Bundesland Tirol Local Customs

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Bundesland Tirol Local Customs

  • Food and Drink

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    ... is another well-established Cafe-Konditorei in Innsbruck (the oldest in Innsbruck/Tyrol). Konditorei means pastry shop and you can expect self-made cakes and pastries. The Munding can be found in the old part of the town, leaving the Golden Roof behind you, heading to the Maria-Theresien-street, the last little street of the Old Town will lead...

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  • Old Town

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    Cafe Munding is the oldest Coffee-House in Innsbruck. Founded in 1803 as 'Damencafé Konditorei Munding' (Ladies pastry shop) it was the first pastry shop in the world using a mechanical dough-kneading machine.

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  • Music

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    As I was saying, we followed the sounds of the music into the park. Where we came upon a small bandstand in which there were about 12 - 15 people playing. I swear one of the songs they played was the tune to the Harry Potter films!

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  • Seasons

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    The summer high season is in July and August, when crowds will be bigger and prices higher. The heat can be very uncomfortable during the summers in the cities. Some institutions also will close down during these months. During the winter months, the cities will be less crowded and prices in general for hotels will be lower Winter sports are in...

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  • Events

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    If you have the opportunity to travel to Innsbruck at the end of November until some days before the 24th of December, you can enjoy the Christmas market. There is one in the Old Town at the Golden Roof (see picture) and one at the Landhaus square. Enjoy the atmosphere with hot Glühwein (mulled wine) and local specialties, although they are...

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  • People

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    When in Innsbruck/Tyrol --- or Austria in general you will hear a lot of folk-music mostly connected with some serious YODELING :) But how does one do that : holladiholladiridio???? Yodel-Ay-Ee-Oooo????????? The facial contortions are the first thing you notice ... Let's begin by going over some of the consonant and vowel sounds combined to...

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  • Traffic

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    Austria requires Toll stickers on all vehicles travelling on their motorways and highways. You can purchase these stickers from post offices and petrol stations or the Austrian Automobile Clubs. Neighbouring countries also sell these stickers. If you fail to provide this sticker, you will be fined.

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  • Innsbruck Card

    Innsbruck Local Customs

    Innsbruck Card includes free travel on public transport facilities, access to 21 sightseeing attractions and a return trip to the top of 'Nordkette' (7658 ft.), the Olympic 'Patscherkofl' (7372 ft.) and the Hungerburg ride. You can also get free entry to Innsbruck Casino, which includes a welcome drink at the bar. You can buy this ticket for 24,...

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  • Almabtrieb in Tirol

    "Almabtrieb" is the day in autumn, when cows are brought back from the mountain ,to be relocated in cattle-shed for the upcoming winter. They are beautifully decorated with flowers for that occasion and pass through the village for a parade.

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  • Sirens every saturday at noon

    If you happen to be in Saturday in Tirol or Austria , you will hear the sirens at 12:00h noon. Don't freak out , nothing is burning and you are not being attacked from the air - it's a reminiscence of WWII and a tribute to the soldiers that lost their lives for our freedom.

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  • Herz-Jesu-Feuer - Fire in the mountains

    Hearts with crosses high up in the mountains, celebrating the coming of summer : Herz Jesu Feuer it's called.This celebration has a double meaning as the diverse sources state.It is true that it has to do with the highest point of the sun on the horizon, but it is mainly a sign of gratitude and remembrance of the victory of the Tirolean National...

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  • Crosses in Tirol

    People in Tirol are very religious - they go every Sunday to the church.Crosses are present everywhere as a sign of their faith in god. Even on walking trails , in the middle of nowhere you can expect to find a cross or a tiny chapel They are made by local craftsman out of wood and painted or just lacked afterwards.I still do not understand why...

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  • Après ski session...

    Do not to forget to relax after your great skiing day...Choose a sunny terracce with confortable armchair, nice people, refreshing beverage and cool music... a great cocktail for you Après ski session!PS: Don't drink too much if you need to go down to the valley by ski...

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  • Tirolean women

    lol..there is this saying I heard from my boss in Nauders / Tirol Oberland : " Untill you get a kiss from a girl of Oberland ,You will have a kid from one in Unterland "hahahahha...it says it all :)))

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  • Maypoles

    I suddenly noticed on our tyrolean trip of May 2004 that many towns and villages had a maypole decorated with ribbons in the centre of the village. Obvioulsy used for festivals and such like - May day of course!The one in the centre of St Johann was also prettily festooned with a tyrolean man and woman in local costume as well as the emblem of the...

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  • Tirolean Attire

    Want to look like a typical tyrolean - then stand here and have a photo taken for your memories! The feathered hat and shorts with the braces are quite fetching don't you think ;-)

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