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today

morning
16°C
90% Fineweather
3400m
Frostborder
morning 16°C

Sunday

Sunday
26°C
90% Fineweather
3900m
Frostborder

Monday

Monday
27°C
80% Fineweather
4000m
Frostborder

Forecast

This month is making an extraordinary effort to defend its reputation as the merry month of May! The weather will once again remain sunny and dry.

Tendency

Strong areas of high pressure like the current one are very stable; this one will remain with us for several days. There will only be light cloud and the weather will stay dry with temperatures that continue to rise.

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The legendary Teufelsmühle (Devil's Mill)

Myths and legends bring culture to life

Follow the hiking trail that leads from the traditional village centre of Aldrans towards the village of Rinn. After a gentle 45-minute walk you will reach the Teufelsmühle, a place that is truly steeped in legend:

Legend has it that the mill was built by a poor farmer from Aldrans with the help of the devil himself. The humble farmer didn’t have enough money to build the mill so he entered into a pact with the devil. The devil agreed to build the mill in return for the farmer’s soul. The farmer agreed on the condition that the mill had to be built within one night, before the first cock crowed. 

The devil took up the challenge and set to work the same night. He built the mill within a few hours and headed out at three in the morning to fetch the missing millstone from the Inn Valley. Having laboured to bring the millstone up to the required altitude, he arrived just in time to hear the sound of first “cock-a-doodle-doo”. Enraged the devil pushed the millstone back down into the valley, where it smashed into a thousand pieces. He had lost. The famer simply laughed and called his new property the “Teufelsmühle” (Devil’s Mill) from then on.



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