Attractions

Top Choice Dairy in Emmental

Emmentaler Schaukäserei

Watch Emmental cheese being made into 95kg wheels and taste it at the Emmental Open Cheese Dairy in Affoltern. Short videos explain the modern production process and how Emmental gets its famous holes, while traditi…
Castle in Emmental

Museum Schloss Burgdorf

This robust 12th-century castle could be straight out of a book with its drawbridge, thick stone walls and trio of museums focusing on castle history, Swiss gold and ethnology.
Area in Emmental

Burgdorf Oberstadt

Burgdorf (literally ‘castle village’) is split into the Upper and Lower towns. The natural highlight of the Oberstadt is the 12th-century Schloss Burgdorf.
Area in Emmental

Burgdorf Unterstadt

In the new Lower Town, the works of Switzerland’s foremost photo-realist painter steal the show at the Franz Gertsch Museum.
Museum in Emmental

Franz Gertsch Museum

The works of Switzerland’s foremost photo-realist painter steal the show at the Franz Gertsch Museum.