Distillerie de la Verveine du Velay Pagès

Verbena liqueur is one of the Velay region’s most famous specialities. It often made by family firms using recipes handed down from generation to generation.

Description

Unique guided visits are organised to the very heart of the plant, among the liqueur stills and oak casks. The guide will introduce you to the history and manufacturing process for the famous liqueur made from 32 plants, including locally grown verbena.
This is a journey back in time with a collection of vintage advertisements and posters, along with traditional distiller’s tools illustrating 150 years of history.
Open access to the shop, tastings and museum.

Children’s activities (for ages 4 to 11) focusing on the five senses in July and August. Wednesdays at 4.30 p.m. and Fridays at 6 and 7 p.m.

Languages spoken

  • French

Prices

Group adults: 4.90 €
Adult: 6.60 €.

Free entry for children < 12 years, mountain guides, the drivers.

Modes de paiement

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash

Opening

From 09/03 to 31/12.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st, August 15th, November 1st and December 25th.

Address

202 Avenue René Descartes
43700 Saint-Germain-Laprade