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Traditional Swiss Cow Fighting (Leukerbad)

Mar 16 @ 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

- Free
Swiss Cow Fighting - Leukerbad


Swiss Cow Fighting - Leukerbad

Imagine bullfighting in Spain.

Now, take away the bullring, heat, bulls and torreros and add mountains, snow and a bunch of temperamental black cows with huge bells around their necks. We are talking about Swiss cow fighting. These cow fights involve less human influence and violence compared to bullfighting. Instead, fighting is a part of a cows’ natural behavior for determining their place of dominance in the herd’s hierarchy.

Swiss Cow Fighting Leukerbad

Eight typical Hérens cows from Valais will fight each other in a direct duel, and the winner will be honored as the Queen. The traditional cow fights in Leukerbad offer a unique atmosphere, and admission is free. So, before you soak in those warm Leukerbad springs, make sure you visit Flaschen for this event!

(Photos copyright Leukerbad Tourismus/torrent.ch)

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Details

Date:
Mar 16
Time:
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,
Website:
https://www.leukerbad.ch/adventures/?event=valais-cow-fights-in-snow

Organizer

Leukerbad Tourism
Phone:
+41 27 472 71 71
Email:
info@leukerbad.ch
Website:
http://www.leukerbad.ch

Venue

Flaschen Snow Arena – Albinen near Leukerbad
Albinen, VS 3955 Switzerland

Details

Date:
Mar 16
Time:
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,
Website:
https://www.leukerbad.ch/adventures/?event=valais-cow-fights-in-snow

Organizer

Leukerbad Tourism
Phone:
+41 27 472 71 71
Email:
info@leukerbad.ch
Website:
http://www.leukerbad.ch

Venue

Flaschen Snow Arena – Albinen near Leukerbad
Albinen, VS 3955 Switzerland