Historical Easter processions

Centro Storico, 6850 Mendrisio, +41 91 641 30 50

On Maundy Thursday one of the most impressive traditions of Switzerland takes place in Mendrisio: the Easter procession. The first written account of this celebration dates back to the 17th century, but with high probability its roots lie even further in the past.

With the beginning of the Holy Week the old town of Mendrisio starts to be decorated with the so-called “Trasparenti”, diagrams on t...

ACCESSIBILITY Wheelchair accessible
TRADITIONS Anniversaries
Centro Storico, 6850 Mendrisio
Tel.: +41 91 641 30 50
Fax: +41 91 641 30 59  
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