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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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