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today

afternoon
22°C
100% Fineweather
3800m
Frostborder
afternoon 22°C

Wednesday

Wednesday
22°C
90% Fineweather
4000m
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
20°C
80% Fineweather
3900m
Frostborder

Forecast

A large area of high pressure is dominating Central European weather at the moment and gets us in the autumn mood. Tuesday will start with a few fog patches clearing away. The day will end with a romantic sunset! The morning will still be fresh, but the mercury will reach pleasant values.

Tendency

The next few days will hardly bring any changes. High pressure will persist and if there will be some clouds in the sky they will only be harmless ones.

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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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