Christmas in Tirol, © TVB Stubai Tirol/Andre Schönherr
Christmas in Tirol, © TVB Stubai Tirol/Andre Schönherr

Tradition & Heritage in Tirol

Taste a slice of Tirol’s history and culture by witnessing events deeply rooted in tradition, from mountain fires and cattle drives to Christmas markets and carnival parades.

Tirol is a multi-faceted region. Its many valleys are home to different dialects, mentalities and mannerisms, which has led to a variety of traditions that are celebrated and maintained with much joy. Ancient customs and festivals are celebrated all year round. These range from the exuberant carnival at the start of the year to the more contemplative Easter period, midsummer solstice celebrations, autumn harvest festival and peaceful Christmas time. Here in Tirol, day to day life is regularly punctuated by special celebrations and events.

Traditional Annual Events in Tirol

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