Guided tour and tasting at Vega de Ario cheese factoryLearn how the famous Gamonéu cheese is made and visit a replica of a port hut.
What does it consist of?
Visit our family cheese factory, see the current facilities and a replica of a traditional port hut.
We accompany you on a complete visit. First we will tour the cheese factory, where we will learn about the whole process, from the moment we receive the raw milk until the cheese is labeled and ready to be marketed. Afterwards we will visit the replica of a harbor hut located in the same complex. In it we will tell you, in detail, how cheese was originally made in the Picos de Europa, the techniques, utensils and everything that has to do with the history of this product, accompanied by photos. To finish with a small guided tasting of our Gamonéu.
Adults: 5 € / person
Children from 6 to 12 years old: 3 €.
Children under 6 years old: free
The activity includes:
- 1 hour visit
- Visit to a modern cheese factory and replica of a traditional dairy hut
- Guided tasting
- Optional purchase of our cheese
Mornings from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. and from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Afternoons from 17:00 to 18:00 and from 19:00 to 20:00
July to September and Easter Week: every day
You must book online at the Vega de Ario Cheese Factory website.
In Benia de Onís
How long does it last? 1 hour
When can it be done? Easter and from July to September
In which languages? In Spanish
Is it suitable for families with children? Yes
Experience the process of making Gamonéu like a shepherd in the Picos de Europa.
YOU CAN’T MISS IT IF…
You want to know how Gamonéu cheese is handmade by local producers. You want to feel like a shepherd and cheesemaker for a while. You want to know the inside of a port hut and the traditional utensils. You want to know what life is like in the port, told by a local family of several generations of Gamonéu cheese makers.
Vega de Ario Cheese Factory
677 37 73 09
Barrio San Roque s/n. Benia de Onís