Cattle market

Sunday 22 August 2021

All day long. Chec the timetable on the weekly entertainment program.

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


[According current sanitary conditions, date and program subject to modifications]
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 on site, on booking at the tourist office.
  • Event type :
    • Traditions and folklore
Office de tourisme Saint Jean d'Arves
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La Foire aux bestiaux
La Chal


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