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Autumn market and Lavaux-Payerne Must Trail

The

Route du Moût
Route du Moût. © Olivier Rapin
  • Place

    • Payerne
    Ort

Every first weekend of October horse-drawn wagons make their way from the vineyards of Lavaux to Payerne, bearing a precious liquid cargo, the first pressings of the freshly harvested grapes.

Driven by Daniel Jomini since 1996, this cavalcade follows the route taken by drivers and their steeds in days of old. Over the course of the two-day journey, the wagons will stop off at villages along the way, giving locals an opportunity to sample the produce of Payerne’s vineyards.

Many festivities are organised throughout the day on Saturday in the Market Square (around the Abbey Church). From 9am to 6pm there is an autumn market with local flavours. Musical entertainment, donkey rides, an exhibition of small animals and a pumpkin cutting and decorating workshop are on the program.

Catering is provided by the Lion's Club.

Opening hours

Opening hours
  • The 3 Oct 2020

  • Saturday

    • 09:00 - 18:00

Prices

Prices
  • Animation prices

    Donkey rides

    • CHF 2.-
  • Pumpkin carving and decoration workshops

    • CHF 5.-
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Autumn market
Autumn market. © EPT
Autumn market
Autumn market. © EPT

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