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today

afternoon
25°C
50% Fineweather
3700m
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afternoon 25°C

Tuesday

Tuesday
27°C
80% Fineweather
3900m
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Wednesday

Wednesday
29°C
80% Fineweather
4200m
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Forecast

High pressure will return today on Monday, but probably not before midday. The morning will be cloudy, but the sun will break through. There might even be one or two thunderstorms in the afternoon and in the evening.

Tendency

On Tuesday, on Wednesday and on Thursday bright weather will stay with us. Towards evening thunderstorms will form.

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Axams/Birgitz/Grinzens tourist office


Mo-Fr 8.30 am - 12 noon
and 3 pm - 6 pm

Götzens tourist office


Mo-Fr 8.30am - 12.30pm
and 15 pm - 18 pm

Mutters/Natters tourist office


Mo-Fr 8.30 am - 12 noon
and 3 pm - 6 pm

Axamer Almabtrieb

Traditional “Almabtrieb” celebration in Axams

Every year in autumn, local farmers bring their cows back down from the mountain pastures where they have spent the summer. This is known as the “Almabtrieb” – a traditional parade and celebration that is an absolute autumn highlight. Huge herds of sheep and cattle make their way along country roads to the towns and villages where they will spend the winter. Farmers mark the occasion by dressing the animals in colourful floral wreaths, headdresses and neck decorations with embroidered leather straps. Many of the animals also wear bells around their necks so they can be heard from afar.

The sheep are the first animals to arrive back in the village of Axams – approximately 1,000 are brought down into the valley on 6 September every year. On the following Saturday, they are joined by the larger animals, such as cows, oxen, horses and calves. Then the party starts – a celebration full of music, customs and delicious traditional delicacies.



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