The Schwägalp wrestling festival takes place in the beautiful arena of the Säntis mountains.
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...
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:...
On December 6, or a date near it, the schoolchildren of most Glarus communities parade through their villages, ringing and jingling bells of all sizes, sometimes in...
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...
Küssnacht am Rigi
On December 5, the eve of St. Nicholas' Day, the village of Küssnacht, on the shores of Lake Lucerne, glows in the light of some two hundred enormous, transparent...