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


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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Pré la Joux
route de Pré la Joux
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


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