Making cheese in a panoramic location

Making cheese in a panoramic location

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

Secrets from the stove

Secrets from the stove

This cheese is so creamy, that one eats it with a spoon: Vacherin Mont d'Or is a cheese with a long tradition, carefully prepared by specialists in...more

Maison Cailler - Chocolate Factory

Maison Cailler -...

As Switzerland's oldest chocolate factory, Cailler has been producing...more

The Mendrisiotto Wine Route

The Mendrisiotto...

The Mendrisiotto Wine Routemore

Making cheese in a panoramic location

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.

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.

Making cheese in a panoramic location
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Secrets from the stove

This cheese is so creamy, that one eats it with a spoon: Vacherin Mont d'Or is a cheese with a long tradition, carefully prepared by specialists in Vallée de Joux. One of the cheese specialists is Jean-Michel Rochat, who is pleased to take interested groups on a tour of his cheese-making facility, Le Pelerin, as well as on a tour of the in-house museum. As a grand finale he reveals the famous recipe for making Vacherin Mont d’Or au four cheese (au four means from the oven) - the most popular Swiss dessert cheese.

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Maison Cailler - Chocolate Factory

As Switzerland's oldest chocolate factory, Cailler has been producing innovative and fine chocolate products since 1819. This state-of-the-art visitor tour at the "Espace Cailler of Switzerland" will guide you through the world of chocolate in a sensual experience using fragrances, sound and images. Of course, you will also have to use your sense of taste!

The visitor trail provides a complete immersion into the brand, history and products of Cailler of Switzerland. The experience is sensitive, sensual and poetic, giving the visitor a window into the world of chocolate by means of a transparent and sparkling aesthetic.

Maison Cailler - Chocolate Factory
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The Mendrisiotto Wine Route

The Mendrisiotto Wine Route

This route leads through Mendrisiotto, a traditional wine-growing region with an abundance of testimonies to history and art, sited amidst an impressive landscape.

The Mendrisiotto Wine Route
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