SWITZERLAND – astonishing partylocations in the mountains

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In Switzerland psytrance scene is booming. There are many parties every weekend. The usually more quiet people of this small country like to party a lot.

During your journey through Switzerland you will find that travelling by day is much more attractive. The mountain peaks, green forests and fields, lakes and rivers are full of energy for your body, mind and soul.
Oeco-culture and quality are held very high in the country, most of the places are clean and look nice, so enjoy a refreshing bath in a cool lake and drink water from the tub.

It is very hard for organizers to find partylocations in Switzerland. Everything is very close to each other and open space is rare, except in the high mountains. A lot of the free space is protected by law and in bigger events the government is taking a lot of influence on how the infrastructure has to be, which surely is an advantage for the visitors. Swiss parties are usually good organised.

To inform yourself about parties in Switzerland visit www.goabase.net or www.mysticalforum.ch. If you love parties made with heart you could try out Reisefieber which starts from 27th of June 2014 and usually gets around 1500-2500 people, or One Love Festival starting from 10th of July which is taking place the first time but will get around 3000-5000 people. The Revival of legendary Zoom Festival is unfortunately cancelled. The biggest Festival of Switzerland, Summer Never Ends, will take place next Year, from 30.07.-02.08.15.

If you fear the cost of an expensive country, travel well prepared and bring your daily needs from your home country, the Festivals above will allow you to bring it. Switzerland is worth a trip!


Important Artist from Switzerland:
Liquid Soul

More artists:
There are many... Ajja, Sensual Squeak, Electrypnose, Human Element, Rastaliens, Colorshape, Orgon Flow, Mahi, Psyberpunk, Subconsciousmind, Old dirty Shrooms...


Important Party/Festival label from Switzerland:
Summer Never Ends Festival
More Parties/Festivals:
One Love Festival, Reisefieber, Psychedelic Carneval, Mystica...


Important Deco artist from Switzerland:
IV 3D (Biolive)
More Deco artists:
Nils Psyberpunk, Trudi's Tribe, creative community...


Preferred music styles inSwitzerland:
Psytrance and Progressive
When parties are starting? When they are closing or have to close?:
Parties usually run evening to noon or afternoon, in some cities they have to close in the morning.
Are there clubs that open in the morning, is it easy to find one, do peoples have open private afterhours…:
In Zurich it is possible to party on and on, all the other cities it's more difficult.
Tell us about prices. Average entry for a party (small - mid - big-sized), beer, water etc.:
Indoor parties cost from 15€ to 50€, outdoor from nothing to 140€, beer 5dl is 5-6€, maybe 7€ in very commercial events, water should be for free in any place. Nearly everything is 20-40% more expensive than in neighbor countries.
Are there traffic controls after parties / festivals, which kind of tests are used?:


Points of interest:
For clothes and nice small things: Niederdorf (the old city) or Longstreet in Zurich, Avarox in Berne...
Best places for activities:
Go to the mountains!
How to travelSwitzerland:
Train and bus bring you nearly everywhere in Switzerland, hire a car with mobility or rent a bike. Switzerland is a safe country and hitch-hiking a cheap alternative.
Best place to stay:
Cheapest stay is in youth hostels, but not all of them are really cheap. Studying the tourist sites of your destination city and of coure trip advisor and similar sites will help you a lot.
Best place to eat:
Tibits or Hiltl restaurant for an excellent vegetarian buffet, or in winter time try Fondue (many restaurants)


His/Her role in the Psytrance community:
party organizer