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On the Sunday closest to St. James’s day (24 July) this joyful event is celebrated at Hochalp by the herdsmen and their wives and girlfriends, accompanied by folk music and traditional dances. One of the highlights is called the “Mill Wheel”, an impressive dance performed by men with strong arms and legs. The Feast of St. James is thought to be an offshoot of the celebration held on Kronberg (St. James Chapel).


Event location

Berggasthaus Hochalp

Hochalpstrasse 1278


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