To awaken your taste buds, let yourself be tempted by a delicious cow's cheese, a gingerbread or a soft cake made by Benedictine sisters, at the Abbey of Pesquié, on the heights of Foix: a real treat! Or a tasting of organic Ariège wine in the cellar of the Coteaux d'Engraviés estate.

IN THE PROGRAM

10am 00 - 42.976341
Visit of the Abbey of Notre-Dame du Pesquié in Saint-Martin de Caralp.
Discover the history of this Benedictine abbey located a few kilometers from Foix, founded in 1991. The 50 sisters (nuns and novices) devote their days to times of prayer and to farm work. You will find their products from organic farming at the shop.

12am 30 - 42.964813
Local lunch at Le Vertigo restaurant in Foix.
MENU SUGGESTION
Ariègeoise salad
(Candied gizzards, duck fries, country ham, walnuts)
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Duck confit or Fish of the day
Support of the day
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gourmet coffee
Wine and coffee included


14H30: Guided tour of the old town of FOIX.
An hour-long digestive walk through the legends, anecdotes and vestiges of the medieval city of FOIX from its origins to the present day, your tour guide will make you discover the Saint-Volusien church, the old FOIX district and its half-timbered houses.

16:00 p.m .: 43.050943 - 1.759386
Guided tour of the cellar and tasting at the Coteaux d'Engraviès estate in Vira.
Thomas, Ariège winegrower, will introduce you to the organic wine which benefits from the IGP Ariège appellation. This terroir, with a sub-Mediterranean climate and slopes sedimented in limestone, gives the wine an original mineral note.

17H00: End of your day.

The price includes : The visit of the Abbey of Notre Dame du Pesquié, the visit of the cellar and tasting at the wine estate, the guided tour of the old town of Foix, lunch with wine and coffee.
The price does not include: transport, personal expenses, optional cancellation / travel insurance.



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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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