Rural Tourism

From the Jorat plateau to the Broye valley, picturesque villages and lovely Vaud style farms dot a partially-wooded landscape, offering surprising panoramic views of the Pre-Alps or the Jura. Situated right in the heart of the Vaud countryside, our area offers numerous possibilities for walks; discover it on foot, on a donkey back or in a carriage!

 

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Agrilogie Grange-Verney (Moudon)

Agrilogie Grange-Verney
Owned by the State of Vaud, this large agricultural domain trains agriculturists, horse experts, agro-practitioners and horse guards. It also houses several cantonal research stations related to agronomy.

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Donkey Farm (Chapelle-sur-Moudon)

Donkey Farm
In an old farm house in the center of the lovely village of Chapelle-sur-Moudon, live Anne-Lise and Jean-Michel with their two donkeys Karinka and Bolco. Mischievous and affectionate, they invite children up to ten years for a ride on their back.

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Donkey Trekking (Chapelle-sur-Moudon)

Donkey Trekking
With around a dozen donkeys, this friendly club of donkey-drivers proposes rides, harness training, activities for birthdays or school outings, a certificate of donkey-driver for the children and even donkey-assisted mediation, an alternative therapy.

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Excursions in a horse-drawn carriage (Montet)

Excursions in a horse-drawn carriage
  • Promenades en calèche
    Bernard Demierre
    Ch. du Clos 12
    1674 Montet

  • +41 (0)79 310 72 92
  • 46.643284,6.8150093
Bernard Demierre offers discovery tours either in a horse-drawn carriage or wagon for up to 25 people along the borders of the river Broye. He is also very willing to organize excursions according to your own wishes.

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Fondue Carriage Le Gallien (Carrouge)

Fondue Carriage Le Gallien
  • Domaine et écuries du Gallien
    Famille A. Jordan
    Rte du Village 15
    1084 Carrouge

  • +41 (0)79 332 23 08
  • +41 (0)79 287 78 75
  • www.domainedugallien.ch
While the horse-drawn carriage of the stable “Le Gallien” carries its guests through small villages and down idyllic country roads, they enjoy a hearty fondue or an aperitif.

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La Botte de foin, «The Hay Stack» (Vucherens)

La Botte de foin, «The Hay Stack»
With Claudia, children and adults learn how to approach, pet and feed animals, both exotic and indigenous. “The Haystack” is open all year round, but a reservation is compulsory. Two people or more can select an individual program.

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Le Bochet Farm (Granges-Marnand)

Le Bochet Farm
In midst of nature, this agricultural site which has earned the IP-Suisse label for integrated agricultural production, offers farm holidays, nights in the hay, several pedagogical activities as well as… evenings of magic and ventriloquism. Farm products on sale.

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Mohair from the Jorat (Ropraz)

Mohair from the Jorat
This Angora goat farm is the only one in Switzerland to produce mohair, a wool famous for centuries for its softness and warmth. A guided tour of the goat pen offers the opportunity to approach these particularly affectionate goats. Craft shop on the premises.