from sept 25 to 27, 2024

Social activity and Gala

Join us for an Unforgettable Gala Dinner at Ferme de Billy!

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2024
Location: Ferme de Billy, Rots (between Caen and Bayeux)


Prepare for an enchanting evening at Ferme de Billy, a historic cider apple farm nestled between the picturesque towns of Caen and Bayeux. For over five generations, the Ferme de Billy has been renowned for its rich cider apple production and traditional expertise.

Immerse yourself in the essence of Normandy as you explore the lush orchards, verdant woods, and enchanting 13th-century chapel that grace the Ferme de Billy estate. Discover a delightful array of artisanal beverages crafted from locally sourced cider apples, including apple juice, cider, ice cider, pommeau, and Normandy calvados.


Your evening begins with a captivating tour of the farm, where you’ll wander through the orchards and delve into the secrets of cider production in the farm’s historic cellars. Indulge your senses with a tantalizing cider tasting experience, sampling the farm’s finest creations.

Following the tour, delight in a sumptuous cocktail dinner featuring a delectable selection of culinary delights inspired by the flavors of Normandy.

Prepare for a night of festivities, networking, and laughter as you join fellow attendees for a fun-filled evening under the stars. Get ready to celebrate, mingle, and create lasting memories in a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere.

To reserve your place for the farm tour and gala dinner, please register when you sign up for the EU-MIND conference.


Complimentary shuttle buses will be available for your convenience, departing from Le Dôme and returning to Caen city center at the conclusion of the dinner.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of celebration and camaraderie at Ferme de Billy. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the essence of Normandy hospitality in the heart of the French countryside.


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