• Cultural, Traditions and folklore

Sheep celebration

Join us on Wednesday 26 July at the Col de la Croix de Fer for an unusual encounter with a flock of 2,000 sheep and their shepherd.
There'll be a barbecue on site, and a friendly, festive atmosphere!

Cultural, Traditions and folklore Sheep celebration Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves


On Wednesday 17 July 2024 from 10:30:00 in 14:30:00
Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves (73530)

2024 information to be confirmed.

2023 programme (indicative) :
10.30 am: Accompany the flock, meet the shepherd, his sheep and his dogs
12.15pm: Barbecue at altitude (registration required, places are limited) or packed picnic
Storytelling and alphorn with Zian des Pâles

But also :
Meet Sorlinette and Arvi, the Arves mascots
10.30am-2.30pm: Exhibition "The treasures of Savoie" with Pierre Giordano

Organised by the Saint Sorlin and Saint Jean d'Arves Tourist Offices.
Prior registration required at the Tourist Office:
- 15 €/adult
- 12 €/child (under 12)

⚠ Difficult parking

Ascent to the Col de la Croix de Fer recommended by cable car:
- Choseaux chairlift - Special rate 8€ (return ticket)
- Open from 9.30am to 4pm, purchase at Plan du Moulin from 9.15am

Access by hike possible in 1 hour from Saint Sorlin d'Arves

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    Free entertainment.
    Prices 2023:
    - Barbecue (registration required at the Tourist Office): 15€ / adult - 12€ / child (under 12)
    - Choseaux chairlift return ticket: 8€ - tickets to be purchased the same day at the Plan du Moulin ticket office.


    Languages spoken : English, French


    Wednesday 17 July 2024 between 10.30 am and 2.30 pm.


    Saint Sorlin d'Arves Tourist Office


    Col de la Croix de Fer 73530 Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves
    Information update on 28/08/2023 by Office de Tourisme de Saint-Sorlin-d'Arves