Pizol Kühe auf der Alm

Excursion tips – traditional, delicious, funny

Immerse yourself in the times of your grandparents and great-grandparents. Various activities enable you to experience old customs and traditions as well as bring history from long ago to life.

Cheese production

Traditional cheesemaker

Slip into the role of an alpine cheesemaker of 100 years ago and make your own cheese (Groups only). From the show window in the restaurant you can follow the cheese dairy production.

Culture and tradition

Event highlights

Local people protect and maintain their customs and culture and are happy to share them with visitors. Fasnacht (carnival), markets, splendid bonfires high up in the Alps on 1st August, processions of decorated cows, cattle shows, the traditional alpine blessing, the Swiss wood carving done by the coopers, yodel choirs, national costumes and the Alphorn- all this is Heidiland. The most spectacular and unusual event is the cow race on the Flumserberg, which take place every October. www.heidiland.com/events

Events

Excursion up on the alp

Alp Siez

On Alp Siez (alpine dairy farm), in the Weisstannental, about 20'000 kg of cheese and many other products are made every summer. Enjoy a selection of fresh alpine produce in the inhouse restaurant.

Hay products

Alp Lüsis

Alp Lüsis, situated at the foot of the Churfirsten, boasts spectacular views. Specialities in the restaurant include hay soup, hay bread and hay schnapps, all from their own hay production.

Aroma of wood

Cooperage

The cooperage Gmür in Unterterzen is one of the oldest of its kind in Switzerland. Smell the subtle aroma of wood and be inspired by the sophisticated carvings and the diversity of the material wood.

Museum

Postlis Stadel

The village museum in Oberschan displays various objects from time gone by and gives an unforgettable insight into our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ times.