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today

afternoon
20°C
50% Fineweather
3100m
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afternoon 20°C

Sunday

Sunday
20°C
40% Fineweather
3200m
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Monday

Monday
21°C
50% Fineweather
3300m
Frostborder

Forecast

After a heatwave with a thundery end, we are facing a period of rather unspectacular weather now. The cooler maritime air will stay under the influence of weak high pressure and will bring us a stable mix of sunshine and cloud interrupted by scattered short showers. It will be rather windy at times.

Tendency

The next few days will not bring any significant changes in the weather.

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Tourist information Zirl


Mon-Fri: 9.00am-12noon
and 3.00pm-6.00pm

Tourist office Rum


Mon-Fri: 8.00am-12.00noon

UNESCO cultural heritage in Zirl

Tradition is truly nurtured in the charming village of Zirl near Innsbruck.

One example of this is the “Zachäussingen” when people gather to sing the “Zachäuslied”. The event is not ideal for late risers but the early hour gives it special flair and almost hallowed status in the village. Every year, on the third Sunday of October, the bells start ringing at 4.30 am. A good 200 people gather on the square in front of the church to sing the “Zachäuslied”, which was composed in the early 18th century. The song is about penance and remorse but it marks the start of a boisterous celebration with music, dancing and traditional delicacies. The people of Zirl have celebrated like this for almost 300 years. The event is supported by many associations and welcomes children and adults alike.

The custom is featured on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list for Austria.



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