When the cows get decorated and you can hear the cow bells everywhere it is time once again for the “Almabtrieb”, when the cows leave their summer pastures. This event has a high cultural value for all the farmers.
The “Almabtrieb” means the end of summer. The cows leave their summer pastures to spend the winter in the valley. The touristic region “Tux-Finkenberg” this event is celebrated like a true holiday. The animals are decorated with flowers, twigs and ribbons but only if no animals has been lost during the summer. The typical headdresses are aloine roses, mountain pines, carline thistles and silk flowers.
09th September 2017
Sheeps and horses leaving their summer pastures in Finkenberg
29th & 30th September 2017
Hintertuxer Octoberfest – a true piece of Tux tradition
Great atmosphere and entertainment with top music groups are guaranteeing a unique festival. The highlight is the “Almabtrieb” from the Bichlalm which is one of the prettiest in entire Tyrol. The cows are decorated with handmade tufts and hung with cow bells.