Why Switzerland celebrates its National Day with bonfires and brunch
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Why Switzerland celebrates its National Day with bonfires and brunch

With 26 cantons and four languages, it's no surprise Swiss National Day is celebrated in a variety of ways. Here's your guide to some of the more traditional celebrations.

Can I celebrate Swiss National Day if I’m not vaccinated?
FOR MEMBERS

Can I celebrate Swiss National Day if I’m not vaccinated?

Why Switzerland celebrates its national day on August 1st
FOR MEMBERS

Why Switzerland celebrates its national day on August 1st

Swiss tone down national celebrations as virus cases rise

Swiss tone down national celebrations as virus cases rise

‘Freedom, independence, equality’: Switzerland chooses new English-language ‘national anthem’

‘Freedom, independence, equality’: Switzerland chooses new English-language ‘national anthem’

In Pictures: How Switzerland celebrated Swiss National Day in style

In Pictures: How Switzerland celebrated Swiss National Day in style

Largest Swiss flag in the world damaged by torrential rain in the Alps

Largest Swiss flag in the world damaged by torrential rain in the Alps

Ten brilliant ways to celebrate Swiss National Day

Ten brilliant ways to celebrate Swiss National Day

Swiss National Day: 20 key dates in Switzerland’s history

Swiss National Day: 20 key dates in Switzerland’s history

Swiss National Day: five traditions all expats should try

Swiss National Day: five traditions all expats should try

10 amazing places to be on Swiss National Day

10 amazing places to be on Swiss National Day

Politicians: Switzerland is not an island

Politicians: Switzerland is not an island