• Traditions and folklore

Retour des Alpages

48th edition of the "Grande fête traditionnelle et folklorique": craft activities, demonstration of old trades, herd parade, folk groups, tasting of local produce.
Animal parade at 2:30pm.

Traditions and folklore Retour des Alpages Annecy


On Saturday 12 October 2024 from 09:00:00 in 18:00:00
Annecy (74000)
Animals allowed

At the beginning of autumn, the cattle comes back from the pastures where they spent summer…

This return in the valley is symbolized by this day of feast.

On the second Saturday of October, streets of Annecy are filled with coloured herds, craftsmen, old manual trades, folklore bands, typical local producers. You'll craft and traditions of Savoy.

It is also an important day for local people to celebrate the beginning of autumn.

Come to live an authentic and friendly moment !

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    Free of charge.


    Open to children
    Animals allowed


    Saturday 12 October 2024 between 9 am and 6 pm.

    • Pets welcome


    Vieille ville 74000 Annecy
    Information update on 11/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme du Lac d'Annecy