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The wrestlers, herdsmen and Alpine dairymen are celebrating their traditional festival on Mt. Rigi. The stunning scenery and the attractive entertainment program, including a cattle drive, add additional excitement.
One of the longest-held traditions of the village of Arth is the Swiss Wrestling and Mountain Festival taking place every year in July on Rigi Staffel. The event is organized jointly by the Schwingerverband am Rigi and the Sennengesellschaft Arth. The specially prepared wrestling arena, the incredible ambiance, an exciting competition, a colorful cattle drive and fantastic views always draw thousands of delighted visitors to Mt. Rigi, the Queen of the Mountains. Don’t miss this event. Come and join the super sociable atmosphere and the folklore presentations of this gathering.


Event locations

6410 Rigi Staffel

Opening hours

Alternative dates: 17 July 2016

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