Alpages Ouverts - A full day on a mountain dairy farm

Valtournenche

  • Saturday 06 August 2022
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A full day on a mountain dairy farm together with those who work there all summer, following the pace set by the animals and the mountain environment. Guided visits, lunch with typical produce, polenta, Fontina and fresh cheeses.

The formula of the event is quite simple: visitors are invited to experience a typical day’s activities on the farm, to see the tools that are used and to find out about all the various aspects related to the farm and the pastures, through a series of guided routes ilustrating what happens in the various areas, especially in the daity itself, where the delicious Fontina cheese is made-

Route 1: from the capital of Valtournenche leave the car at the Cime Bianche cable car square, take the cable car, once you reach the top follow the signs to the mountain pasture. Journey time about 45 minutes. (Cable car price: € 8.50 return and € 6.50 one way).

Route 2: After crossing the town of Valtournenche continue towards Perrères, park at the picnic area and walk to the mountain pasture following the signs. Journey time: about 1 hour and a half.

A 20-minute walk from the mountain pasture you can reach the chapel of Sant’Anna where Pope Woytila stopped to contemplate and pray.

Contact

A.R.E.V.
11100 AOSTA (AO)
  • Telephone:
    +39.0165.34510
  • Fax:
    (+39) 344 1328497
  • Internet:
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