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All You Need to Know About Sechseläuten 2016

This article was about Sechseläuten 2016. You can find information and details about this years Sechseläuten in Zürich here: Sechseläuten in Zurich!

In just a few days Zurich will celebrate it's annual Sechseläuten or "Sächsilüüte" in Zurich dialect. I've covered the origins of this spring festival in one of my older posts. Nonetheless, I'd like to share the most important information about this years event with you:

Date: 15-18 April 2016
Date and time of Zug der Zünfte (main procession): Monday 18 April 2016 15.00 - the procession will follow the usual route
Date and time of Kinderumzug (childrens event): Sunday 17 April 2016 14.00 - the children walk a slightly different route (a bit shorter)
Visiting canton (Gastkanton): Lucerne
Participating Zünfte: Gesellschaft zur Constaffel, Zunft zur Saffran, Zunft zur Meisen, Zunft zur Schmiden, Zunft zum Weggen, Vereinigte Zünfte zur Gerwe und zur Schuhmachern, Zunft zum Widder, Zunft zur Zimmerleutern, Zunft zur Schneidern, Zunft zur Schiffläuten, Zunft zum Kämbel, Zunft zur Waag, Stadtzunft, Zunft Riesbach, Zunft zu den drei Königen, Zunft Fluntern, Zunft Hottingen, Zunft zu Wiedikon, Zunft Wollishofen, Zunft Hard, Zunft zu Oberstrass, Zunft St. Niklaus, Zunft Höngg, Zunft zur Letzi, Zunft Schwamendingen, Zunft Witikon
This video will give you good impression of Sechseläuten:

More information can be found on the official Sechseläuten homepage.



  1. I am a Filipino and I love Switzerland :) <3

    1. Great! You don't have to be Swiss to love this country!


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