The Schwägalp wrestling festival takes place in the beautiful arena of the Säntis mountains.
The festival of St. Alban's in Winterthur is somewhat exceptional since it is based on an historical event but has only recently been instituted.
The return to the valley from Alpine pastures (From mid-September to mid-October), animal show at the Ochsenmatt (mid-October) and jolly "Älplerchilbi" (festival) with...
Bénichon was originally a Thanksgiving Festival during which the farmers thanked God and blessed the harvest.
Aarau wird nicht nur von der Aare, sondern auch vom Stadtbach durchflossen, einem künstlich angelegten Wasserlauf, der früher das unentbehrliche Nass von einer Quelle...
In the Canton of Zurich, and more recently in other regions of German speaking Switzerland, processions which feature decorated, hollowed out fodder beets containing a...
<br>To mark the end of the Alpine summer, in many places there is an Alpine festival in which the dairy farmers and pasture owners join the villagers in giving...
The procession of cattle being driven down from Alpe Grimsel alongside the young Rhone to Obergesteln is an experience in a class of its own. For once the speed on the...
The return of the month of May has always been a time for rejoicing and celebrations, marked by special customs in different regions.
Since its inception at the end of the nineteenth century, the Saignelégier Horse Show had as its objective the recognition and promotion of a native breed of horse:...