traditional family cheese production

10.00 h    

traditional family cheese production

The Schwärzler family lives during summer at their alpine farm called Gerisgschwend, near by Balderschwang. In the alpine season, there is a daily guided tour of the alpine dairy starting at 10:00 am. Every visitor, large or small, can experience cheese production on site. This includes a tasting of Alpine cheese, fresh milk and buttermilk.


12.30 h    

Take a rest at a local restaurant

36 restaurants of the Bregenzerwald bear the hallmark "Bregenzerwald cheese host ". We recommend a traditional and hearty menu – the „Kässpätzle“ with salad and desert. Or you request a menu suggestion.


14.30 h     

Visit of the beekeeping and show distillery of the Bentele family in Alberschwende with small tasting

The bentele family will say Welcome with a „Welcome Schnaps“ and will guide you through their beekeeping and show destillery. In the apiculture you will get an insight into the world of beekeeping and the production of very valuable honey. During the guided tour through the distillery, you will experience the history of noble brandies from mash to distillation. They will also introduce you to a various range of products: schnaps, liquer, massage products, homemade chocolates, cheese and sausages from the Bregenzerwald. A wide assortment of peasant products from the Bregenzerwald will surely convince the visitors.

Josef Schwärzler wb Käsknöpfle wb Bentele Genuss Gebäude