Since 1891, the first of August has been celebrated as Swiss National Day.
A culinary wine-tour through Europe's highest vineyards, including a six course menu.
On a sunny Sunday in May - weather permitting - the schoolchildren of the Reformed school in Poschiavo are accompanied by many grownups on a hike to the chapel on the...
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...
In the morning of the first Saturday in February, the older schoolchildren meet at the village square in Scuol to build the Hom Strom, or man of straw. They twist...
Friday evening is festival time on the market square in Visp.
Engadin St. Moritz
The first of March used to be the date public offices were appointed in many regions of the Graubünden. Today, it is the day of the largest children's festival in the...
Every year (as far back as anyone can remember) several young people "open" the carnival on the 6th January, the "Fête des Rois" ("Feast of the Kings").
The medieval center of Appenzell is the venue of the annual Swiss popular music festival.
The Schwägalp wrestling festival takes place in the beautiful arena of the Säntis mountains.
A colorful Ticino market is held every Saturday, offering authentic Ticinese culinary specialities by local restaurants takes place every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The New Year's Eve Procession in Wil is associated with what was originally known as "lantern inspection". In earlier times, it was obligatory for all houses to have...
The Landsgemeinde is an original form of Swiss direct democracy and a
unique event of its kind in the world. On a specific day, the citizens
entitled to vote gather...