Throwing sausages and smoking children: Switzerland’s five weirdest festivals
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Throwing sausages and smoking children: Switzerland’s five weirdest festivals

Although Switzerland is a small country, its culture is diverse and, at times, surprisingly quirky. Here are five wacky traditions you may have not known about — until now.

Bizarre Swiss Christmas traditions #2: The Harley-riding Santas of Basel
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Bizarre Swiss Christmas traditions #2: The Harley-riding Santas of Basel

Bizarre Swiss Christmas traditions #3: Get drunk on cake, but don’t ‘make it vomit’
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Bizarre Swiss Christmas traditions #3: Get drunk on cake, but don’t ‘make it vomit’

Bizarre Swiss Christmas Traditions #4: Lake Lucerne’s Santa Chase
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Bizarre Swiss Christmas Traditions #4: Lake Lucerne’s Santa Chase

Bizarre Swiss Christmas Traditions #5: Edible gingerbread trees
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Bizarre Swiss Christmas Traditions #5: Edible gingerbread trees

Bizarre Swiss Christmas traditions: #6 Geneva’s ‘Coupe de Noël’
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Bizarre Swiss Christmas traditions: #6 Geneva’s ‘Coupe de Noël’

Sri Lankan keeps Swiss sledge tradition alive

Sri Lankan keeps Swiss sledge tradition alive