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Making Rye Bread / St-Luc

Take part in this unusual activity offered in winter and summer, in St-Luc and Grimentz., by making a loaf of traditional rye bread and baking it in a communal oven.

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Rye bread, an ancient tradition...
Rye has been grown in Valais for centuries. The mountainous land and weather make it a suitable place to grow rye. Rye bread is an important regional ancient tradition. In the past, people made rye bread that could be kept for several months: a village's communal oven was lit only 2 or 3 times a year for the inhabitants to bake their stock of bread.

Nowadays, it is possible to revive this tradition by taking part in the "Making rye bread" activity organised in St-Luc and Grimentz

The activity takes place as follows :
1. Explanations
2. Making rye bread
3. Baking followed by an aperitif

Number of participants :
Min. : 4 people / Max. : 18 people


  • from 01.04.2021 to 13.04.2021 every Tuesday
    Schedule on Tuesday: 17:00 - 19:00


  • CHF 15.- / adult (from 16 years of age)
  • CHF 12.- / child (6 to 15 years)
  • Free for children up to 5 years (without bread).
  • Children from 6 to 11 years old can participate only if they are with an adult who takes part in the activity.

Practical information

  • Booking on or at the counters of the Tourist Offices until Monday at 5pm
  • Appointment in front of the Bourgeoisie of St-Luc
  • Animation in FR or ENG

Useful documents

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Making Rye Bread / St-Luc
Bourgeoisie de St-Luc
3961 St-Luc
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