Luzerner Fasnacht 2010 - procession of music by Mark Sukhija

In common with other Carnivals around Switzerland, Luzerner Fasnacht boasts its fair share of troups playing an assortment of catchy tunes processing around the old town. Many are made up of brass members and some drummers.

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Switzerland - sacred destinations - Nine of the finest churchs, cathedrals and monastries in Switzerland

Lucerne - interior of the Jesuit Church - Baroque interior of the Jesuit Church in Lucerne

Lucerne - a short history of The Lion Monument - A brief history of the Lion Monument in Lucerne, Switzerland

Switzerland pictures - Pictures from my travels in and around Switzerland

Travelogues from Switzerland - A small collection of travelogues from Switzerland

Wines of Switzerland - Information about wines produced and grape varietals grown in Switzerland

Switzerland - festivals not to miss - Fantastic Swiss festivals to visit through the year

Geneva - Drummers at L'Escalade - Drummers outside the cathedral at L'Escalade festival in Geneva

Switzerland - quick facts and figures - Quick facts and figures for the traveller to Switzerland

Cruising Lake Zurich - An afternoon cruising on Lake Zürich to Rapperswil

Lucerne Tourism - Official website of the Lucerne Tourism Office

About Mark Sukhija

Mark Sukhija is a travel and wine blogger, photographer, tourism researcher, hat-touting, white-shirt-wearing, New Zealand fantatic and eclipse chaser. Aside from at least annual visits to New Zealand, Mark has seen eclipses in South Australia (2002), Libya (2006), China (2009) and Queensland (2012). After twelve years in Switzerland, Mark moved back to London in 2012. You can follow Mark on Twitter or Facebook