Swiss Cheese Making

Swiss Cheese Making


Swiss Cheese Making

Discover the traditional and the modern production of cheese. You also have the possibility to create your own cheese.
Discover the traditional and the modern production of cheese. You also have the possibility to create your own cheese. Discover the modern production of Emmentaler AOP and watch the process in the production hall through the large windows. You can see how the master cheese makers transform the high-quality raw milk into cheese. This is it - if you are in Switzerland you have to see how the biggest cheese in the world is made. Various tours (Guided as well as Self-Guided) and Cheese Making sessions are offered. 

Guided Tour of the Factory and Cheese making:
On the tour through the four cheese dairy generations, you will find out some exciting details of the history of Emmentaler AOP and the cheese production in general. The new audiovisual tour "King's Way" is part of the tour. And, of course you will find out how the holes come into the King of cheese :-)

Tours through the Show-dairy: Farm tour
Have a look into the diverse and exciting life of a farmer family. Visit a typical Swiss farm and find out where milk comes from. Experience the busy daily life of a farmer family.

Tours through the Show-dairy: King's way
Discover the history of the brand and the production of the Emmentaler AOP on the new audiovisual tour. Find out how the master cheesemakers transform high-quality raw milk into the most famous cheese in the world. The highlight will be a tasting of the original Emmentaler AOP in the middle of the production and the ripening cellars. So curious to see what the cow, the mouse and the cheesemaker have to say? Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Emmental AOP, the king of cheese.

Make your own cream cheese
Work together with an experienced cheese maker to transform 40 litres of milk into 5 kg of cream cheese. After one hour of pressing time, you can take the cheese home with you.

Make your own "Stöckli" cheese
Traditional. Unique. The special experience in a special environment. Make your own cheese. Process 200 liters of milk into cheese in our Stöckli (a Swiss farmyard building) from 1741. After 4 months ageing time, we will send you your cheese (only possible to an address within Switerland). For guests from far away - there is also the possibility to reserve this offer without buying the cheese.

Inclusions

Guided Tour of the Factory and Cheese making: Duration: 1 hour; Number: 1-25 people per group (several groups can start at the same time)
Price: Children up to 11 years: free; Teenagers 12-17 years: CHF 5.00; Adults: CHF 8.00

Tours through the Show-dairy: Farm tour; Duration: 60 minutes; Group: up to 25 people
Price per group: CHF 150.00
Time: Plan your visit to the show dairy today. This offer is only available on reservation. Our guides will accompany you to a typical Swiss farm house.

Tours through the Show-dairy: King's way - Self Guided
Prices: Children free (0-11 years old); Youngsters CHF 8.00 (12-17 years old); Adults CHF 15.00

Make your own cream cheese: Duration: 1 hour; Max. 20 persons
Price per group: CHF 220.00
Time: Its done three times every day and participation is subject to availability.

Make your own "Stöckli" cheese: Duration: 120 minutes; Number: up to 25 people
Price for one loaf of cheese: CHF 430.00
Price for two loafs of cheese: CHF 690.00
Please note: 
  • Special prices for families of two or more and groups of six or more. The self-guided tour lasts approximately 30 minutes and is open daily.
  • The cost of a guided tour with the King's Way is calculated on the basis of a basic price for the group and admission to the King's Way: Price per group: CHF 150.00
  • Traditional production 4:00 p.m. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday you can watch at 4:00 p.m. how a loaf of Emmental AOP is traditionally lifted out of the big kessi by hand. As before, a large cloth and a lot of muscle strength are required.
  • The right time: Everyday at 10:10 and 15:10 the cheese curd is filled into the cheese press (forms).

Duration

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