1st Swiss Wrestling on Gornergrat

Fri., 12. September 2014 - Sun., 14. September 2014


Swiss wrestling is a national sport with a great deal of tradition and folklore attached. It is seen at its best on the Gornergrat, against the backdrop of the Matterhorn and 28 other four-thousand metre peaks. In 2009 and 2013, Guinness World Records were set at the festival (508 alphorns blown simultaneously!) and 2014 is expected to be another festival of superlatives for
visitors, in the year when Switzerland Tourism's theme is "Views".

12 September 2014 Taster day for young people from the Upper Valais (Led by national wrestling champions Abderhalden Jörg and Wenger Kilian or Sempach Matthias) Taster classes / Platform debate with celebrities from the world of sport and Swiss wrestling.
13 September 2014 Wrestling competition with fringe programme
14 September 2014 Family Day Wrestlers' brunch / History of Switzerland : Asia / show fights /Autograph opportunity / Souvenir photo / Aerobatics show with Air Zermatt, Closing concert with the Folklore Group


Map & directions

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Event location

3100 Kulmhotel Gornergrat Gornergrat 3100m
3920 Zermatt

Entrance fee

CHF 31.- Gornergrat Schwingfest inkl. Bahnfahrt Zermatt-Riffelberg-Zermatt CHF 50.- Gornergrat Schwingfest inkl. Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (ab jedem MGBahn-Bahnhof bis zur Schwingarena und zurück) Ticketverkauf an jedem SBB und MGB Schalter



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