Tschäggättä / Fasnacht

During carnival week, "Tschäggätta" (frightful figures, clad in furs and wearing grotesque masks) liven up village life in the Lötschental. This pagan custom is practised from 3 February onwards in the Lötschental.

Dates 2021

Carnival in Lötschental from 03.02.2021 to 16.02.2021

CANCELED: Tschäggättä-Procession from Blatten to Ferden / 8pm 11. February

CANCELED: Carnival Procession in Wiler / 3pm

13. February

Tschäggättu-Procession / Carnival Procession

There will be no Processions in 2021, for the reason of governement resrtictions on behave of Corona.

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Mask Carving

Follow the footsteps of the Tschäggättä and create your own Lötschental mask! Mask carving with professional instru...


The remoteness of the Lötschental has given rise to a wealth of tales, legends and myths. Wild figures that raced t...


The Tschäggättä wear old clothes in-side-out, with the fur facing outwards; they also carry two sheep or goatskins ...

Adventure World

Lötschental carnival exhibition in Wiler

The Blaue Stube is a world of experience around the Lötschental carniva...

Fasnacht Blatten Fasnacht Blatten

Fasnacht Blatten