Traditions

Foto: Norbert Span
by Kristina in Arts & Culture

Mountains on fire: the Herz Jesu celebrations in Tirol.

The Herz Jesu Fires in Tirol have a proud tradition dating back more than 200 years. Each June the region’s mountains come to life as locals celebrate the summer solstice. Hubert Pedevilla from the Stubai Valley has been involved for many decades in this ancient tradition which sees burning hearts and crucifixes light up the…

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