You can't start too young: The animals are herded through the village by proud mountain farmers, herdsmen and little helpers, © Grießenböck
You can't start too young: The animals are herded through the village by proud mountain farmers, herdsmen and little helpers, © Grießenböck

Cattle Drive & Parish Festival in Reith in Alpbachtal Valley

Reith im Alpbachtal, 21.09.2019 & 28.09.2019

The end of the summer grazing season is celebrated with a large parish festival in Reith in Alpbachtal Valley. In late September 2019, visitors can look forward to a true folk festival with a farmers and crafts market.

Visitors can look forward to a true folk festival in Reith in Alpbachtal Valley on September 21 and 28, 2019, with a huge farmers and crafts market.

Craftsmen that strive to maintain their traditional working practices stand by ready to share a few tricks of the trade with visitors as of 10:00am. Homemade schnapps is a yet more indispensable element of this charming festival. Diverse bands provide great entertainment and a wonderful atmosphere, where visitors are well catered for with food and drink. The cattle will pass through the village on the way to their winter quarters on both days around noon. There will be a raffle with over 1,000 prizes to win.

All in all, thousands of visitors are expected to join the festivities in Alpbachtal Valley.

Decked out in garlands of flowers and ribbons, with bells attached to their heavy leather collars, the herds are driven down to the valley, © Grießenböck
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Dates

21.09.2019 & 28.09.2019

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5,-

Children ages 12 and under are free.

Event location

Reith im Alpbachtal
6235 Reith im Alpbachtal

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