For centuries the ownership of salt mines meant wealth and power. The salt deposits at Bex, discovered in the 15th century, are still mined today. The salt mines are accessible to visitors, a museum depicts the mining of salt from 1684 to the present.
Experiencing Alpine Culture not only means sleeping on an Alp, but also working on an Alp or farm. Visitors help with making hay, mucking stalls, milking cows, or cheese-making, and takes away a feeling for life as a mountain farmer.
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.
Cheese-making dairy, visitor’s gallery, bar and shop guarantee a taste of all that’s behind this protein-packed delicacy in the Jura and Three-Lakes region.