In the UK, on May Day children dance around the May Pole. In Austria’s Lungau, they erect the tallest pole they can find. Then they climb it.
Lungau’s and Austria’s most spectacular cultural events & festivals take place in the Summer months and are unique to our part of ‘The Lungau’ region.
Although some of this programme is narrated in Belgian, Herby’s bit is in English, so please stick with it! It’s a great advert for Salzburgerland!
Here are some photos from the Salzburg Mountain Rescue team, of which Herby and Jimbo are members. You’ll see, some mountain rescuers are cuter than others!
If you are yearning for pristine nature, incredible wildlife and pure Alpine tranquillity then have a read of the Independent on Sunday’s take on our ‘Austrian Biosphere Adventure’ package – an itinerary that will quite frankly blow your socks off if you love the big outdoors!