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Maison La Grande Combe
Hans & Nelleke Versteegen  
12480 St. Izaire
Tel: +33 (0) 565 99 45 01
  
GPS: 43.98685 , 2.65983

 

Gastronomy

Located 45km away, the Roquefort caves, from where the famous French cheese originates, are definitely worth a visit.

Rural markets offer local produce such as honey, goat’s cheese, fruit and vegetables, etc. There will usually be a market stall where “aligot” is made — a dish consisting of potatoes, one-day-old cheese and garlic. Every Saturday there is a market in St Affrique (30km) and every second Thursday of the month in Réquista (20km).

The Gaillac wine region lies to the west of Albi.

The Aubrac is home to the three-Michelin-star restaurant owned by the internationally renowned chef Michel Bras.

The Aveyron is well known for the high standard and simple nature of its cuisine which you will find on offer at markets and auberges in small villages in the form of local specialities, such as “magret de canard”, “aligot”, “soupe au fromage” and “cassoulet”. The French add “tripous” (tripe) to this list, but that’s an acquired taste…