When the Alpine farmers leave the Alpine pastures ....

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 Alpine farmers' fair. more

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Carnival Customs in Zug (ZG)

On the Wednesday before St. Agatha's Day, the millers, bakers, and confectioners, who together form a brotherhood and guild, meet for a service of... more

Carnival Customs in Zug (ZG)
Abbey Church Romainmôtier

Abbey Church Romainmôtier

Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid halls and Gothic columns: the Abbey of Romainmôtier and the House of the... more

When the Alpine farmers leave the Alpine pastures ....

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 Alpine farmers' fair.

Engelberg-Titlis: In Engelberg no traditions or customs are more intensely alive than those connected with Alpine farming.

Carnival Customs in Zug (ZG)

On the Wednesday before St. Agatha's Day, the millers, bakers, and confectioners, who together form a brotherhood and guild, meet for a service of remembrance and thereafter enjoy a meal together.

Wednesday before St. Agatha's Day: Bäckermöhli
Carnival Monday (Monday before Ash Wednesday): Greth Schell
Sunday after Ash Wednesday: Chropflimeh-Singen

The city of Zug celebrates no less than three different customs during carnival time, each organized by a different group.

Abbey Church Romainmôtier

Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid halls and Gothic columns: the Abbey of Romainmôtier and the House of the Prior mirror the changes that faith and church underwent. They also reflect the timelessness of beautiful buildings.

Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid halls and Gothic columns: the Abbey of Romainmôtier and the House of the Prior mirror the changes that faith and church underwent. They also reflect the timelessness of beautiful buildings.