Saturday 22 April 08:15

Tradition "Virger Widderzug"

Virgen

Beginning: 08:15

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Virgen, pilgrimage church "Maria Schnee"
High Tauern tourist information,
phone +43 50 212500,
matrei@osttirol.com

Description

The event takes place on the first Saturday after Easter, it is about a ram that is auctioned in favour of a pilgrimage church. This tradition dates back to the Thirty Years’ War, to the time when this area was pest-ridden. After this time the inhabitants promised to do a pilgrimage with a ram to Lavant.

8.15 am: procession from Virgen to Obermauern with the ram
9.00 am: Holy Mass in Obermauern

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