Swiss Traditions

The Aarau Carrot Market – Aarauer Rüeblimärt

The Aarau Carrot Market – Aarauer Rüeblimärt

The Aarau Carrot Market – Aarauer Rüeblimärt Did you know that Aargau is known as the “carrot canton? Since 1982 carrot lovers have been coming in their busloads to visit the city of Aarau in the Canton of Argau northern Switzerland on the first Wednesday of November. It is on this day every year that […]

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Chef Stefan Wiesner Cooks Emmental AOP URTYP In The Forest

Chef Stefan Wiesner Cooks Emmental AOP URTYP In The Forest

Stefan Wiesner Cooks Emmental AOP URTYP In the Forest Emmental AOP URTYP There are a number of types of Emmental AOP cheese and one of the most flavoursome is the Emmental AOP URTYP®.  In fact the AOP URTYP is said to be “the Emmental cheese” which comes closest to the original 13th century ‘forefather’ of all Emmental […]

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The Lavaux UNESCO World Heritage Vineyards

The Lavaux UNESCO World Heritage Vineyards

The Lavaux UNESCO World Heritage Vineyards Have you ever visited the beautiful Lavaux vineyards in Switzerland? Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since June 2007 they are on not only wonderfully scenic but of great cultural significance too. The Lavaux Vineyard Terraces, stretch from Chateau de Chillon for about 30 km along Lake Geneva […]

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Photos of Entlebuch Alpabfahrt Cow Parade

Photos of Entlebuch Alpabfahrt Cow Parade

Photos of Entlebuch Alpabfahrt Cow Parade The Entlebuch Alpabfahrt is a folk festival that is taken very seriously and a tradition which honours the alpine families of this region of Switzerland. Mercedes Catlatan went along to see the cow parade and took these great photos of the occasion. The event attracts huge crowds to the […]

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Musical Pumpkin Exhibition at Jucker Farm

Musical Pumpkin Exhibition at Jucker Farm

  Musical Pumpkin Exhibition at Jucker Farm Every Autumn the Jucker Farm puts on a great exhibition of its pumpkins and this year is no exception! This time the theme is music and you will find all sorts of musically related exhibits on show, from a violin to a cassette player to the famous Rolling […]

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“Eidgenössische” – Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival in Zug

“Eidgenössische” – Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival in Zug

“Eidgenössische” – Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival in Zug 23rd – 25th August  2019 Eidgenössische Takes Place Every 3 Years The “Eidgenössische” or Federal Swiss Wrestling and Alpine Festival takes place every three years in a different location in Switzerland . This year, Switzerland’s largest sporting event will take place from 23rd – 25th August […]

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