Transhumance Festival in Aubrac
Sunday 28 may 2023
Come and enjoy the biggest traditional spring festival in Aubrac. In 2023, will take place the 41th Transhumance Festival.
As every year, at Camping La Romiguière, we host you, we entertain you and we help you organize a memorable stay in the heart of Aubrac. A unique moment !
Let's go ! The adventure begins here ! ...
You will find out more by reading this article and by consulting the website of the "Tradition en Aubrac" association.
If you like CamperVan areas......we can't do anything for you !
Campsite La Romiguière is about 40 minutes (by car) far from Aubrac village. So you will be able to enjoy the quietness of the campsite, the ideal situation between the Lot's valley (Estaing, Espalion, Saint-Cosme), the Truyère's valley (Entraygues) and Aubrac (Laguiole) ; this is probably the best place to visit north-aveyron, and participate to the Transhumance festival in Aubrac.
And for a worry-free stay, on Sunday May 28, 2023, we are proposing you a coach transport to reach the village where the Transhumance festival takes place in Aubrac.
Our restaurant will be open Friday 20th and Saturday 21th. We will of course offer you local specialties (aligot !!). You will enjoy 2 evenings musical show with traditionnal french music.
Sunday 28 May 2023 : 41th « Transhumance and Aubrac cows Festival »
La Fête de la Transhumance in practice :
The road Saint-Côme-d'Olt - Aubrac is closed to traffic Sunday, 28 may 2023, the day of the Festival of Transhumance and the rise of cattle, but road signs will help you to go to the village. We will give practical informations so that you can take full advantage of this day.
An entrance fee (in 2022, it was 6 € per person) is requested by the association "Tradition Aubrac" which organizes the festivities. If you opt for the coach from Camping La Romiguière, the entrance fee is included in the price of the coach.
Transhumance Aubrac CampingCar :
The service area for CampingCar at Aubrac is closed during the week preceding the festival of transhumance - Parking is provided for motorhome, near the village.
But if you do not like crowds of large gatherings of motorhomes, Camping La Romiguière you offers an astute fall 20 minutes far from Laguiole. All sites have lake views. They are flat and have water and electricity (10A). Service Area for drain is available.
Enjoy the Festival of Transhumance Aubrac for a few days in a quiet place at Lake of the Selve.
In addition, in 2023, we propose a private coach to Aubrac. Starting at about 9 am in the direction of Aubrac and back at about 17 pm at Campsite La Romiguière (depending on the weather !). The round trip+entrance fee costs 25 € per person.
Thus, your motorhome remains secure, secure and connected to the campsite while you enjoy the festivities. Don't forget to book.
Transhumance Aubrac mobilhome :
At Camping La Romiguière, you can also rent a mobilehome and take advantage of your stay to discover Aubrac. The mobilehomes are heated and most have a nive view on the lake Selve. Don't forget to book.
The Regional Natural Park of Aubrac :
Aubrac , situated on the borders of three departments, Aveyron, Cantal and Lozère, and three regions, Midi- Pyrenees, Auvergne and Languedoc Roussillon stretches over 2500 km ² , 800m to 1470m altitude. The village of Aubrac , which means "Braco Alto" ("high place" about 1300m high), is located in the heart of the "Plateau de l'Aubrac", the cradle of breeding cattle breed where the natural environment is amazing.
When it comes May 25th, the traditional date of the rise of herds to the plateau of Aubrac (transhumance), cows are getting impatient as if the mountain called them. Men and beasts agree a time of celebration. Cow heads are decorated with holly, flowers, flags and cowbells. The oldest cow in the herd carries a " clap ", she walks at the head and give the rhythm . The path of the herd does not exceed 70 km, with an average speed of 3 to 5 km/h. Calves of the year join their mothers by truck. Beyond its festive and convivial aspect, the phenomenon of movement of livestock is not artificial or folk , it is first and foremost related to agricultural practice and the type of farming, specifically adapted to the natural environment Aubrac.
Entertainment for all, presentation of animals, meeting with farmers, producers, traditional music and dance, lunch and dinner, the famous speciality Aligot of Aubrac, Aubrac meat cooked over a wood fire, regional products market and more...
28 May 2023 : 41th « Transhumance and Aubrac cows Festival »
- Meet the farmers and herd
- Follow the herds to their summer pastures mountain towards Laguiole Nasbinals or Brameloup .
- Enjoy local produce : Wines, Laguiole cheese, Aligot de l'Aubrac, Aubrac beef
- Listen and watch traditional music groups
- Fill up flavors fairground market and regional products
Enjoy your visit to the Festival of Transhumance to discover the Haut-Rouergue, the Viadène, the Carladez, the Ruthénois... Camping the Romiguière, easy access to all the sites to see: Estaing, Espalion, Entraygues, St. Comes, Laguiole.
To take full advantage of the Festival of Transhumance 2023, Camping La Romiguière offers pleasant accommodations and convenient solution. Don't forget to book a mobilehome or a location for your motorhome...