The Hills are Alive with…

By 16th June 2016 June 15th, 2018 Blog

the light of bonfires!

Imagine yourself seated in a lovely restaurant overlooking the mountains and then, after the sun has set, a chain of mystical lights illuminates the peaks to welcome the Summer Solstice.

It doesn’t have to be in your imagination. From one of the mountain-side restaurants local to CLC Alpine Centre you can witness this magical custom that dates back to the 14th century. The popular belief is that these fires help banish evil spirits that bring disease, injure cattle, sicken children and create damage with hailstones.  Better keep those fires burning!