Swiss folk customs

lived tradition

Swiss tradition – a long history, from small village festivals to big celebrations, which vary according to the season and depending on the region. Many have a religious origin, others are taken from more recent times and are from other cultures or countries. Switzerland, the land of traditions, has included 167 of its lived customs into the inventory of UNESCO, thus proving that culture and tradition are important supporter of the Swiss Confederation.   In this blog article we introduce you traditional swiss customs according to seasons and belonging to different regions: Spring Easter The most famous spring festival and the most important Christian festival in Switzerland is Easter. Every region celebrates it in its own way. On Easter Day, children Read More