Holiday in

Choose your desired region

Kitzbühel

Wilder Kaiser

Choose your check-in date

Choose your check-out date

  • 1 night

  • 2 nights

  • 3 nights

  • 4 nights

  • 5 nights

  • 6 nights

  • 7 nights

  • 8 nights

  • 9 nights

  • 10 nights

  • 11 nights

  • 12 nights

  • 13 nights

  • 14 nights

Choose your desired rooms / apartments

single room
double room
family & more
Auswahl übernehmen

Arrival

Search

Cattle driving Festivals in Tyrol - Cattle driving in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve

The driving down of cattle from the mountain pastures into the valley, the herdsmen and dairymaids marching home with their cows, has been a wonderful traditional festival in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve for decades.
Geschmückte Kühe beim Almabtrieb

Early morning, the cows and calves are decorated with colorful floral arrangements - an expression of the alpine summer having passed without misfortune. Often, the two-legged and four-legged friends march home for hours and while the lush meadows in the valley await the cows, it's the merry hustle and bustle that the alpine herdsmen and dairymaids look forward to after weeks of silence on the mountains.

Tyrolean evening and cattle driving in Hopfgarten and Kelchsau, 29.09. + 30.09.2017

Tyrolean evening in Hopfgarten, 29.09.2017

The Almabtrieb in Hopfgarten and Kelchsau kicks off with a Tyrolean Evening the daybefore to get everyone in the mood for the rustic Tyrolean festivities with lively musicand thigh-slapping Schuhplattler dancers, keeping the traditions alive. Then the actualAlmabtrieb with cattle drive festival welcomes all on the 30th September.

The Tyrolean evening takes place at the Salvena Events Center.
Start: 20:30
Reservations on 0043 57507 7100 or e-mail hopfgarten@hohe-salve.com

Big Cattle Driving Festival in Hopfgarten and Kelchsau, 30.09.2017

If you want to experience real Tyrolean tradition up close, then on no account should youmiss this festival in Kelchsau. With its old original center this small village offers theperfect backdrop for the farmer’s market on the day of the cattle drive. Traditionalhandicrafts and Tyrolean delicacies make this day an event well worth seeing.
Begin atabout 09:00 a.m.

Most of the cows, however, don’t stay in Kelchsau but leave the valley to go on toHopfgarten and Itter. Consequently hundreds of cattle tramp through the Hopfgartnermarket enjoying a warm reception as they make their way home. At 11 o’clock the bandstrikes up and the first treats of the day are served, from typical Tyrolean specialities toprized schnapps. Stock up on local natural products at the farmer’s market andexperience a “Plattenwerfer” (disc throwing) tournament at the Salvena car park.
Craftsmen and women, proud to preserve their traditional working methods, are on handand keen to share their expertise. The festival is organized by the clubs and innkeepersof Hopfgarten, who are looking forward to welcoming all visitors.

Parking fee for buses

  • Euro 30.00 WITH advance reservation at the info office of the Holiday Region Hohe Salve Hopfgarten
  • Euro 50,- OHNE Voranmeldung (Betrag wird vor Ort kassiert)
FREE OF CHARGE: Groups which can verify they are staying overnight in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve or have booked catering for this day (e.g. lunch / coffee break) can participate in the cattle driving free of charge. However, on arrival evidence by the landlord or Holiday Region Hohe Salve needs to be presented.

Impressions that delight . . . watch the video now!

Cattle driving festival - www.hohe-salve.com

Cattle driving festival in Hopfgarten, Holiday Region Hohe-Salve.

Contact and info

Please wait

Loading information…