Vo Luzern uf Wäggis zue / Weggis Song


Lyrics

1. Vo Luzern uf Wäggis zue,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
brucht me weder Strümpf noch Schueh,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

Refrain
Hol-di-ri-di-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

2. Fahr im Schiffli übern See,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
um die schönen Maidli zseh,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain

3. Hansli, trink mer nit zu viel,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
‘s Gäldli mueß verdienet si,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain

Translation

1. From Lucerne to Weggis,
(Yodeling) Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Neither stockings nor shoes are needed,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

Refrain
Hol-di-ri-di-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

2. One crosses the lake on a boat,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
To see the pretty girls,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain

3. Johnny, don’t drink too much,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Money must be earned,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain


Singable English Version


English Singable Lyrics

1. From Lucerne to Weggis fair,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Shoes and stockings we need not wear,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a.

Refrain
Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a,
hol-di-ri-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a.

2. On the lake we all shall row,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Looking at the fish below,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a. Refrain

3. Weggis hills are not so far,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
We will all out “Hei-sa-sa,”
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a. Refrain


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6 thoughts on “Vo Luzern uf Wäggis zue / Weggis Song”

  1. In German!

    Vo Lucerne uf Weggis zueHoldiri Dia Holdia
    Bruuch me weder strumpf no schue
    Holdiri dia, holdia.

    Me cha fahren ufem see
    Holdiri etc.
    Un die schone fishchili g’seh
    Holdiri dia etc.

    Z’Weggis foht das stygen a
    Holdiri etc.
    Buebe, meithshi heisasa
    Holdire etc.

  2. I learned this song at school in the mid ’50’s, I think it was in
    Grade 3. Just today I somehow began humming it and
    remembered it was called “Weggis Fair.” Google led me
    to this site. Thanks for helping to expand memories of my
    childhood.

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