"Fête de l'Alpage" (Pastures Day)

Sunday 05 August 2018

  • Fête de l'Alpage - Le Grand-Bornand
  • La fête de l'alpage au Grand-Bornand
  • La fête de l'Alpage au Grand Bornand
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All daylong in Chinaillon. Various activities around the traditions and daily life in the pastures: ox-drawn wagon parade, milking competition, lumberjack contest, local products tasting, country-style meals and fireworks.
2017 Programme:

- 10.30am: mass
- 11am: running race (€5 /adulte - 3 km, €3 /under18 - 1 km). On-site registration before 10.30am. First round of the Grass Skiing Contest.
- 12am: walk down from the pastures, then country-style lunch with music.

- All afternoon: herding dogs, traditional crafts, chainsaw sculptures demonstration, fishing, climbing, Lumberjack Contest...

- From 1.30pm: Savoyard folklore, milking competition, Pasture Queen Election and Lumberjack Contest last round.
- 3.30pm: ox-drawn wagon parade
- 6.30pm: Demonstration of the Reblochon Cheese making process.
- 7pm: Apéritif drinks and dinner. Live music by the band "Captiv".

- From 10pm: fireworks and dance with music by Christian Jacquard.

Lunch: €13,50 / Adult (Menu : salads, ham on the bone or bbq-sausage-fries, cheese, pie or fruit).
Dinner(on site or take away): tomme blanche €9

Food and drinks stall open all day: crêpes, potatoes beignets (patties), charcuterie, cakes, ice cream, Farm Reblochon for sale, jam...

Free buses all day along until 10.40pm.
  • SITRA services :
    • 1 yrs old min
  • Method of payment :
    • Cheque
    • Cash
Directions to :
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
Le Grand-Bornand
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.970481
Longitude : 6.451871
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  • Method of payment :
    • Cheque
    • Cash
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Fête de l'Alpage - Le Grand-Bornand "Fête de l'Alpage" (Pastures Day)
Le Grand-Bornand Chinaillon
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