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Mein Emmental

Visit the church and the rectory in Lützelflüh in the Emmental Valley where Albert Bizius alias Jeremias Goffhelf worked as a pastor. The rectory and the surrounding area serve as a museum dedicated to this famous Swiss writer. You can visit Gotthelf's favorite place, his coffee pot and his study...

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Mein Emmental

The bell foundry Berger produces a large number of Swiss bells: cow bells, horse bells, goat bells, sheep bells and gift bells.

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Mein Emmental

Take your time to make a small tour of this village. You will see historic farm buildings typical for the Bernese region Emmental, warehouses, syringe houses and commercial buildings from old times. Enjoy specialities and other sweet and savoury snacks in the Kambly factory store. There...

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Mein Emmental

How come the holes in the cheese? Behind large glass windows you can observe the cheesemakers at work and experience how the famous Emmental loaves are made from milk. Concierge tip During the e-bike tour "Emmental Cheese Route" you can learn exciting stories about the old tradition of Emmental...

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Mein Emmental

Make a stop at a bakery Mätteli-Beck and get some souvenirs for your loved ones. Who would not be happy about fine Nidletäfeli, sweet Ämmitaler Müntschi or homemade Chüejer meringues. Over three generations this family-run bakery produces bread and pastries. The products were earlier delivered to...

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Mein Emmental

For lunch we recommend a stop at the historic guesthouse Bären. Since the 17th century there has always been here a “tavern” here. The guesthouse Bären offers excellent cuisine which has been awarded 14 points by Gault Millau (closed on Mondays). Concierge tip If the weather is nice, you can...

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Mein Emmental

Franz Gertsch is one of the most important contemporary Swiss artists. Since his international breakthrough in "documenta 5" in Kassel in 1972 until today Gertsch has created a rich painterly and graphic work. The masterpiece of the exhibition is the incredibly precise woodcuts designed in...

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Mein Emmental

Leave your car in a small parking lot below the Lueg. A few minutes steeply up and you reach the "Heiligenlandpöli" - the highest point with a view over the rolling hills of Emmental. Here  in the past there was a lookout tower where an alarm fire was lit. Since 1921 there is a monument here...

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