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Gemmi Sheep Procession Gemmi-Leukerbad
Date
08.09.2019
Time
11:00 - 17:00
Location
Gemmi-Leukerbad
Contact
Schafzucht-Genossenschaft Weisses Alpenschaf Leuk
Herrn
Gerhard Seewer
Pfausstrasse 4
3953 Leuk-Stadt
+41 79 757 56 38
 
The yearly Alpine Sheep Procession from Gemmi to Leukerbad is always a unique event, providing a memorable experience for holiday makers, residents, shepherds and, of course, the sheep. On Saturday around 700 sheep will be rounded up on Gemmi, before being driven down the steep Gemmi path to Leukerbad on Sunday. After a short break for the shepherds and the sheep, they will continue on down the valley to Leuk. All in all, the flock will descend over 1,700 metres. Program: 11:00 Sheep start their decent down the Gemmi path 11:00 - 17:00 Refreshments available on Rathausplatz in Leukerbad 12:00 - 14:00 Sheep walk through Leukerbad and arrive on the Patinage 14:00 - 16:00 Sheeps are on the Patinage 16:00 Sheep start procession from Leukerbad to Leuk It's not possible to walk on the Gemmi trail from 11:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m. due to the sheep procession.