Krimmler Almabtrieb

An old tradition in Krimml Wasserfalldorf

The return of livestock from high alpine summer pastures is a feast of thanksgiving and it celebrates the return of the cattle, which are brought down safe to the barns in the valley after spending the summer in the mountain pastures. The returns of livestock take place on different dates, depending on the weather and the cattle are decorated with fir springs, flowers, colourful ribbons and mirrors. The cows wear different sounding bells around the neck, based on their hierarchy. The decoration of the cattle is an old custom, that has been practised in Oberpinzgau for hundrets of years and it is believed to frighten away demons on their way from the alpine meadow to the valley.

Krimmler Bauernherbstfest 23.09. 2023

with delicacies from the Krimmler farmers, Oberpinzgau customs and lots of tradition

The Krimml Harvest Festival is celebrated by the entire village population on one day in September with music, dancing and good food.
It is a colourful, cheerful traditional festival in which regional handicrafts are shown and local delicacies from the Krimml farmers are presented - a festival highlight in the farming year, which the people of Krimml celebrate with joy every year.

Everyone is welcome to celebrate!
Admission free! Starts at 11:00 a.m. in the center of Krimml. A classic in the celebration of the rural year!
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