Events 2021

Here you can find Information about the various events that are planned by the six member states

We have organized a great program for you, for 2021, but because of the continued COVID-19 restrictions, many of the events and their dates remain tentative, and we will share all of our updates with you, as soon as they are available. But take a look at our Calendar, to get an idea of all the fun things that we are actually planning. The events listed in the “Calendar” are confirmed as shown, with a fixed place and date. The many other events that we have planned are soon listed under “Announcements,” because they do not have a set place and time, yet.

Because of the changing situation with COVID-19, we advise you to check all dates with the event organizers ahead of time. You can contact them for more information and status updates via their provided information.


Sunday, 2021-03-28

Depicted here is the excavation at the Greifensee where the shoes were recovered, and their restauration. But it remains an ongoing investigation, how in fact the Pile Dwellers actually dressed.

Saturday, 2021-04-10

Néolithique. Les villages de Chalain & Clairvaux au patrimoine de l'humanité

Thousands of objects and other remains found in the ruins of the lakeside settlements of Chalain and Clairvaux bear witness to the daily life of the first farming communities in the Jura, over 6000 years ago.
The exhibition shows the exceptional characteristicsof these finds, their international importance and the need to preserve them.

Thursday, 2021-04-29

This exhibition is transporting pre-history into the present day and into our lives today. It allows us to cast a look into the deep past, and lets us see the present and the future in a new perspective. The Aagauer Window of the special exhibition contextualizes the two pile-dwelling sites located in the Aargau.




Sunday, 2021-06-13

Family Day with Pile Dweller Theme

Expert handcraft demonstrations and hands-on activities on the subject of pile dwellers in the Allerheiligen Museum, at the original site, and in front of there constructed pile dwelling house. Exciting facts, games and fun for the whole family.

Saturday, 2021-07-03

World Heritage Information Day on Rose Island

Several info points, boat tours, and lectures will provide first-hand information on Prehistoric Pile Dewellings, the work and equipment of scientific divers, and the Rose Island as part of the UNESCO World Heritage site.

Saturday, 2021-08-28

10 Years UNESCO „Pile Dwellings Around the Alps” World Heritage Site

A guided boat ride tour to the pile dwelling sites at Greifensee, with Beat Eberschweller, Head of the Department of Archaeology and Heritage of the Kanton Zurich, and Apéro. In cooperation of Swiss Archaeology and the ADZH. Reservation mandatory. Limited participants.

Saturday, 2021-09-11

In the traditional “Plauschregatta”, a not-so-serious boating race on the Greifensee, even log boats are represented; the most common means of transportation across water of the pile dwellers.


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