The Schwägalp wrestling festival takes place in the beautiful arena of the Säntis mountains.
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 popular Brünigschwinget, a very Swiss form of wrestling, traditionally takes place on the last Sunday in July. More than 600 spectators watch the prowess of the...
The traditional dividing up of sheep on their return from the mountains has taken place in mid-September of every year for decades. After a summer spent by the Aletsch...
In the country town of Sursee in Canton Lucerne, a well known custom is celebrated. It is unique within Switzerland and thus attracts crowds of spectators.
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...
On Thursday of the last full week before Christmas, the children of the town of Weinfelden in Canton Thurgau parade through the streets with their decorated fodder...
A culinary wine-tour through Europe's highest vineyards, including a six course menu.
Until the Reformation, the Ascension Day Ride around Basel and surrounding areas was an old custom associated with the blessing of the fields and the checking of the...
The traditional Älpler Festival is defined by customs, traditions and an abundance of folklore.