• Entertainment/recreation

Visit to a mountain pasture and cheese cellar - Chez Pépé Nicolas

Valentin, great-grandson of Pépé Nicolas and farm manager during the summer, will welcome you to his snow-covered mountain pasture, where you can enjoy breathtaking scenery and discover the secrets of his summer lifestyle.

Entertainment/recreation Visit to a mountain pasture and cheese cellar - Chez Pépé Nicolas Val Thorens


On Wednesday 08 January 2025 from 10:00:00 in 11:15:00
Val Thorens (73440)

1. Exploring the Alp: Embark on a picturesque adventure through the winter alp and admire the breathtaking scenery while discovering the secrets of the summer way of life.

2. Visit to the Cheese Cellar: Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the Chez Pépé Nicolas cheese cellar. From production to maturing, every stage will be revealed to you. You'll have the chance to taste their artisan cheeses, made with passion and ancestral know-how.

3. Journey back in time at the Chalet d'Autrefois: Finish off this visit by exploring their chalet of yesteryear, a witness to the rich history of the Belleville valley. Immerse yourself in the warm atmosphere of the time, discover the stories that forged the identity of Chez Pépé Nicolas.

Practical information:

- Length of visit: 1 hour 15 minutes, including a tasting of our cheeses + 1 mulled wine or hot apple juice.
- Price: €16/adults - €8/children under 13
- During the tour, you'll walk around 1km on packed snow, so bring warm clothes.
- Tours in French and not recommended for children under 10.

To book this unusual experience, visit the Chez Pépé Nicolas website in the "Visits, Evenings and Tastings" section.


Adult: 16 €, Child (10-12 years): 8 €.


Languages spoken : French


From 08/01 to 16/04/2025, every Wednesday between 10 am and 11.15 am. Dates to be confirmed.

  • Booking obligatory
  • Guided tours
  • Car park
  • Free car park


Chez Pépé Nicolas Route de Val Thorens - D117 73440 Val Thorens

The farm is accessible on skis, by car or by free shuttle bus.

On skis: take the La Chasse piste

By car: route de Val Thorens - D117

By free shuttle bus: take the free Vallée shuttle bus from the Place des Arolles in Val Thorens (in front of the sports centre) and get off at the "La Chasse" stop. You will arrive directly at the farm car park.

There is a short approach walk to the farm from the free car park.

Information update on 23/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de Val Thorens