Alpine hut & lake
Follow in the footsteps of traditional Swiss people: Visit a real Swiss alp with its alpine cheese dairy. Discover the secret of Swiss cheese by watching and helping the farmer make cheese. See how the farmer families spend their summer. From the top to the bottom: Enjoy the beautiful blue lakes around Interlaken, visit a traditional village and just enjoy the paradise.
Visit the hidden alp and see the original Swiss mountain life, how it is still inhabited high up in the mountains. Discover the secret of Swiss alpine cheese and if you are keen to help the farmer make cheese, go ahead. Have a look at the traditional farmer life, taste cheese and relax in the beautiful countryside, far away from the tourist hot spots.
In the late morning you'll discover the famous Giessbach waterfalls. Go for a short walk to the bridge which leads directly under the waterfall and feel the power of nature. Enjoy the view from the Swiss historic Grandhotel Giessbach over the beautiful turquoise blue lake of Brienz. If you wish, enjoy a funicular ride down to the boat station and cross the lake by boat.
After lunch you will get the chance to take pictures of Europe's most beautiful alley, the Brunngasse in Brienz, bevore visiting the famous woodcarving museum. This is the only place in Switzerland where you can buy 100% handmade cuckcoo clocks.
In Brienz you have the possibilitiy to buy traditional gifts or if you would like to try a sweet desert, sample the chocolate fondue. In case you travel with children, we'll visit the Alpine zoo afterwards - an absolut highlight for our little guests. Children can feed mountain goats and other animals.
Before we head back to Interlaken we will stop at the fishing village of Iseltwad or if you still have energy you'll also have the choice to visit the amazing Aare Gorge. We are dedicated to hospitality and present you an unforgettable Swiss experience.
- Dates: 10.6. - 15.9.2018
- Space is limited up to 7 people, for enhanced comfort we suggest 6 persons.
Included: Hotel Pick up Interlaken,Transport in Mercedes Vito, driver/local guide (E/F/SP/D/Arabic), Swiss snacks and water, alpine cheese dairy, alpine hut, Giessbach waterfall, funicular ride, boat ride, village of Brienz, woodcarving shop, Swiss Snacks and water,
Not included: Any personal spences, Aare Gorge, lunch