Making cheese in Ticino

A bit of Ticino to take home with you! At the Gottardo dairy in Airolo, guests can use the wonderful milk produced by cows in the San Gottardo region to make their own cheese. An experienced cheese maker tells them what to do and after each freshly made cheese has aged sufficiently to produce a... more

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Emmentaler AOP

The king of Swiss cheese. This celebrated cheese takes its name from the valley (“Tal”) of the river Emme in the canton of Bern, where production... more

Emmentaler AOP
Tour between tradition and innovation

Tour between tradition and innovation

The "Kambly Experience" in Trubschachen is a veritable feast for all the senses. Here our visitors discover the secrets of the art of fine biscuit... more

Making cheese in Ticino

A bit of Ticino to take home with you! At the Gottardo dairy in Airolo, guests can use the wonderful milk produced by cows in the San Gottardo region to make their own cheese. An experienced cheese maker tells them what to do and after each freshly made cheese has aged sufficiently to produce a fine mature cheese, it is sent back home to the one who made it as a reminder of an unforgettable holiday in Ticino.

The Gotthard Exhibition Cheese Dairy also features a restaurant and a store.

Emmentaler AOP

The king of Swiss cheese. This celebrated cheese takes its name from the valley (“Tal”) of the river Emme in the canton of Bern, where production of the cheese can be traced back to the 13th century.

The king of Swiss cheese

This celebrated cheese takes its name from the valley (“Tal”) of the river Emme in the canton of Bern, where production of the cheese can be traced back to the 13th century. Emmentaler AOP is made from fresh untreated milk from cows fed on grass and hay but not silage. It takes about 12 litres of milk to make one kilo of cheese. The use of any additives is prohibited, as is the use of genetically modified ingredients.

Tour between tradition and innovation

The "Kambly Experience" in Trubschachen is a veritable feast for all the senses. Here our visitors discover the secrets of the art of fine biscuit making, learn about the origins of Kambly and experience moments of pure bliss.

The village of Trubschachen in the Emmental is a fusion of tradition and innovation. An interactive tour will provide you with fascinating insights into three innovative Swiss companies with a history of tradition.