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Cattle drive in September

Kategorie: Sport & active

by Hotel Neuhintertux

Driving the cattle down from the alpine pastures in September: The highlight in autumn in Hintertux

Cow with traditional jewelry
Cow with traditional and festive jewelry

With its flourishing pastures and fascinating mountain panoramas, the Zillertal is the hiking paradise par excellence and tradition is closely linked to the idyllic nature of the Tyrolean Alps. Therefore, cattle drives take place annually in September to usher in the beginning of autumn.

Hintertux Oktoberfest with Almabtrieb, live music and Co.

The Hintertux „Oktoberfest“ will take place for the 31st time from 27 to 28 September 2019. The absolute highlight will be the cattle drive on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Visit this traditional Zillertal event and enjoy the ideal way to end your hike in glorious weather in the Hintertux mountains.

Versatile program of the ceremonial driving down of cattle from the mountain pastures into the valley in autumn in Hintertux

In the morning, the farmer's market, the vintage car meeting and the thrilling appearance of „Schuhplattler“ as well as flag throwers offer varied entertainment at the „Oktoberfest“ in Hintertux. At about 1 pm before the animals are driven down to the valley, the cows are festively decorated on the Bichalm. One of the most beautiful cattle drives in Austria will be celebrated in the evening in the marquee. The live music of the "Dirndl Rocker" and the sound of DJ Realize create an exuberant mood in Hintertux.

Sport & relaxation in the 4-star Hotel Neuhintertux at the foot of the Hintertux Glacier

The 4-star Hotel Neuhintertux is your ideal accommodation not only for cattle drive in Hintertux - with its perfect location at the head of the Tuxertal, the hotel is in close proximity to all leisure activities on the Hintertux Glacier.

Maybe you already feel like skiing in September? In the only year-round ski area in Austria this is possible. Or you are off to a promising hike in the Tuxertal – the Hotel Neuhintertux, your hiking hotel in the Zillertal, is happy to assist you in choosing the right hiking route. On request, a certified mountain guide will be happy to accompany you on your hike to the idyllic Tyrolean mountains.

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