 
Explore the richness and diversity of the West Vaud region during a moment of sharing and discovery with the men and women who perpetuate their know-how and sublimate local products.

Milk or cheese break

Near you, craftsmen produce Gruyère PDO. Take a break from nature, get a breath of fresh air and discover the process of making our cheese or meet the producers and their cows to whom we owe this delicious cheese. Take the opportunity to talk to local producers about the evolution of their profession, the challenges facing agriculture and climate change.

Duration: 1h30 including visit, tasting and discussion
Price per group: from 100 CHF

A nut break from here

Start the exploration with a guided walk through a walnut orchard of the Dicifood company, created by passionate craftsmen who have taken up the challenge of diversifying the production of quality local products. Continue this exploration with a visit to the Maison de la noix at the Moulin de Sévery with a demonstration of the nutcracker.

Duration: 2h15 including a guided walk in the Dicifood orchards and a visit to the Maison de la noix
Price per group from 200 CHF

Flower break (April to June)

It's springtime and you'll be able to recharge your batteries on a trip through the region's crops. Accompanied by an agronomist, an expert on plants and crops, you will discover their particularities as well as their uses for human food or cattle feed.

Duration: 1.5 hour walk through the crops
Price per group: CHF 100

Break in the cowshed 

Discover what the farmers of the region produce, and how their cattle live. These farmers will explain and show you how they care for their animals while respecting the requirements of each individual.

Duration: 1h30 including discovery of the farm and its "occupants", discussion and tasting.
Price per group: from 100 CHF

Break on the mountain pasture (mid-May to mid-September)

During an escapade, go and meet an alpine farmer. During a walk outside of time and stress, you will discover another universe: the mountain pasture. With passion, the host explains how each year, depending on the weather conditions, he organises the management of the pastures and the livestock, how he manages his water needs, whether for the growth of the grass or for the livestock.
Parc Jura vaudois

Duration: 1h30 walk and discussion at the mountain pasture
Price per group: 100 CHF

Grape break (excluding harvest)

Recognise the grape varieties of the region with your senses: visually by walking through the vineyards, by smell and taste during a tasting... A winegrower guides you and teaches you the specificities and selection of each grape variety.

Duration: 1h30 including a guided walk in the vineyards, discussion and tasting in the cellar
Price per group from 150 CHF

The availability of the artisans may vary according to the harvest or the season and these breaks can also be combined.

Contact person

Maïté Francoz

c/o Rue du Château 2

1110 Morges (0)21 803 55 55
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Our outings for individuals

Destination terroir is also an escapade for individuals in the West of Vaud.

The visits will take place if we have a minimum of 6 people registered, we thank you for your understanding and remain at your disposal for any questions. 
Visite de la Ferme des Morand

Visit to the Morand Farm

Destination terroir offers young and old a special visit to the Morand Farm.
This is an opportunity to discover the agricultural world and to tame some animals. 

Fabienne, a passionate farmer, welcomes you and introduces you to her various companions such as ponies, chickens, goats, pigs, rabbits, cows and guinea pigs.
At the end of the visit, leave with a surprise from the farm. 
Duration: 1 hour
Price: CHF 50 for a "family" group (2 adults + 2 children)
Here are the next dates for a visit to the farm!

Saturday 16 March from 8.30am to 9.30am
Wednesday 20 March from 2:00 to 3:00pm
Tuesday 2 April from 2:30 to 3:30pm
Wednesday 3 April from 2:30 to 3:30pm
Thursday 4 April from 2:30 to 3:30pm
Thursday 11 April from 2:30 to 3:30pm
Friday 12 April from 2:30 to 3:30pm
Saturday 13 April from 1:30 to 2:30pm
Monday 15 April from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm
Saturday 27 April from 9.00am to 10.00am
Wednesday 1 May from 17:00 to 18:00
Saturday 18 May from 11.00am to 12.00pm
Monday 20 May from 10.30am to 11.30am
Saturday 8 June from 10.30am to 11.30am

About us

In order to better understand who we are, we asked the President, Maurice Treboux, to tell us a few words about it.

 "The PDRA Ouest vaudois, a project for the development and encouragement of local agriculture, is made up of four distinct projects. These projects are carried out by more than 280 farming families and are supported by the Confederation, the canton of Vaud and the regions concerned. They are La Maison des vins in Mont/Rolle, La fromagerie de l'Etraz in Senarclens, the relocation of the CARRE slaughterhouse in Aubonne, and the improvement of the reception facilities in several alpine chalets in the Vaud Jura under the name Harmonie d'alpages. Together with the partner farms, these structures are the ambassadors and showcases of a dynamic agricultural region, with the common theme of "Born, raised and processed in Western Vaud".

It is in these ideal conditions that we are ready to welcome you, families, SMEs, various groups, ready to make you discover our profession, our products, in a few words ''The best of the West Vaudois''! So don't hesitate any longer, come and spend unforgettable moments on a farm, visit an artisanal dairy or taste a great wine from the hillsides of La Côte. "

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In collaboration with

Destination terroir is a collaboration between 3 regions and the Parc Jura vaudois to develop local products and services in the western Vaud region. If you are interested in this theme and are prepared to welcome groups of 5 people or more, please get in touch with us to discuss it.
PDRA ouest vaudois