More on Emmental
The Emmental encompasses the districts of Burgdorf, Trachselwald and Signau, all within the canton of Bern. The area is famous for the production of cheese, particularly Emmental cheese. There is also a cottage industry here making potteries which are highly prized.
The farm houses in Emmental is distinct in that they have steep roofs with large overhangs and almost touch the ground.
The best way to explore the region of Emmental is to go by car. That way you can stop at every village, to enjoy the scenery, perhaps buy home the famous Emmental cheese or Emmental pottery as souvenir.
Sights & Attractions in Emmental
Small town on the northern part of Emmental. Its old town is on a hill with a Gothic church and a castle.
The longest arched wooden bridge in Europe, built in 1839. It crosses River Emmer at the village of Hasle-Rüegsau.
Center where you can view how the famous Emmental cheese is made.
Village in Emmental famous for its pottery workshops.