Holidays on farm and alp

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Erlebnishof Weid, Kerns

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Schlafen im Stroh auf dem Erlebnishof Weid, Kerns

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Alpkäserei Fluonalp, Giswil

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Käsen - Lebendige Traditionen, Melchsee-Frutt


Holidays on the farm

Holidays spent on a farm offer peace and quiet in a harmonious and stimulating setting, whatever the season. Enjoy the advantages of a rural setting: proximity to nature, regional products and stroking animals in the stable – for all ages.

Fluonalp cheese dairy, Giswil

Make your own cheese. Involve yourself in the whole process, from preparation to labelling. Your alp cheese will be stored and looked after for one year, whereupon you can come and collect it. With its alp cheese dairy and alp restaurant, the Fluonalp is located in a scenic wildlife reserve that offers glorious views as well some fantastic hiking. A great place for educational as well as relaxing holidays for all the family.

  • Family holidays
  • Brand new dormitory with multi-bed rooms (single occupancy on request)
  • Make your own cheese
  • now with a viewing window to the dairy

Website: www.fluonalp.ch
Email: fluonalpgiswilerstock.ch

Erlebnisbauernhof Weid, Kerns

Nestled between lake and mountain in Kerns is the home of the extended Spichtig farming family: the Weid farm visitor experience. See their charming farm for yourself and enjoy their hospitality. The following activities are available:

  • Sleep in straw
  • Pizza making
  • Brunches, drinks receptions, various meal menus
  • School on the farm
  • Farm events

Website: www.erlebnishofweid.ch
Email: fam.spichtigbluewin.ch

Erlebnisbauernhof Ming, Lungern

The organic farm of the Ming family in Lungern offers unforgettable visitor experiences, whether you stay in their chalet or their alp hut. You're in for a treat!

  • Alp hut holidays
  • Bed & breakfast in the chalet
  • Brunches, drinks receptions, cheese tastings, barbecues

Website: www.erlebnishof-ming.ch
Email: fam.mingerlebnishof-ming.ch

Alphütte Chilchschwand, Ramersberg (Sarnen)

The old-style, simply furnished Chilchschwand alp hut is situated on the farm itself. Situated in an idyllic and quiet location at alt. 1000 m, the hut offers glorious views of the mountains. Although not all that central, it's only a 10-minute drive from the railway station in Sarnen.

Cooking is done on the wood stove in the kitchen, while the tiled stove in the cosy parlour provides the heating (electrical alternatives are available). The farm is home to a herd of suckler cows and various small animals. The stable door is open to the visitors, who are welcome to watch or help with the daily work.

  • Alp hut holidays
  • Double room on the ground floor
  • Dormitory for approx. 8 persons on the first floor
  • Covered sitting area with fireplace
  • Running water from the fountain in front of the hut
  • Primitive toilet next to the house; use can be made of the sanitary facilities in the farmhouse next door

Website: chilchschwand.jimdofree.com
Email: oli.connibluewin.ch

Living traditions, Melchsee-Frutt

Find out what goes on on an alp or farm. The Melchsee-Frutt, Melchtal, Kerns holiday region is one where rural traditions and customs are lived and breathed. Be there and experience working life on an alp at Melchsee-Frutt or enjoy a day working on a farm in Kerns.

  • Milking in the stable and outdoors
  • Making alp cheese