What could be better than cycling and cheese to represent all the diversity of Ariège's heritage and know-how? Take the road of the "bike & cheese" route from Vernajoul to Prat-Bonrepaux: a pleasure for the legs and the taste buds!

Cycling guarantees an ideal pace to take the time to discover, meet and share.
A heritage of tradition and local know-how, cheese is a symbol of French heritage and of our Departments. Often associated with a moment of conviviality and pleasure, it did not take less to combine it with the bicycle: nothing like a discovery of the cheese flavors of the Departments to punctuate a bike ride, after the effort the comfort !

Through the “Bike & Cheese” route, visits to farms, maturing cellars, meetings with dairymen and cheese makers, etc. are offered along existing cycle routes to discover the know-how of passionate craftsmen and the diversity of Ariège's culinary heritage! You too, go and taste our mountain cheeses on the Bike & Cheese route


Foix Ariège Pyrenees

In the very heart of Ariège, at the foot of the Pyrenees, the Foix Ariège Pyrenees destination immediately catches the traveller's attention, with the three [...]


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1 - Foix market

Every Friday from 8 a.m. to 15 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 13:30 p.m. in the streets and squares of Foix.

2 - To the flavors of delicacies

Direct sale of farm products

3 - Col del Fach cheese dairy

Tomme Cabrioulet, the Cabri Ariègeois and the little fiancé of the Pyrenees

4 - Abbey of Notre-Dame du Pesquié 

Milk processing and cheese making: tomme, Saint-Paterne, faisselle, butter

5 - La Bastide-de-Sérou market

Sale of local cheeses every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 13 p.m.

6 - The Mondély goat farm

Goat cheese, Pyrenean tommes (goat), goat manure

7 - Biscarrère farm

Soft cheeses

8 - Meras farm

Bed and breakfast: peasant cuisine from the Pyrenees and around the world.

9 - The Buscaillère Farm

Milk, Milk jam, Yogurt, Faisselle, Cottage cheese

10 - The Carregaut Farm 

Tommes from the Pyrenees

11 - The stall (peasants and craftsmen from Séronais)

Various local cheeses

12 - Milles Farm

Sale of farm goat cheeses (tommes, lactic with different maturing)

13 - Couserans creamery 

Tommes from Couserans

14 - Saint-Girons market

Sale of local cheeses every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 13 p.m.

15 - The Saint-Gi

French cuisine restaurant, short circuit, fresh products ...


The Fromageries Occitanes: Local cheeses

17 - Le Moulis cheese dairy

Cow, goat and sheep cheeses

18 - Prat-Bonrepaux market

Sale of local cheeses every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 13 p.m.