Country fair in Ridnaun
Traditional costumes, old working tools and typical culinary delights guarantee a successful fair with a high level entertainment for the entire family!
Would you like to get to know better the rural traditions in South Tyrol, to participate in a typical fair and to taste delicious dishes at the same time? Then you should not miss the country fair in Ridnaun by no means.
The feast takes place on August 26th August 2017. The event opens usually with a parade. The villagers cross Ridnaun in historical dresses and costumes and with old farm tools, such as scythes, ploughs or harrows. They are accompanied by the joyful music of the town’s marching band and solemnly decorated cows.
Visitors of the fair will be astonished when discovering traditional customs and practices. Moreover, they are shown how dairymen and dairywomen beat butter and produced cheese. There are also going to be present the huntsmen with magnificent trophies, the smugglers and of course the miners in their traditional costume. The highlight are then going to be two legendary figures of Ridnaun and environs: the “Tiroler Riesin” and the “Pfeifer Huisele”.
The country fair in Ridnaun is the perfect event for gourmets and lovers of the typical South Tyrolean cuisine. The hardworking cooks of Ridnaun give their best and offer hearty and sweet delights. A large supporting programme with music and entertainment for children are making the country fair in Ridnaun perfect.
Tourist Office Ratschings
Tel.: +39 0472 760 608
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