In and around Wengen

Some highlights during the summer season...

Wengen is not only known for skiing in winter - also in summer a lot is offered here!

Find a small overview...

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    The Costume Festival is not going to take place this summer!


    Authentic, traditional and unforgettable – the National Costume Festival on Männlichen is an amazing sight. Admire typical national dresses from the various cantons, accompanied by fitting folk music. A unique festival in a unique setting. Folklore performances include dancing in national costume, yodelling duets, an alphorn trio, flag throwing and the whip cracking.
    Taking part again this year will be the Trachtengruppe Buochs (national costume group), who have appeared on Männlichen every year since 1959!

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    August 1st - our National Day


    We celebrate the anniversary of the Swiss Confederation - founded in 1291. An apéritif in the morning in the village with traditionnal folk music, followed by entertainment all day long in the mainstreet. In the evening, a big firework finishes off the evening.

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    from August 15th to August 22nd 2020

    Mendelssohn Music week Wengen

    A festive highlight in August with daily concerts in the protestant church.

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    June to August


    A piece of Swiss history

    Since 1912, Friedrich Schiller's drama about the freedom fighter William Tell, is performed on the beautiful natural stage in the "Rugenwald".
    About 200 actors - from leading man to the statists are all laymen - the build the big "William Tell" family. Horses, cows and goats are helping to make the open-air theater an impressive experience again and again. Thanks to the covered platform with 2'000 seats, the games can be played in all weatherconditions.

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    September 12th 2020

    From Interlaken via Wengen - Eigergletscher to Kleine Scheidegg

    The world's most beautiful course! A scenery which you cannot find anywhere else. The course starts in Interlaken and goes into the Jungfrau Region via Lauterbrunnen, Wengen up to the Kleine Scheidegg with its famous mountains Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. A challenge for every runner!

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    The Spring Festival is not going to take place this summer!


    Experience Swiss tradition and folklore on Männlichen. Join to celebrate the mountain spring and enjoy a programme of entertainment by various groups:

    - Alphorn Trio Bärenried with flag throwers
    - Unspunnen National Costume Group
    - Wengen Yodelling Group
    - Oberämmital Ländlerkapelle
    - Schwyzerörgeli-Quartett Schlitzohre Rüschegg

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