The Avenches Tattoo is an international music festival has been clearly ranked the 2nd largest event of its kind in Switzerland. It is the only Tattoo that takes place in French speaking Switzerland. The invited high quality musical and choreographic marching bands put on spectacular shows that make the arenas pulsate with incredible sound and arouse the audience’s enthusiasm.
Avenches is located in the Canton Vaud, very close to Fribourg. During each edition of Avenches Tattoo, the festival brings together close to 500 military and civilian musicians from all over the world. Since the Tattoo’s inception, over sixty high level marching band formations have been on parade in the Avenches arenas. The Avenches amphitheatre dates from the early 2nd century A.D., its stairs, walls and axial entrances being made of stone and the seating tiers wood. Magnificently preserved, this historic setting with its splendid acoustics is the ideal venue for music festivals.
More information on http://avenchestattoo.ch/