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Events

All upcoming events in Gran Combin Valley

A rich calendar of events enliven the villages of the Valpelline and Great St Bernard Valley, offering you the chance to discover traditions and local specialities of the terroir.

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Fea de valpeleunna
20 Sep

Fea de valpeleunna

Event

Valpelline

Valpelline cattle market is one of the oldest in the region.

Veillá
10 Aug

Veillá

Event

Étroubles

In local dialect, veillà defines those winter evenings once spent before the cowshed woodstove, in the company of family and friends, telling tales, spinning and wood carving. Étroubles veillà is a re-enactment of historical trades and craftsmanship held along the medieval village streets, where you can also sample local culinary specialities.

Jambon alla brace Fête
03 Aug

Jambon alla brace Fête

Event

Saint-Oyen

This weekend celebration is dedicated to Jambon alla brace, a variety of roast ham that is lightly smoked and seasoned with mountain.

Seupa à la Valpelenentse
25 Jul

Seupa à la Valpelenentse

Event

Valpelline

Seupa à la valpelenentse is a hearty rustic dish resembling a thick soup made of bread and fontina moistened with hot beef stock and topped with cinnamon-flavoured butter.

Food and Wine Triangle
28 Jun

Food and Wine Triangle

Event

Valpelline

This is event originated from the collaboration of townships to mark catastrophic events, leading over time to a firm friendship.

Collontrek
06 Sep

Collontrek

Event

Doues

Collontrek is a 22 km, high altitude mountain running race with an uphill elevation gain of 1,250 m and 1,230 downhill along ancient tracks once used by farmers and smugglers to reach the neighbouring Swiss communities.

Fëta di Trifolle (Potato Fête)
30 Aug

Fëta di Trifolle (Potato Fête)

Event

Allein

Potato crops are widely grown on the sunny slopes of Allein.

Fëta di Teteun (Pressed udder Fête)
23 Aug

Fëta di Teteun (Pressed udder Fête)

Event

Gignod

Teteun is rather a curious culinary dish, it is however a delicious delicacy made from cow’s udder, which is pressed and seasoned according to a traditional recipe giving it a unique flavour and consistency.

Sagra della fontina (Fontina Cheese Fête)
14 Aug

Sagra della fontina (Fontina Cheese Fête)

Event

Oyace

Of all the fêtes organised, there must be one dedicated to Fontina, a sweet and delicate DOP cheese used to enhance the flavour of most traditional local dishes.

Sagra della polenta (Polenta Fête)
06 Jul

Sagra della polenta (Polenta Fête)

Event

Doues

An entire weekend dedicated to polenta.

Carnival
01 Feb

Carnival

Event

Allein

In the pays of Allein, Bionaz, Doues, Etroubles, Gignod, Ollomont, Oyace, Roisan, Saint-Oyen, Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses e Valpelline.

Combin en Musique
26 Aug

Combin en Musique

Event

Ollomont

A music event held every summer at the foot of the Grand Combin.