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What to do in the surroundings of Varese, for example in Milan or Como or Lake Maggiore Piedmont

Bellinzona Carnival or Rabadan

The Rabadan of Bellinzona is among the most famous carnivals in Switzerland, along with those of Basel and Lucerne. Rabadan is a dialect term that indicates the “confusion”, the “noise”, and that derives directly from the Milanese dialect because Bellinzona was part, until the sixteenth century, of the Duchy of Milan.

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