GENEVA, Switzerland — What do the Swiss celebrate on 1 August each year? Get your handy notepad ready because the answer is like a delightfully complicated Swiss watch movement.
Originally posted on All About Geneva:
POST UPDATED FOR SWISS NATIONAL DAY 2016 GENEVA, Switzerland – The Swiss celebrate this 1 August, 724 years of togetherness after a day in early August 1291, when three cantons, Uri, Schwyz and Unterwald (today Nidwalden and Obwalden), signed a Letter of Alliance to protect each other. The 1291 agreement paved the road for what would…
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Celebrate Swiss National Day on 1 August visiting the Parliament in Bern.