Rising cows to pasture

Saturday 18 June 2022

  • Go up to the summer alpine pasture
  • Emmontagnage St Jean d'arves
  • Go in alpine pasture in St Jean d'arves
  • Vache de race tarine
  • Vue depuis le Col d'Ornon
Go up to the summer alpine pastureEmmontagnage St Jean d'arvesGo in alpine pasture in St Jean d'arvesVache de race tarineVue depuis le Col d'Ornon


[SUBJECT TO MODIFICATIONS] A friendly day to follow the cows and our farmers in their summer home: the mountain pastures.
It is a friendly day of hiking up to the pastures. About fifty Tarentaise and Abondance cows will join their summer home supervised by the farmers and by the participants in this event.

To participate, the Tourist office gives you an appointment at "Les Chambons" intersection around 9.30am.
Pack everything you need for a hike of around 2.5 hours uphill (400 meters of elevation gain) to the Ornon pass.
On arrival: short drink and picnic from the bag.
Descent whenever you want.
  • Event type :
    • Traditions and folklore
Office de tourisme Saint Jean d'Arves
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Les Chambons


Free of charge
Les Chambons
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.205687
Longitude : 6.264696
  • Villes :
    • Saint-Jean-d'Arves