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today

morning
-5°C
50% Fineweather
0m
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morning -5°C

Monday

Monday
-12°C
80% Fineweather
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Tuesday

Tuesday
-12°C
60% Fineweather
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Forecast

What has become apparent a few days ago will arrive today: a severe cold spell caused by air masses from the Arctic! Temperatures will dip to the lowest values possible at this time of year!

The day will start with only slight frost, but then the temperatures will fall steadily.

Tendency

Behind this cold front, the air pressure will rise significantly and a huge area of high pressure will form over Central Europe.

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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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