SlowUp Murten / Morat

SlowUp Murten Morat, April 26 2020

The 2020 edition of the slowUp Murtensee will take place Sunday, April 26. SlowUp is a one-day free event where the road around the Lake Murten or Murteensee (in German) or Lac de Morat (in French) is closed to cars.

Murten Morat Light Festival,

Murten Morat Light Festival, January 15-26 2020

The Murten / Morat Light Festival (Murten Licht-Festival in German) is an event where the old town of Murten is going to turn into a lighting show of superlatives. Visitors will enjoy artistic productions on buildings, in the streets and on the towers of the town will immerse them into a mysterious and magic world.

Avenches Tattoo

Avenches Tattoo, September 5-7 2019

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.

Murten Classic

Murten Classic Festival, August 11 – September 1 2019

The 2019 edition of the Murten Classic Festival will take place from August 11 to September 1. The Murten Classic is a festival of classical music that has been created more than 30 years ago. It proposes concerts that take place in various locations across the city of Murten / Morat and the surrounding villages.

Avenches Opera Festival

Avenches Opera Festival, June 21-29 2019

In 2019, the Avenches Opera Festival will propose performances from June 21 to June 29. The Avenches Opera Festival takes place since 1995 at the beginning of the summer in the beautiful historical location of the ancient Roman Avenche arena, near the Lake of Murten / Morat. Past editions features famous opera such as Aida, Carmen, Nabucco, The Enchanted Flute, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Don Giovanni, Lucia di Lammermoor, La Bohème etc.

SlowUp Gruyere

SlowUp Gruyere, July 14 2019

SlowUp Gruyère is a one day free event where the road in the area of lake of Gruyère (where the famous cheese comes from) is closed to cars. The SlowUp name come from the word ” slow down – pleasure up”. This event is part of a network of 19 SlowUp events in Switzerland that gather more than 400 000 participants every year.

Stars of Sounds Murten

Stars of Sounds Murten / Morat, July 4-6 2019

Stars of Sounds Murten is an open air music festival that takes place every year between Murten / Morat (July) and Aarberg (June), a small medieval city located not very far in Canton Bern. In 2019, the Murten concerts will take place from July 4 to July 6. International and local pop and rock artists participate to this musical event.