Hiking and walking play an important role in the Emmental. Whether it is for families with small children, couples or large groups, the hiking trails, which cover over 250 km, cater for all levels, from beginner to experienced hiker. The Emmental also offers attractive routes for those who prefer to swap their hiking boots against a mountain bike or electric bike. With more than 450 kilometres of well-marked routes, there's plenty of choice for exploring the Emmental electric bike paradise.
The production of Emmentaler cheese can be traced back to the 12th century. Nowadays, Emmentaler AOP is made in around 132 cheese dairies, and of course always in accordance with the original and top secret recipe. A guided tour through the Emmentaler Show Dairy in Affoltern or a tour around the cheese cellar in Langnau is a must for all cheese lovers.