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Bringing home the cattle Thiersee

´Cultural highlights. Living traditions. The passion play location of Thiersee preserves traditions in their original form. For example, the festival for bringing home the cattle is still celebrated. Culinary delicacies from the farm. Traditional performances. Music. A festival to celebrate the safe return of alm cattle to the valley.More information

Bringing home the cattle, Thiersee

Summer visitors coming down

Soft, forested mountainsides. Impressive peaks. Rural tranquillity. Nostalgic farms. Tradition. Every year the picturesque passion play village of Thiersee becomes the setting for a traditional Tyrolean festival to celebrate the return of cows from the alms. Experience old customs while surrounded by Tyrolean nature. Bringing home the cattle, Thiersee.

Bringing home the cattle like in the past

The many cows and calves that have spent summer on the alms around Thiersee come back into the valley. On both days there is a festival for bringing home the cattle, with a farmer's market at the village square in Landl. Culinary specialities from the region. Musical accompaniment by the Bundesmusikkapelle Landl. Whip crackers. Schuhplattler. Flag throwing. There is also a children's programme awaiting young guests. Living traditions surrounded by Tyrolean Mountains.

Schedule of the cows

The traditional coming home of the cattle from the alpine pastures starts in Thiersee at the village square in Landl at 11am. On both dates the event will be opened with the arrival of the local village band Landl followed with a concert.

No admission fee!


  • 16 september 2023
  • 23 september 2023

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