Shepherd for a day

Do you want to enjoy a day in the middle of nature and discover a traditional skill? Come to La Garrotxa to spend a weekend and you can become a shepherd for a day. You will get to know the animals; goats and sheep, as well as the cheese shop. We will visit the pen, feed and get close to the animals – learning how they live and what they eat. We will also learn how to milk a goat by hand. An experience to be enjoyed by families, couples or a group of friends.


Duration: 3 days / 2 nights  

Price: from 455,00 €/per person (double room) Minimum: 2 people

Type of accomodation: small hotels and cottages


Detailed Itinerary:

1st  day  Arrival at La Garrotxa. Dinner and accommodation at a rural tourism
house in the Vall d’en Bas.


2nd  day – Local product-based breakfast in the accommodation. Electric bicycle tour through the Vall d’en Bas landscape. We will be a shepherd for a day at Riudaura. We will visit the cheese shop where we’ll discover the process of cheese-making and tasting. Picnic lunch with local and organic products. Dinner and accommodation in the rural tourism house.


3rd  day – Breakfast and balloon-f light over the Natural Park of the Garrotxa  Volcanic Zone. Local produce-based lunch. Guided visit to a dairy farm to learn about the process of milk production, animal pasture and milking. Tasting of dairy products. Departure.


What is included? 

  • 2 nights in a rural tourism accommodation, half-board.
  • Electric bicycle rental.
  • 1 picnic lunch.
  • Balloon-flight.
  • Lunch with local products.
  • Dairy farm visit.


What is not included? 

  • Travel from the place of origin to La Garrotxa and from La Garrotxa to the place of origin.
  • Transfers.


Contribution to the conservation of biodiversity:

Accredited package with the ECST (European Charter for Sustainable Tourism) by La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone National Park



License CG-1461
T. +34 972 680 255
M. +34 689 471 872


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