Swiss culture and dating
Besides the well-known classics, Switzerland provides for unique tasting pleasure with its new types of wine and development of indigenous varieties.Many people have preconceived ideas about Switzerland which may include some or all of the following: snow, mountains, skiing, cheese, chocolate, banks, watches, cuckoo clocks, and cows.
Even today, the expulsion of winter and of evil spirits and demons forms part of the tradition - a tradition that is linked to the numerous carnival and year-end ceremonies.
And that is - in terms of land area - clearly a world record.
And incidentally, while not quite the world leader, the Swiss wines are well on the way there.
Switzerland has many customs that are tied to the calendar - most are of pagan origin or have a religious connection.
The festivals celebrated in Switzerland differ considerably depending on the season and the region.