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today

afternoon
22°C
50% Fineweather
3800m
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afternoon 22°C

Saturday

Saturday
26°C
70% Fineweather
4200m
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Sunday

Sunday
28°C
70% Fineweather
4400m
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Forecast

The current area of low pressure will leave us! The cloudy remnants will clear during the morning and we will get a few hours of bright and clear weather. Already by the afternoon, new clouds will build and probably produce some showers.

Tendency

During the next few days it will be warm, but with the air becoming quite sultry at times occasional thunderstorms may occur, especially in the late afternoon and evening.

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Hinterlocher Mill in Ellbögen

Tradition you can experience. Culture you can touch.

Original, idyllic, Tyrolean. The hike to Hinterlocher Mill takes approx. 30 minutes and is one of the special excursions on offer in Innsbruck’s southern holiday villages. The route leads to Innerellbögen, where the striking mill is located on the “Falkasnerbach” stream, and then back via Oberellbögen. At the Hinterlocher Mill, visitors get an insight into 2,000-year-old milling techniques, which were still practiced here until 1951. The mill’s cog wheel bears the date 1738 but this likely refers to the date when the wheel was replaced – the mill is actually estimated to be 200 years older.

A mill experience with character

This exceptionally well-maintained building is even more impressive from the inside: the mill is open for milling demonstrations every Friday from 2 pm until 6 pm from the beginning of July until mid-September. Farmers from the local area serve up tasty Tyrolean snacks and homemade specialities. The sale of these local products finances the preservation of the mill. Admission is free of charge.

The mill owners

Hinterlocher Mill is one of eleven farms with several owners (Schneider, Truieler, Fuchs, Adamer, Kastner, Schrötner, Lener, Hinterlarcher, Singer, Käfer and Walzer). A mill manager was selected from within this group on a rotating basis and was responsible for supervising milling operations and keeping the mill itself in good working order.



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