To discover a terroir, what better than to meet its actors? Lovers of farm products: cheeses, charcuterie, meats or eggs, here is where to find what you are looking for.

GAEC des Croës Canailles – production and sale of fresh cheeses

This family farm makes and sells cheeses from its Hérens cow farm, a typical mountain species. “We make Tommes, Tommettes, Croestin, Fromage de Montagne (raclette style), milk, butter, cream, sometimes serac. “, explain the operators. They also offer eggs from their hens, charcuterie, sausages and dried meat from Hérens. A rich choice therefore to delight the palates of lovers of farm products.

Vache d'Herens - ferme des Croc

GAEC le Criou: production and sale of fresh cheeses


The family cattle farm in the mountains produces milk, makes its fresh cheeses, only with milk from its herd. A herd fed with fodder and grass from the meadows of the farm. This structure with two associates, has a herd of 50 dairy cows of breed abundance and the necessary renewal (50 calves and heifers). “The milk produced is largely delivered to the Samoëns fruit dairies to be transformed into AOP Reblochon. The rest is transformed all year round on the farm into cottage cheese, fresh and mature cheeses,” explain the operators. The cheeses are sold directly at the farm and can also be found in some local shops or on the menu in some restaurants in Samoëns and its surroundings.

La ferme des Cimes: production and sale of cheeses on the farm

Another family farm to discover where cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses are produced and sold. You will find Tomme cheese, raclette cheese, serac, fresh cheeses and yoghurts. The Cimes farm can be visited all year round by reservation and its operators explain their way of working and share their passion with you. These courses end in beauty with the tasting of products to the sound of the accordion. Another possibility to discover the place: after a walk, you will have the opportunity to drink their hot chocolates, coffees, producer juices and taste cakes, sandwiches and farm products.

Ferme des Cimes

Eden des biquettes farm: production and sale of dairy products

Chevreau a la ferme de l'entremont - samoens

The breeders of white Saanen goats process their milk and create different products. Among these specialties of the Savoyard region: lactic-type cheese, yogurt or the famous tomme. These delicacies are sold on site at the Eden des Biquettes farm. For the curious or to amaze the little ones, it is possible to observe the herd in order to better understand the work of the farmers (visits by appointment).

The farmers and agricultural operators of Samoëns and its surroundings are therefore waiting for you to discover their daily lives, their passion and the culinary marvels whose reputation goes far beyond the borders of Savoie!

In order to guarantee everyone’s safety, all of these operators are mobilizing on a daily basis to implement all the health measures related to the COVID19 epidemic. This concerns all the activities offered. Eat and live farmer in all serenity! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact them.

vaches a la ferme du GAEC le criou - samoens
Ferme des Cimes
Veau à la ferme des Cimes - Samoëns
Fabrique de fromage a la ferme de l'entremont - samoens
Chevre a la ferme de l'entremont
Fromage de chevre a la ferme de l'entremont