The visitor center "Simmentaler Käsewelt"



Learn how the delicious Swiss speciality is produced

What could be better than a slice of aromatic Swiss cheese? Would you like to know how the production process works, and what is really behind the Swiss speciality? The visitor center "Simmentaler Käsewelt" offers you a look behind the scenes. Pick up interesting facts on the regional and sustainable production operation with a tour of the facility.

The visitor center "Simmentaler Käsewelt" is located at the foot of the Niesen in Diemtigtal Nature Park. Here, prime regional ingredients are processed into aromatic cheese in a labour of love. A visitors’ tour offers fascinating insights into milk processing and cheese production at the modern manufacturing centre and maturation cellar. Learn more about the products and the partners behind the project.

Enjoy the absorbing sight of professionals at work through large windows in the cheese dairy. Information boards and screens give visitors all the facts they need on the Swiss speciality. In the cheese manufacturing centre, you will see modern robots manipulating the cheese – something you don’t see every day! At the end of the tour, call in at the bistro to treat your taste buds to a fresh slice of Simmentaler cheese.

Planning a team event or group excursion?

The visitor center "Simmentaler Käsewelt" welcomes groups of 20 to 100 participants. Those joining the tour gain exclusive insights into the history of the Käsewelt as well as the production process. From small-scale visitor packages with company presentation and tour to three-course taste experiences, everything is possible – agendas are tailored to the requirements of guests.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Gain insights into the production of regional cheese
  • Interesting facts presented on information boards
  • Sample a tasty slice of Simmental cheese
  • Group events are available

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way

  • Check the opening times of the cheese dairy
  • Group tours must be reserved in advance
  • Allow enough time to visit the bistro



Dayoff: Saturday, Sunday

General Information

  • Bus stop available


  • Bad Weather Offer

  • for Class

  • for familys

  • Suitable for any weather

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Other Furnishing/Equipment

  • Barrier-free access

  • Handicapped accessible WC

  • Toilet

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