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 2023

Carnival in Lötschental from 03.02.2023 to 21.02.2023

Tschäggättä-Procession from Blatten to Ferden / 8pm 16. February

Carnival masquerade in Wiler / 3pm

18. February


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 ...

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Lötschental carnival exhibition in Wiler

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Fasnacht Blatten