Fête de la Transhumance au Pays de la Clairette
Saturday 10th, sunday 11th & sunday 18th june 2023
The Fête de la Transhumance au Pays de la Clairette 2023 will take place in Châtillon-en-Diois on the 10 and 11 June 2023 and at the Col de Rousset on the 18 June 2023.
The event will be focused on two themes : pastoralism and viticulture.
Chatillon-en-Diois – Saturday 10 June :
Celebration day in the historic centre of the medieval village.
Passage of the herd through the narrow streets, winegrowers’ village, festival meal, tastings, craft and producers’ market, workshops, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, walks in the vineyard. A convivial evening with concerts, open-air cinema, grilled meat and ice creams!
9am -: Passage of the sheep flock through the village
9.30 am to 5.30 pm : Craft and local producers market
9.30 am to 5.30 pm – Winegrowers’ village – Tasting of the Diois wines
11am, 3pm and 4.30pm – Sheep shearing and wool working demonstration
11.30am and 5pm – Cocktail demonstration and tasting
12pm – Lamb Burger or Lamb Tajine
5.30 pm – Departure of the flock for the mountain pasture
6.30 pm – Circus show
7pm – Concert
10pm – Open air screening – Film about the shepherds
Alpage – Châtillon-en-Diois – Sunday 11 June :
Reception of the sheep flock in the mountain pasture of La Moutière – 18km from the village of Châtillon-en-Diois.
Arrival of the ewes, meeting with the stakeholders of the territory, picnic and Clairette de Die tasting!
10am – Arrival of the flock in the mountain pasture
11:30 am – Clairette de Die tasting
12pm – Picnic with local products
Station Col de Rousset – Saint Agnan en Vercors – Sunday 18 June :
Day at the station in the Vercors mountains, close to the mountain pastures.
Arrival of the ewes on the mountain pasture, tasting of Diois wines with winegrowers, craft and producers’ market, animations, walks in the mountain pasture, …
9am to 5pm: Craft and local producers’ market
9am to 5pm : Wool Workshops
10.30 am : Arrival of the herd at the station
11.30am, 3pm and 4pm: Sheepdog demonstration
11.30 am and 2.30 pm : Concert
5pm : Departure of the flock