• Traditions and folklore

Les reines du Corbier

Originating in neighbouring Switzerland, this tradition establishes a hierarchy in the herd: the black Hérens cows compete by pushing each other with their heads and horns, but without hurting each other. At the end of the jousting, the queen of the herd is chosen.

Traditions and folklore Les reines du Corbier Le Biot


On Sunday 02 June 2024 from 09:00:00 in 17:00:00
Le Biot (74430)

* From 9am: arrival of the animals
* 10.30am/12pm and 2pm/5pm: cows fighting
* 12pm and 3pm: herding dog demonstration
Times may vary slightly depending on the progress and duration of the fights.

All day long:
* Presentation of a local breed of sheep
* Refreshments by "Les Compagnons des Reines
* Barbecue by the "Association des Parents d'Elèves du Biot
* Pony rides
* Woodwork workshops by "Les Bambins des Bois
* Giant wooden games
* Eco Gardes stand
* Sale of cheese by "Les Jeunes Agriculteurs de la Vallée d'Aulps" (Young Farmers of the Vallée d'Aulps)
With the presence of: Selleria Le Cuir, Aoste

Musical entertainment all day with "Les Viouls du

Lunch available at "La Covagne" (diots/ crozets/ salad/ apple pie)
Or you can eat on site (picnic tables and chairs available)

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    Free of charge.


    Languages spoken : French


    Sunday 2 June 2024 between 9 am and 5 pm.

    • Public WC


    Col du Corbier 74430 Le Biot

    Access by car from Thonon or Cluses on the D902, then the D332 to Biot, then the D32 to Col du Corbier, parking on the right as you arrive

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    Information update on 15/05/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée d'Aulps