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Old 21.06.2008, 18:17
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Swiss national day

Just realizing that, unfortunately, I will miss the national day celebrations at home on Jul 2 ....reminds me, Swiss national day is just a little more than a month away .

Can anyone please suggest a good place to go watch the fireworks, alpine horns etc. Zurich? St. Moritz ?

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Old 21.06.2008, 18:56
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Basel would not be a bad idea. Fire works from two boats on either side of Mittlere Rhein Bruecke. Synchronized and well-planned event.


Last year CHF 70,000 was spend for fireworks from Basel alone !
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Old 21.06.2008, 19:03
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Re: Swiss national day

Am i right in thinking Swiss national day is 1st August?
Can anyone provide any info on what celebrations there are in Zurich?
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Old 21.06.2008, 23:56
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Re: Swiss national day

August 1st is correct I had a browse around zuerich.ch but could not see anything listed for Aug 1st, there are normally fireworks etc.
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Re: Swiss national day

August 1st is the day, and Horgen, Meilen or Rapperswil are good places to celebrate. Fireworks over the lake, and if you are lucky you get free wine in the center of town.
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Re: Swiss national day

Anyone organizing coach trip for foreigners to Rütli?
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Re: Swiss national day

Does anyone know what time the fireworks in Zurich are on 1 August?
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Does anyone know what time the fireworks in Zurich are on 1 August?
Anytime you like

Go to the stall outside Migros and buy a chf50 mixed bag of rockets and set them off yourself. I do every year, as does half the population. For an Australian, the ability to do this is truly one of the great Swiss freedoms to be celebrated
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Great show. Meilen nailed it. Excellente fireworks.
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