In this small dell located in the heart of the Odon valley, take a guided tour of our snail farm and discover our culinary specialities.
From birth to cooked preparations, with traditional know-how.
We welcome you in a hilly and green setting bordered by a stream and surrounded by apple trees. We would be happy to meet you and share with you our passion for this funny little animal "the snail",
A reproduction workshop
In the spring, our snails breed in a warm, humid room. After mating, they will lay eggs in boxes filled with soil.
The small snails will leave the nursery to go to the parks where they grow during the summer.
Parks where life is good ... Our snails will find vegetation, cereals and limestone. Shelters will allow them to rest, to hide, ... In September, they will be picked up to be prepared in the CE laboratory of our farm.
The transformation laboratory
In equipment allowing a cooking of the snail in the respect of the rules of hygiene but by keeping a culinary tradition.
Recommended visit time : 1 hours.
You can find our products there depending on availability at the time.
Your children will find books on the snail and its friends, candles and many small objects..
SOUS LES ÈTOILES NORMANDIE is a family run campsite in the village of St Martin des Besaces, Calvados, offering camping and caravanning. Perfectly situated for exploring the undulating picturesque countryside, tasting renowned cheeses, sampling sparkling cider and of course, the famous Calvados.