Désalpe Charmey: An Annual Swiss Tradition

Désalpe Charmey: An Annual Swiss Tradition

Set in the charming town of Charmey, Switzerland, a grand Swiss tradition takes place each September: Désalpe (“from the Alps”) celebrates the descent of local cows from the Swiss Pre-Alps to graze in lower altitude pastures. The Désalpe festival symbolizes the end of summer and the beginning of cooler autumn days in the region. Charmey…