Tradition and custums

Traditions and customs are tightly intertwined and deeply ingrained in the Ammergau Alps. The traditions of this region are still lived, as they were when habits became traditions.

Well Preserved - Trachtenverein

The 'Ammertaler” were founded by Ludwig Lindauer in Bad Bayersoien in 1934 .....

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Charcoal festival

Everyone shakes it onto the barbecue, but no one ever really thinks about where it comes from: the charcoal!

It's the product of the charcoal works, which have a long tradition in Bad Kohlgrub.

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Lüftlmalerei - House paintings

'Lüftlmalerei' is a handicraft method of wall-painting originally applied for decorating the baroque facades in Italy and ...

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Pretzel Fishing

'Brezelangeln'€ or fishing for pretzels is a Carnival activity .....

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Raising the Maypole

Whether they are adorned with the traditional white-blue striping or .......

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Festival of Alpine Pastures

Every year on a Sunday in June, the scenic Kohlflecken in Graswang is transformed into a beautiful festival ground.

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Corpus Christi

The Corpus Christi celebration is a high celebration in the calendar year of the Catholic Church, in which the corporal existence of Jesus Christ is celebrated in the sacrament of the Eucharist.

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Osterbräuche

In den Ammergauer Alpen lebt die Tradition. Dies zeigt sich auch an Ostern bei vielen kleinen und teilweise auch kuriosen 'Veranstaltungen'

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Artisans Market

Easter Market and Chrismas Market in Oberammergau

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König-Ludwig-Fire

Fire on top of the Ammergau Alps are emblazed to honor King Ludwigs birthday at 24th August

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King-Ludwig-Night

The program for the birthday celebration of King Ludwig II of Bavaria on the 25.08.2012 includes .....

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Leonhardiritt

The Leonhardiritt or Leonhardi Ride, a procession held on horses, is held every year at the last weekend in October in honour of the holy Leonhard of Limoges.

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Advent Magic - Christkindl Markets

The 'stade” time is a special time in the farmer’s calendar .....

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Star Singing

Quietly and full of seasonal spirit the year draws to an end

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Walking Tour Of The Star

Every year onNew Year’s Evelocals and guests alike make their way around Oberammergau and Ettal with a large illuminated star accompanied by singers and musicians

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