A VILLAGE, A MUSEUM, A CHEESE FACTORY, A TASTING… Welcome to Camembert to discover all the production secrets and history of the most famous French cheese.
Treat yourself to an amazing journey for your tastebuds to the heart of our local produce in the pure French gastronomic tradition.
The Cheese Factory
EXTEND YOUR VISIT WITH THE CLOS DE BEAUMONCEL CHEESE FACTORY to discover the different stages of Camembert production via the bay windows that plunge you into the heart of the workshops and videos that explain how milk is transformed into Camembert de Normandie AOP.
MAISON DU CAMEMBERT OPENS ITS DOORS TO GROUPS (from 15 people) where, after a warm welcome, visitors can discover the museum independently. Museum staff remain available to answer the group’s questions.
Tasting and shop
ENTER THE MAISON DU CAMEMBERT’S SHOP. With its Camembert box shape, it’s the ideal place to taste and buy the most famous Normandy cheese. It’s here that the Camembert tasting takes place at the end of your visit to the museum.
Times and practical information
Located in the heart of Normandy, 4 km from Vimoutiers, 1 hour from Caen, 2 hours from Paris, 1 hour from Deauville and 35 minutes from Alençon.
Le Bourg 61120 Camembert
Open every day from May to September and from Wednesday to Sunday in March, April and October
WANT TO SEE MORE? Here are some ideas to extend your visit to Normandy.
THE CLOS DE BEAUMONCEL CHEESE FACTORY STANDS IN THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE OF CAMEMBERT. They plan to produce up to 6000 organic and AOP/PDO Camemberts per week. A historic moment for Camembert (Orne) since, for the first time in its history, or at least since Marie Harel (1761-1844), a cheese factory stands in its very heart… …