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Elbigenalp, Tirol, municipality in the district of Reutte, alt. 1,039 m, pop. 819, area 33.09 km2, oldest settlement and bi-seasonal tourist centre (141,373 overnight stays) in Lechtal valley, at the mouth of Bernhardbach stream, at the foot of Hornbachkette mountains. - Vocational boarding school for sculpture and crafts, private training workshops and carving courses; Falger Museum (A. Falger, painter and lithographer) located in the municipal administration building. Production of compact discs and gramophone records; production and marketing of wood-carvings (Lechtal wood-carving co-operative). - Parish church built around 1300, rebuilt in Baroque style in 1674, Gothic baptismal font (15th century) and frescoes (1776) by J. J. Zeiller, St. Martin´s chapel with Gothic frescoes (1489) and Dance of Death paintings by A. Falger (around 1830), houses with fa¸ade paintings (18th and 19th  centuries). The story of "Geierwally" (Anna Steiner-Knitel, 1841-1915; drama by F. Mitterer, Kulturtage - cultural festival) is set in Elbigenalp.