Emmental

Emmental

The city of Bern lies just west of the beautiful and hilly Emmental region. The verdant hills form the foothills of the Bernese Alps and are encircled by the River Emme. Train travel through the valley is peaceful, convenient and scenic. Make time for a stop at the Emmental Shoe Dairy to purchase...more

Alimentarium - Museum of Nutrition

Alimentarium - Museum of Nutrition

In 1839 a German pharmacist moved to Vevey in the French part of Switzerland and changed his name from Heinrich Nestle to Henri Nestlé. His...more

Cruisy Aare

Cruisy Aare

Laid-back river float trip from Thun to Berne. For cruisers and large...more

Melchsee-Frutt

Melchsee-Frutt

The little holiday region of Melchsee-Frutt / Melchtal / Kerns lies at...more

Emmental

The city of Bern lies just west of the beautiful and hilly Emmental region. The verdant hills form the foothills of the Bernese Alps and are encircled by the River Emme. Train travel through the valley is peaceful, convenient and scenic. Make time for a stop at the Emmental Shoe Dairy to purchase the valley's trademark Emmentaler cheese (the Swiss cheese with the holes).

Whether you're on a day trip or a few days' holiday, you certainly won't be bored in the Emmental region. Hiking, snow shoe walking, Nordic walks, panning for gold, golf, cycling, riding, pottery - something to satisfy virtually every desire.

Alimentarium - Museum of Nutrition

In 1839 a German pharmacist moved to Vevey in the French part of Switzerland and changed his name from Heinrich Nestle to Henri Nestlé. His company, which is known the world over today, founded the Alimentarium, a museum of nutrition.

In 1839 a German pharmacist moved to Vevey in the French part of Switzerland and changed his name from Heinrich Nestle to Henri Nestlé. His company, which is known the world over today, founded the Alimentarium, a museum of nutrition.

Cruisy Aare

Laid-back river float trip from Thun to Berne. For cruisers and large groups.

Laid-back river float trip from Thun to Berne. For cruisers and large groups.

Melchsee-Frutt

The little holiday region of Melchsee-Frutt / Melchtal / Kerns lies at the heart of central Switzerland, surrounded by lakes and mountains. The centre of tourism in this expansive region is the high-lying valley of Melchsee-Frutt at an altitude of 2000 metres, with its traffic-free, family friendly resort on the shores of the little mountain lake in the centre of a popular hiking region.

The small holiday region of Melchsee-Frutt / Melchtal / Kerns lies at the heart of central Switzerland, surrounded by lakes and mountains. The centre for tourism in this expansive region is the high valley of Melchsee-Frutt at an altitude of 2000 metres, with its traffic-free, family-friendly resort on the shores of the little mountain lake.