The bell of the buck


Village House


National Fête day

Bell of the buck

Come and listen to the mating call of the stag !!!!!

Discover, in the neighbourhood, the nocturnal cry and the rut of the magnificent animal, the stag.

Guaranteed to curdie your blood

In the Herens valley, between Vex and Combioulaz, the whole region is in an uproar during the period laate September to early October.
The mating call of the stag can be heard resounding like a thunderclap in the night.

Come and see them, hear them, and feel your hair stand on end!..

A gamekeeper will be with us to explain in detail this seasonal upheaval.
Provisional date :  October 2001.
By horse :
Departure from the Ranch about 5 pm, evening meal out in the country.
Night under canvas or in a chalet (depending upon the weather)
Price : Fr. 80.-, horse and evening meal

(drinks and breakfast not included)

Equipment: warm clothing, sleeping bag, tent, torch and lots of silence.
On foot :
Price : Fr. 20.- for the guided tour and the evening meal.
Aother dates for tours and observation upon request..