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Safety in the mountains

Rules for a safe holiday around cattle

In harmony with Austria’s mountain pastures and meadows...

Vorarlberg’s mountain pastures and meadows shape the character of our cultural landscape, our regional foods and natural diversity.

Farmers make an important contribution to preserving our alpine countryside. As a visitor you can show your appreciation for the countryside by behaving appropriately and with respect.
Following these ten simple rules will ensure you have a memorable experience, while keeping everyone’s best interests on mountain pastures and meadows in mind.

Hiking with dogs:
Always keep dogs under control and on a short leash.If it becomes clear that a cow is going to attack: Let your dog off the lead immediately!

Video Sicherer Umgang mit Weidevieh (c) Bundesministerium für Nachhaltigkeit und Tourismus
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Why is it important to follow the rules? (Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism in Austria)

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