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Santa Claus Address – St. Niklaus Exodus (Lucerne)

Hofkirche Luzern St. Leodegarstrasse 6, Luzern

One of the most impressive Santa Claus appearances takes place in Lucerne. Every first Sunday in December, the St. Niklaus Exodus invites visitors...

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Basler Fasnacht Carnival 2020 (Basel)

Various Locations in Basel Basel

If you thought you have seen it all, you haven't seen Basler Fasnacht: As Switzerland's ultimate carnival, you can expect musical troupes...

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Traditional Swiss Cow Fighting (Leukerbad)

Flaschen Snow Arena - Albinen near Leukerbad Albinen

Imagine bullfighting in Spain, but remove the bulls and torreros. Add mountains and a bunch of temperamental black cows, and you have Swiss cow fighting.

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Communal Easter Egg Bashing (Bern)

Every year on a late Easter morning, people gather at the Kornhaus square in Bern along with a colored Easter egg for a crash test...

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Apple Blossom Festival (Altnau)

Thurgau sure knows how to bloom. On May 1, there will be the fifth annual blossom festival at Altnau - in the middle of apple orchards...

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International Museum Day

Smart is the new cool. Just take the growing number of museums worldwide participating at the International Museum Day...

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The annual Strawberry Festival in Locarno

Piazza Grande Piazza Grande 14, Locarno

Strawberry gelato, pies and pastries: At the Strawberry Festival in Locarno, you will find all of these and more! Dances and even the election of Miss...

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Ascona Jazz Night

For one night only, the charming town of Ascona will turn into a metropolis of live music. There will be vibes of Chicago, Nashville or New Orleans...

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Vogel Gryff Festival (Basel)

Starting at 11 AM in the morning, strange things will happen at the Middle Rhine Bridge in Basel. The Vogel Gryff Festival is a...

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Tulip Festival in Morges

Parc de l'Indépendance Pl. Hôtel-de-Ville 1, Morges

Every spring, Morges hosts the Tulip Festival at the beautiful Parc de l'Indépendance on the shores of Lake Geneva. This month long festival...

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