Food company
in Saint-Germain-Laprade

Distillerie de la Verveine du Velay Pagès

Verbena liqueur is one of the emblematic products of Velay, whose family production is still widespread according to recipes passed down from generation to generation.
A unique guided tour at the very heart of the production, in the middle of stills and oak barrels. The guide presents the history and production of the famous liqueur made from 32 plants including locally grown verbena.
A journey through time, within the collection of advertisements, old posters and old distillery tools which illustrate more than 150 years of history.
Free access to the shop, tasting and museum.

Cocktail workshops: Creation and tasting of cocktails with our local specialty Verveine du Velay.
Friday July 7 and 21 and August 4 and 18 at 18 p.m., 20 euros / person.
Mandatory reservation

Verbena experience: come and enjoy a cocktail accompanied by savory and sweet regional specialties around verbena.
Tuesdays and Saturdays from July 11 to August 31 at 11 a.m.
Price: 24 euros per person.
Mandatory reservation

New: “In the footsteps of Verveinia” game tour:
Come with your family to help Verveinia find the grimoire containing the ancestral recipe for Verbena liqueur!
Wednesdays and Thursdays from July 12 to August 31 at 16:15 p.m.
From 5 to 15 years old: 8 euros, + 16 years old 11 euros, Family 30 euros
Mandatory reservation


  • Spirits

Operator status

  • Food company


Exceptional Closure(s)

  • 01/01/2024
  • 01/05/2024
  • 15/08/2024
  • 01/11/2024
  • 25/12/2024



  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Guided tours

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202 Avenue René Descartes
43700 Saint-Germain-Laprade
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