Agour cheese museum
In Hélette, immerse yourself in the magic of tradition!
Listen to shepherd Joanes talk about his early 20th-century life. Visit his farmhouse, "Le cayolar," accurately reconstructed with traditional materials. The furniture and all the objects (moulds, birch wood Kaiku), linked to cheese-making tradition, are old. The fire crackles, the sheep bleat, the soup is almost ready. Let yourself be carried away by his warm voice. He will tell you about his passion for cheese, and his secrets to make it. Don't miss out on the video about the Basque Country, Agour cheese country. It's exciting! A small museum in the heart of the Basque Country that's worth a detour. The tour lasts about 45 minutes.
Adress : ZA Ur Xabaleta, Route de Louhossoa – D 119, 64640 HELETTE
Phone : 05 59 37 63 86
Opening hours : year-round from Monday through Friday, and Saturday mornings. In July and August, museum tours every hour from 9:00h to 11:00h and from 14:00h to 17:00h. The rest of the year, tours at 10:30h and at 15:30h. Closed Saturday afternoons and Sundays.
Entry : Free