1476 – Threatened. Determined. United.

2014.05 - Murten
2014.05 - Murten
2014.05 - Murten
2014.05 - Murten

May 13th to June 28th, 2014
Experience and discover the story of the Battle of Murten. An outdoor mise-en-scene named „1476“comes back on the major events of this monumental fight, at the exact place where it began.

This crucial event of the Swiss History is brought to stage more than 500 years after the battle of Murten really took place. “1476” is the only production combining history and fiction. At the place of the original battle, the spectators will be able to relive the facts occurring before and after the fight. The first season will take place in May-June 2014 and will count 32 performances.

The open-air stage “1476” is a premiere in the Swiss theatrical landscape. The story around the monumental battle of Murten from June 22nd, 1476 will be performed at the very spot where – according to history - one of the most crucial scenes of the fight took place. Next to the stage, the confederates broke through the “Grünhag”, the fortifications of the Burgundians. This surprise attack was at the origin of the victory over Charles the Bold and his army. This production takes place in a breathtaking beautiful and natural setting, overlooking the town of Murten and its lake. In order to round this extraordinary Middle Ages experience, visitors can choose from a huge choice of dishes coming from the Middle Ages.

Virtual tour of the 1476-field


From May 13th to June 28th, 2014

Evening performances: 7.30 pm
Afternoon performances: 2.00 pm

Above Murten, at the original place of the battle (Craux-Strasse, at the border between Salvagny and Villars-les-Moines municipalities)

About 2.15 hrs of show and a break of 30 min


5 categories of prices between CHF 50.00 and CHF 135.00 per person.
Presale tickets: Ticketportal www.ticketportal.com or call 0900 101 102 (CHF 1.19/min, from the Swiss fixed-line network)
In Murten: train station Murten, post office Murten, Hotelplan (Hauptgasse 2, Murten)

More information: www.1476.ch (only in German)




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