Summer events in Vipiteno and environs
Summer in South Tyrol is all about having fun
This summer, multiple events await you in Vipiteno/Sterzing and environs, making for exciting holidays at our hotel in Racines/Ratschings!
The 10th Almenfest in Racines/Ratschings on July 9 2017 marks the start of the summer events in Vipiteno/Sterzing and environs. Save the date and set out on a fun day hiking on the Trail or Alpine huts in Racines/Ratschings. If you get at least six stamps, you can participate in the final lottery with a chance of attractive awards. On this day, the mountain huts offer live music and tasty South Tyrolean specialties.
The next memorable event in Vipiteno/Sterzing and environs is the third BergMusikFestival from 15th until 30th of July 2017, taking place on the Alpine pastures of Racines/Ratschings. Brace yourself for some premium live music with popular bands with extraordinary musicians – panoramic views included!
Finally, start looking forward to the ultimate culinary event: On September 10 2017, it is time for the Vipiteno Knödelfest. During this event, centred on traditional dumplings or “knödel”, you get to taste over 70 different types of dumplings, served on a 400 m long table – musical entertainment included!
September 30th 2017 is a definite highlight among the events in Vipiteno/Sterzing and environs; on that day in Ridanna-Masseria/Ridnaun-Maiern, the farmers drive the cattle down to the valley after summering in the mountains and you see a long procession of sheep and cows being paraded back home. This event takes place each year and is celebrated in great manner – with farmers market, gastronomic delicacies and the traditional “Goasslschnöllern”, who are skillfully swinging their whips, creating a rhythmic snapping sound.
Beside these events in Vipiteno/Sterzing and environs, there are many worthwhile destinations, which are only waiting to be discovered!