Sommet De L’Elevage


Irish Hereford Prime are happy to announce an exciting agri-tour, traveling to SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE in Clermont-Ferrand, central France. Departing Tuesday 4th October returning Friday 7th this year. This trip is open to all Irish Hereford Prime farmer members.

The SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE is a not-to-be- missed event for farmers and agri-related industries. It has over the years, built a solid reputation for the quality of the animals on show, selected for their high genetic value, including beef and dairy cattle, sheep and horses. In total, more than 70 breeds can be found at the SOMMET in judging or on show, the finest in French livestock genetics. 

Every year, several farm visits are organised for foreign visitors during the SOMMET to enable them to discover the excellence of French livestock production and research. It promises to be a great trip and represents excellent value especially as it is an agri-educational tour that is subject to tax relief. There is limited availability for the trip and it is subject to booking on a first come first served basis (with deposit received). To book your place email with your name, address and phone number.

Cost of trip €750 (single supplement applies)

Price Includes:

  • Return flights from Dublin to Lyon
  • 10 kg hand baggage allowance
  • Shuttle transfers to and from the Show and Farm visits
  • SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE show entrance cost covered
  • Show events include National Championship events for, Hereford, Charolais and Holstein breeds
  • Farms and agri-industry visits 
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation (twin share) at the 4* Oceania Hotel in Clermont-Ferrand. Bed, breakfast and two evening meals
  • International Gala Evening with breed presentation
  • 2 hour walking tour of the historic centre of Clermont or a guided tour of the ASM Clermont Rugby Stadium
  • Dinner in the Old Town on the 2 nights
  • Bi-lingual assistance during the trip