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Swiss National Day

National holiday with fireworks and barbecues

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Since 1891, the 1st August has been celebrated as Swiss National Day and is a national holiday in Switzerland.

The date is inspired by the date of the Federal Charter of 1291, a historic alliance concluded in 1291 by the three cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden.

Swiss National Day is normally celebrated in Verbier with a concert and fireworks in the evening.




Map of the surrounding area