Visit an Alpine chalet

Visit an Alpine chalet

Visit a traditional Alpine chalet and enjoy local cheese tasting daily in summer, from May to September according to the alpine season.

Discover the traditions of living and working in the mountains. The farmer invites visitors to find out more about his work and the traditional rituals that are still part of daily life on the alpage. The secrets of making Gruyère and Vacherin Fribourgeois cheese are revealed in the authentic atmosphere of a mountain chalet and you can taste the locally-made cheese on site.

Two chalets can be visited in Charmey:

Chalet de la famille Piller
Chalet of the Piller family in Vounetz

You will take the cable car at around 9h30 in Charmey.

End of the tour at around 11h30.

Prices (cable car & visit)

Adults (25 years and older) CHF 24
Seniors (65 years and older) CHF 22
Students (17 to 24 years old) CHF 20
Children (6 to 16 years old) CHF 11

 

 

Chalet de la famille Biland

Chalet of the Biland family “aux Invuettes”

The visit starts around 9h30 and ends around 11h30.

Prices for the tour

Adults: CHF 15

Children (aged 6 to 14): CHF 10

 

You must make your reservation in advance at the tourist office in Charmey.

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Office du Tourisme de Charmey

+41 (0)26 927 55 80
office.tourisme@charmey.ch

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Visit an Alpine chalet

Visit a traditional Alpine chalet and enjoy local cheese tasting daily in summer, from May to September according to the alpine season.

Discover the traditions of living and working in the mountains. The farmer invites visitors to find out more about his work and the traditional rituals that are still part of daily life on the alpage. The secrets of making Gruyère and Vacherin Fribourgeois cheese are revealed in the authentic atmosphere of a mountain chalet and you can taste the locally-made cheese on site.

Two chalets can be visited in Charmey:

Chalet de la famille Piller
Chalet of the Piller family in Vounetz

You will take the cable car at around 9h30 in Charmey.

End of the tour at around 11h30.

Prices (cable car & visit)

Adults (25 years and older) CHF 24
Seniors (65 years and older) CHF 22
Students (17 to 24 years old) CHF 20
Children (6 to 16 years old) CHF 11

 

 

Chalet de la famille Biland

Chalet of the Biland family “aux Invuettes”

The visit starts around 9h30 and ends around 11h30.

Prices for the tour

Adults: CHF 15

Children (aged 6 to 14): CHF 10

 

You must make your reservation in advance at the tourist office in Charmey.

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Office du Tourisme de Charmey

+41 (0)26 927 55 80
office.tourisme@charmey.ch