Franconia Tracht, traditional clothing

Franconia’s traditional Folk clothing or Tracht

When growing up in Franconia, my parents took me to nearby villages for their Folk Parades. Franconia is in northern Bavaria, many of their costumes or Tracht have their roots from the Baroque period. There are small variations in pattern, color of the traditional clothing, also hair style, depending on the area. Continue reading Franconia’s traditional Folk clothing or Tracht

Trachten, Lederhhosen, Bavarian

Bavarian and Austrian Traditions, the Dirndl and Lederhosen

Born and raised in North Bavaria, it was natural for us to wear the traditional costumes or “Tracht” at least once a year to a festival. Sometimes I wore my Dirndl to the “Kiliani” Festival in Würzburg. Wearing the Tracht to the Town Festival or Biergarten is becoming popular in other parts in Germany, not only Bavaria or Austria Continue reading Bavarian and Austrian Traditions, the Dirndl and Lederhosen