Swiss National Holiday

Old-Swiss-inn-Happy-Swiss-Holiday-2015

August 1, is a Swiss National Holiday. It is the founding of the Swiss Confederation in 1291. The first of August national celebration started since 1891. It is the date that marks historic alliance concluded in 1291 by the three cantons (federal states) of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden. That alliance made was the pillar that built Switzerland over the next 500 years.
Old Swiss Inn joins the celebration of this important day in the Swiss History. En schöne 1. August!
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s