Cheese making in a beautifully panoramic spot

The Fluonalp is one of the loveliest of the Giswil Alps and the cows that graze here enjoy not only magnificent views, but a copious supply of the most delicious herbs. No wonder the cheese made from their milk is so remarkable. Nor is the recipe a secret. Anyone who wants to can visit the dairy... more

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Alpine Culture: Experiencing farm...

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,... more

Alpine Culture: Experiencing farm work on the Alp
Les Martel cheese-making dairy

Les Martel cheese-making dairy

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... more

Cheese making in a beautifully panoramic spot

The Fluonalp is one of the loveliest of the Giswil Alps and the cows that graze here enjoy not only magnificent views, but a copious supply of the most delicious herbs. No wonder the cheese made from their milk is so remarkable. Nor is the recipe a secret. Anyone who wants to can visit the dairy and make their own cheese. What’s more, they can pick it up again a year later (the cheeses weigh between 11 and 13 kg), by which time it will have matured to perfection.

On the Fluonalp, one of the loveliest Giswil Alps, cows not only have sweeping views but the pick of delicious herbs.

Alpine Culture: Experiencing farm work on the Alp

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.

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.

Les Martel cheese-making dairy

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.

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.