Savoie Cheese Festival

From Saturday 06 to Sunday 07 July 2024

Location : Pré la Joux
  • Plateau de fromage
  • Affiche Fête des Fromages de Savoie
Plateau de fromageAffiche Fête des Fromages de Savoie

Presentation

The 19th Fête des Fromages de Savoie, held in Châtel, in the Abondance A.O.P. region, is a weekend-long celebration of the delights of cheesemaking.
A not-to-be-missed annual event, this travelling celebration gives local residents and visitors alike the opportunity to go behind the scenes of cheese-making and discover the values that go with it: a preserved environment, exquisite flavours, unique skills and exceptional terroirs, all in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Saturday from 11am to 6pm and Sunday from 10am to 6pm:

- Tasting and sale of 8 Savoie cheeses (A.O.P. Abondance, A.O.P. Beaufort, A.O.P. Chevrotin, I.G.P. Emmental de Savoie, I.GP. Raclette de Savoie, A.O.P. Reblochon, A.O.P. Tome des Bauges, I.G.P. Tomme de Savoie).
Cheese-making demonstration
-Presentation of 3 breeds of cow and 2 breeds of goat from our 8 PDO-IGPs in the cheese ring, and milking demonstration.
-Emmontagnée on Sunday 7 July at 11am
-Aesthetic cheese platter’ workshop by the Cave d'Azelie
-Exhibition of farm equipment and old dairy equipment
-Market of local craftsmen and producers
-Official Festival shop
-Festive refreshments and catering organised by Châtel associations
-Activities for children and families (photo booth, children's ‘poya’ workshop, draisienne race, face painting, treasure hunt, tombola, musical entertainment, etc.)

Saturday from 8pm to 2am: a ball on the church square with Deelight Evolution.
OpeningsFrom Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 July 2024
Opening hours on Saturday between 11 am and 6 pm. On Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm.
Event details
  • Gastronomy :
    • Regional Products
  • Traditions and folklore :
    • Traditional festival

To know

RecommandationAdmission, car parks and free shuttles
Free car parks in the centre of Châtel and in La Chapelle d'Abondance

- Special free shuttle buses from 9am to 7pm from Châtel and La Chapelle d'Abondance
- By chairlift from the Vallée d'Aulps
AFTalp - Les Fromages de Savoie
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Location
Pré la Joux
route de Pré la Joux
74390
Châtel
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French

Location

Parking with places for disabled people (4).
Shuttle stop: line 1 terminus (saisons d'été et d'hiver).
Public toilet.
Departure of the Pré la Joux and Pierre Longue chairlifts