The almabtrieb is an event when the cow herds, that were fed on alpine pastures during the summer return to the valleys. In Bad Hindelang this event is usually taking place on Sep. 11th. It is celebrated with a big market and a beer tent, where the local Oompah band is playing. This scene shows the cows waiting to be transported back to their home stables.
Bad Hindelang in the Allgäu region is a popular health resort. The small village with it's five districts has still preserved its charm. Many of the houses are built in the traditional Allgäu style.