Soon the "Fasnacht" will start in Switzerland, if you are planning to do the holiday during this days I recommend you to come to Switzerland.
Switzerland is not just the best place to study in Europe, its the best place to do your holiday too.
the "Fasnacht" is a carnival and actually its the largest festival in Switzerland after the New year, more than 50,000 people are masked during the Carnaval days.
The Carnival of Basel (German: Basler Fasnacht) is the biggest carnival in Switzerland and takes place annually between February and March in Basel. It has recently been listed as one of the top fifty local festivities in Europe.
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