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CANCELLED – Sheep fair and « désalpe » in Jaun

Office de Tourisme
Hauptstrasse 381
1656 Jaun

+41 (0)26 929 81 81

tourismus.jaun.ch

The edition 2021 is cancelled. This fair takes place every year on the Monday of the Federal Fast (Jeûne fédéral). It’s the day when the sheeps are brought down to the village to be sold, after several months high up on the mountainsides.

For over four centuries, this has marked the return to the plain of the herds. This autumn fair has become a time of special gatherings for the population, the herders (armaillis) and visitors from outside the area.

Furthermore, this day ends in the evening with a traditional dance in the various restaurants of the village

21 September 2020

Monday 08:30 - 14:00

Monday 14:00 - 00:00

Program
9 am: the sheeps arrive in the village
Circa 11 am, arrival of the shepherd and his goats

Music
From 11 am: Hotel Cascade in Jaun
From 1 pm: Hotel Hochmatt in Im Fang
From 7 pm: Partytent in Jaun

Organised activities
Market with numerous stands.
Bars and activities in Jaun and Im Fang, special “Sheep Fair” menu
From 8 pm, dancing in the various restaurants of both Jaun and Im Fang

Dates and timetable

21 September 2020

Monday 08:30 - 14:00

Monday 14:00 - 00:00


Office de Tourisme
Hauptstrasse 381
1656 Jaun

+41 (0)26 929 81 81

tourismus.jaun.ch

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