Cultural in Appenzell


The Landsgemeinde open-air parliament takes place on this square, with locals wearing traditional dress and voting (in the case of the men, by raising a short dagger). A unique form of direct democracy, this traditi…
Music in St Gallen

St Galler Festspiele

Two-week outdoor opera season held in the square behind the cathedral.
Cultural in Appenzell

Alpabfahrt Urnäsch

The cows and goats are paraded home from their summer pastures in style at the Alpabfahrt. There's also a farmers market where you can stock up on regional goodies. The event is held in Urnäsch, 10km west of Appenze…
Music in Schaffhausen

Stars in Town

Herrenacker is an atmospheric backdrop for music fest Stars in Town. Toto and Bryan Adams are among past headliners.
Wine in Schaffhausen


Vintners throw open their doors for tastings at Osterfingen’s Trottenfest.
Music in St Gallen

Open Air St Gallen

Music festival hosting big-name rock and pop acts.