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!
Agrilogie Grange-Verney (Moudon)
As agricultural plant of a certain importance for the Vaud Canton, this important site unites the following institutions under its roof : Agrilogie, the vocational school for agriculture and horse breeding and an educational agricultural plant.
Apéro-raclette en char (Granges-près-Marnand)
Ferme « le Grand’Joie »
En Brit 20
- +41 (0)79 350 85 52
- +41 (0)79 643 20 58
Enjoy two hours of horse-drawn carriage drive along the river Broye between Pyerne and Granges-Marnand with an apero drink or a “real” raclette.
Donkey Farm (Chapelle-sur-Moudon)
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.
Donkey Trekking (Chapelle-sur-Moudon)
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.
Excursions in a horse-drawn carriage (Montet)
Promenades en calèche
Ch. du Clos 12
- +41 (0)79 310 72 92
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.
Fondue Carriage Le Gallien (Carrouge)
Domaine et écuries du Gallien
Famille A. Jordan
Rte du Village 15
- +41 (0)79 565 98 40
- +41 (0)79 287 78 75
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.
La Botte de foin, «The Hay Stack» (Vucherens)
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.
Le Bochet Farm (Granges-Marnand)
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.
Mohair from the Jorat (Ropraz)
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.