ViaSbrinz - Where muleteers once travelled

Luzern - Domodossola

The route: Stansstad/Alpnachstad – Jochpass/Brünigpass – Grimselpass – Obergesteln – Griespass – Ponte (I)

The Sbrinz Route was named after the celebrated hard cheese from central Switzerland, which originated in the Engelberg valley and which was transported and traded along this route in great quantities in former times.

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The Sbrinz Route was named after the celebrated hard cheese from central Switzerland, which originated in the Engelberg valley and which was transported and traded along this route in great quantities in former times. The ViaSbrinz follows the transport route used for hard In the late middle ages, the mature hard cheese, known today as “Sbrinz“, was an export hit in central Switzerland and on the north Italian markets. Not least thanks to this cheese, the mule trail across the Grimsel and Gries passes to Domodossola developed into a well-established trading route. Old routes full of character and an unbeatable mountain landscape transform the ViaSbrinz today to an unforgettable hiking experience.

Highlights

Exhibition devoted to the history of muleteers and trade including a 3.5 km experience trail around the Sust, the manor house in Grafenort. Time stones - testimonies of their time. Muleteer Museum Meiringen. Walser Museum Ponte.

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