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Winter Horse Racing and Squirrel Trail Arosa Switzerland

Winter Horse Racing and Squirrel Trail Arosa Switzerland

. Winter Horse Racing and Squirrel Trail Arosa Switzerland   Last Sunday if you were in Arosa you might have come across “Pferderennen auf Schnee” or horse racing in the snow. This day of horse racing in the snow marked the opening of the 2017 turf season and continues a Swiss tradition of horse racing in […]

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A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe

A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe

. A Wonderful Trip to the Jungfraujoch Top Of Europe   Photo courtesy of Jungfraujoch Whether you’re staying in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland, or simply fancy a memorable day out from Zurich, the Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe, makes for a wonderful excursion. Highest Point in Europe Whilst we were staying in Grindelwald recently, […]

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What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017

. What’s On in Zurich Beginning of January 2017   Zurich is finally looking like it’s having a Swiss Winter with snow on the ground and we hope you’re enjoying the novelty! There’s lots on in the city so take a look here for some inspiration. Dreikönigstag Switzerland 6th January 6th January in Switzerland is […]

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The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch

. The Appenzell Silvesterkläuse Celebrations Urnäsch   If you were to visit the town of Urnäsch or one of the neighbouring villages in Appenzell during their Silvesterkläuse celebrations you might be wondering what you had stumbled into! The Silvesterkläuse event takes place on 2 separate days – 31st December to celebrate the “Neuer Silvester” and […]

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Turnip Parade or Rabeliechtli in Richterswil

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Turnip Parade or Rabeliechtli in Richterswil

Updated for 2018 . Turnip Parade or Rabeliechtli in Richterswil 2018   . Saturday 10th November 2018 3pm – 8pm   Photos courtesy of Zurich.com Springer-Foto Every second Saturday in November there is a wonderful festival in Richterswil featuring carved out turnips with candles. Dating back to the 1920s this has become a very special celebration […]

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A Day Out Discovering Switzerland on the Bernina Express

Filed in Outside Zurich, Switzerland, Things To Do, Travel by on November 6, 2016 0 Comments
A Day Out Discovering Switzerland on the Bernina Express

. A Day Out Discovering Switzerland on the Bernina Express   The Bernina Express is a great way to discover the natural beauty of the landscape of Switzerland. You can take this trip all year round, but the best times are probably in the Springtime, to see the vibrant hues of the green valleys and […]

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