Experience the harvest festival time in Salzburg Land

At celebration people come together!

Experience the harvest festival tim in Salzburg Land. Enjoy the blaze of colour of fall – when the sun adorns woods and meadows with its red-golden-tones and the trees bend under the burden of its fruits than it is harvest time in Salzburg Land.

At celebration people come together! In the middle of this festival time is the uniqueness of farmers life. Get to know the tradition and delicacies of Salzburg Land: if at distillery, at return of livestock from high alpine summer pastures, at free of charge visit of local museum, at Hoagascht (conjunction), villages festival or at alpine hike: the music, the culinary specialities and the traditions emboss the varied time of harvest festival.

The harvest festival in Lammertal offers a colourful palette: from village and farm festivals, evenings of tradition, rural handcraft, mountain mass, farmers markets, return of livestock from high alpine summer pastures, harvest festival,

farm visitation and cattle auction. Experience conveyed tradition and celebrate together with the natives the harvest festival in beautiful Salzburg Land.

Fall is the return of livestock from high alpine summer pastures – the dairymaids are happy that the cattle overcomes save of the summer and prepare them for the comeback to the dale.
Your alpine hike becomes suddenly a festival, when the festive decorated cattle will be floated – attended by the ringing of the cow bells and playing musicians – of the alpine meadows back to the stable in the dale.

Via the alpine pastures – at musicians hike different music groups meet for a get-together. Enjoy the glorious nature and at the same time listen to the sound of singers and musicians, which play old folk music at your rest on the alpine pasture. Unforgettable comfortable-appropriate experiences. At first Sunday in september the popular “St. Martin Almroas” takes place.

HeuART Fest in Lammertal

The highlight of the year is the HeuART (form of hay) festival in Lammertal.
At hay figures procession the in lasting for weeks preliminary work tinkered hay figures on superb decorated carriages, pulled by Noriker- and Haflinger-horses or oldtimer tractors, in attendance of fillips and a costume marching band through the village. The worlds biggest hay figure parade enthuses thousands of visitors of Europe every year.

And of course you will be spoiled at every harvest festival with culinary specialities of the region.

Solid cheese gnocchi, a juicy roast port or sweet pofesen, farmers donut and apple wheels, make appetite to the autumn Salzburg Land.

After a solid food a jigger of schnaps needs not to be missed.

Traditional Salzburg delicacies cuisine of haimish products and prepared according to regional recipes out of grandma’s cookbook, will be served.


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