Cattle market

Sunday 18 August 2019

All day long.

  • Affiche Foire Aux Bestiaux
  • La Foire aux Bestiaux - Saint Jean d'Arves
Affiche Foire Aux BestiauxLa Foire aux Bestiaux - Saint Jean d'Arves

Presentation

A party that held traditions, local farmers, artisans, Valley residents and holidaymakers for a special time of sharing and conviviality.
At 7.30am, we welcome farmers, artisans exhibiting with a good morning coffee.
From 10:00, juries will work to record the best animals presented. The awards and the trophy will be given in the late afternoon.
The public will see the traditional production of a Beaufort AOC cheese by the Cooperative Laitrière des Arves, the traditional production of butter, will learn the hand milking and will observe the work of herding dogs.
On the craft market, visitors will find the values of our land, where artisans and exhibitors will share their knowleges.
This day is also a perfect time to get closer to our mountain traditions with the folk dance group "Les Soldanelles" and mountain tales by the storyteler Zian des Alpes.
Traditional games will take place in the afternoon for children and adults, including the famous "lift a can of milk" and weighing a ham.

A refreshments-bar will be available all day.
At noon, a Savoyard meal will be offered on site, on booking at the tourist office.
General
  • Event type :
    • Traditions and folklore
Office de tourisme Saint Jean d'Arves - La Chal
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Location
La Foire aux bestiaux
La Chal
73530
Saint-Jean-d'Arves

Tarifs

Entertainement free
Lunch on booking at the Tourist Office
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Destination
La Chal
73530
Saint-Jean-d'Arves
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.213759
Longitude : 6.266584
  • Villes :
    • Saint-Jean-d'Arves