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Sheep fair and « désalpe » in Jaun

Office de Tourisme
Hauptstrasse 381
1656 Jaun

+41 (0)26 929 81 81

tourismus.jaun.ch

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

19 September 2022

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19 September 2022

Office de Tourisme
Hauptstrasse 381
1656 Jaun

+41 (0)26 929 81 81

tourismus.jaun.ch

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