Exciting offers for groups of 6 persons or more

Aside from the Appenzeller show dairy, the entire region is truly worth a visit. This is why we have put together various package deals with our partners from the Appenzeller region.

TASTINGS

Tastings and aperitifs

Before or after a guided tour or just because! Our delicious Appenzeller® cheese-tasting sessions are always a great idea.

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CHEESE AND CHOCOLATE

Two timeless Swiss secrets will be «disclosed» on this special tour

Chocolate and cheese

Two timeless Swiss secrets will be “disclosed” on a special tour of Maestrani’s Chocolarium and a guided tour of the Appenzeller dairy. No pun intended!

A customised morning tour of Maestrani’s Chocolarium chocolate factory and taste the results after watching the chocolate being produced. At lunchtime, your culinary journey brings you to the Appenzell region for a guided tour of the Appenzeller dairy where you will also stop off for a delicious lunch of cheese pie and green salad.

As a take-home gift, you will receive 200 g of Appenzeller® cheese and 300 g of the finest Swiss chocolate.

Find out more about the chocolate experience at : chocolarium.ch

When:

Monday to Friday from May to the end of September, advance booking necessary, available to groups of 15 persons or more

Duration:

approx. 4 hours

Languages:

German/ English/ French

Costs:

from CHF 46.00 per person

Timetable:

10.00 – 11.00 am

Customised tour of Maestrani’s Chocolarium

11.00 – 11.45 am

Own travel to Stein AR

11.45am – 1.00 pm

Lunch at the Appenzeller show dairy

1.00 – 2.00 pm

Guided tour of the visitors’ gallery

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ON THE TRAIL OF THE BEST-KEPT SECRET

All about tasty secrets of Appenzell.

On the trail of the best-kept secret

Learn all about how Switzerland’s tastiest cheese is made on a tour of the Appenzeller show dairy and then immerse yourself even deeper into the tasty world of the Appenzeller.

After a tour of the dairy, perhaps your lunch of cheese pie and green salad will bring you closer to finding out the secret recipe? Or will a secret mission to tour the site where the Appenzeller Alpenbitter liqueur is produced followed by a tasting session unveil the herb-infused mystery?

When:

daily, advance booking necessary,
Bookings available for groups of 6 persons or more

Duration:

approx. 5 hours

Languages:

German / French / Englisch

Costs:

from CHF 25.00 per person

Timetable:

11.00 am  – 12.00 pm

Guided tour of the Appenzeller show dairy

12.00 – 1.30 pm

Lunchtime

1.30 – 2.00 pm

Own travel to Appenzell

2.00 – 3.00 pm            

Guided tour of site where Appenzeller Alpenbitter liqueur is made

3.00 – 3.30 pm

Tasting session

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THE SOURCES OF MYSTERY

You have never been this close to discovering the secret of Appenzeller® cheese before.

After visiting the show dairy, enjoy a guided tour in the organic herb garden Appenzell with magnificent view of the Alpstein.

You have never been this close to discovering the secret of Appenzeller® cheese. Find out more about the production of Switzerland’s tastiest cheese. Includes a guided tour of the show dairy, a delicious lunch (cheese pie with green salad) and a visit to the source of the secret: the organic herb garden Appenzell. Here you will be guided through the discovery of over 40 varieties of herbs specially planted for Appenzeller Alpenbitter and Kräuterhaus Appenzell. You also get the chance to make your own herbal pouches to take home as a souvenir.

Lunchtime events:

Monday to Friday from May to the end of September, advance booking necessary, available to groups of 15 persons or more

Duration:

approx. 4 hours

Languages:

German/English/French

Costs:

from CHF 53.00 per person

Timetable:

11.00 am–12.00 pm
Guided tour of the Appenzeller show dairy

12.00 – 1.00 pm
Lunch (cheese pie with green salad)

1.00 – 1.30 pm     
Own travel to Stein AR

1.30 – 3.00 pm
Tour of the organic herb garden in Appenzell

Link to registration

Evening events:

Monday to Friday from May to the end of September, advance booking necessary, available to groups of 15 persons or more

Duration:

approx. 3.5 hours

Languages:

German, English, French

Costs:

from CHF 51 per person

Timetable:

2.00 – 3.00 pm
Guided tour of the Appenzeller show dairy

3.00 – 3.30 pm
Cheese-tasting session

3.30 – 4.00 pm
Own travel to Appenzell

4.00 – 4.30 pm
Organic herb garden tour in Appenzell

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EVERYTHING REVOLVES AROUND THE APPENZELLERS

An eventful day awaits you in the Appenzell region

Visit the Appenzeller show dairy and afterwards enjoy the stunning view from the top of the Hohen Kasten mountain.

Everything revolves around the Appenzellers

Includes guided tour and lunch at the Appenzeller show dairy (cheese pie with green salad), a cable car lift-ride to the top of the Hohen Kasten mountain and back as well as coffee and cake in the self-service restaurant offering truly magnificent views (subject to availability in the revolving restaurant).

When:

April to January daily,
Advance booking necessary,
Bookable from 6 persons

Duration:

approx. 5 hours

Costs:

from CHF 56.00 per person

Timetable:

11.00 am – 12.00 pm

Guided tour of the Appenzeller show dairy

12.00  – 1.30 pm

Lunch at the dairy

1.30 – 2.00 pm

Individual travel to Brülisau AI

2.00 – 2.45 pm

Hohen Kasten cable car lift-ride

2.15 – 3.45 pm

Coffee and cake at the summit

4.00 – 4.15 pm

Return journey

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ON THE TRAIL OF LOCAL SPECIALITIES

Find out all about specialities from the Appenzeller region …

… and learn how famous Appenzeller dishes are made.

On the trail of local specialities

Learn all about how Switzerland’s tastiest cheese is made on a guided tour of the Appenzell dairy and enjoy a variety of Appenzeller®cheeses immediately after at a cheese-tasting session. After transfer to Jakobsbad, a relaxing cable car lift-ride takes you up to an altitude of 1,663 metres. Upstairs, enjoy an excellent salad followed by Appenzeller Siedwurst sausage complete with cheesy Chääshörnli and apple sauce. To round off the experience, a trip to Appenzell will reveal the secret of Appenzeller Alpenbitter. You will learn more about this herbal liqueur on a guided tour in the production plant.

When:

daily, advance booking necessary

Duration:

full day (5-6 hours)

Costs:

from 16 years CHF 72.00
with half-fare card / GA CHF 66.00

Further information and registration:
contact the Berggasthaus Kronberg directly

FROM THE ORGANIC FARM TO ORGANIC CHEESE

It all starts with the cows

Visit the cows that produce fresh milk for our organic Appenzeller® cheese every day followed by the Appenzeller show dairy tour experience.

From the organic farm to organic cheese

Our organic farmers Christina and Reto Preisig will bring you on a tour of the farm whose cows provide fresh organic milk for our Appenzeller® organic cheese every day. This is followed by a visit the Appenzeller dairy – with or without a guided tour.

When:

daily, advance booking necessary, available for groups of 6 persons or more

Duration:

approx. 2.5 hours

Costs:

without guided tour from CHF 18.00 per person
with guided tour from CHF 22.00 per person

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Appenzeller Pride

Enjoy a day in Appenzellerland …

… and experience some of its quaint traditions first-hand.

Appenzeller pride

In Appenzellerland, traditions continue with great pride today and you too can be an honorary Appenzeller if you pitch in. As part of a team, prepare «Appenzeller Chäshörnli» – a feast of pasta with cheese an apple sauce – in the show dairy.

Fortified, you will set to work with your hands.

Following instructions from our master baker, make your own delicious gingerbread Biber dessert filled with honey and almond. And while the sweet speciality is turning golden brown in the oven, learn about traditional woodcraft with a visit to the wood-cooper who will also be on hand to assist you as you carve your own wooden board. After such productive day, you could almost pass for a local.

Group size:

10–30 persons

Duration:

full day

Costs:

from CHF 100.00 per person

Further information and registration:
Contact the Appenzellerland Tourismus office direclty

APPENZELLER FONDUE COOKING COURSE

Create, prepare and enjoy your own Fondue together with friends!

Appenzeller Fondue Cooking Course

Make creative fondues from scratch and enjoy them with friends in a cosy setting.

We offer a wide range of options! Put together your own fondue mix at the cheese counter, choose the ingredients you want and cook your own fondue at your table, with help from one of our expert hostesses.

When:

daily, advance booking necessary
Bookings available for groups of 6 persons or more

Duration:

approx. 45 minutes (mealtime not included)

Costs:

from CHF 36.00

Link to registration
CURATED EVENTS

Occasions, seminars and celebrations

Plan occasions, seminars and celebrations with us.

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Switzerland. Naturally.