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Alpkäse-Trail

· 1 review · Nature Trail · Engelberg
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
m 2200 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 km Alpkäserei Untertrübsee ALP LANGENBODEN Fürenalp Blackenalp ALPKÄSEREI GERSCHNIALP Alpkäserei Hüttismatt Alpkäserei Stäfeli

The Alpine Cheese Trail passes by seven cheese dairies around Engelberg. This varied hiking route offers beautiful mountain views and tempting treats for cheese connoisseurs.
43 km
14:30 h
1957 m
1957 m

The route is more than 40 kilometres long from start to finish, but you can walk individual parts of it on day hikes. The trail starts at Engelberg Abbey’s show dairy and follows the gentle uphill hiking path to Untertrübsee. The Untertrübsee dairy, with panoramic mountain views, is the first stop. The path then crosses to the Gerschnialp dairy before going downhill through woodland to Engelberg. You follow the Engelberger Aa river on easy paths until you reach the Stäfeli dairy. From here, you can penetrate further into the mountains and head in the direction of the Surenen Pass to visit the Blackenalp dairy. Next, you head gently uphill again to the Surenen dairy. The Fürenalp is the highest point on the hike; after that you head back into the valley, down to the Horbis, before the steep path over the Schletteren brings you back to the sunny side of the valley. Here, the Hüttismatt and Langenboden dairies await you. After that you can walk back to Engelberg via Bränd, Spisboden, Heg and Bergli.


Please note that depending on weather conditions (snow conditions) not all alpine cheese dairies are occupied in June.

Author’s recommendation

Take along plenty of cash and leave space in your rucksack for cheese as all seven dairies sell their delicious produce on site.

In the only Swiss monastery show factory you can experience live how cheese is made by hand and how regional milk is processed into cheese specialities (from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.).

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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus
Updated: March 31, 2020

Highest point
1850 m
Lowest point
997 m
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Safety information

Mehrtägige Wanderung (etwa 14,5 Stunden reine Marschzeit) auf markierten Wanderwegen. Kondition und Trittsicherheit erforderlich. Schwierigkeit: T3.

Tips, hints and links

Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus, Tel. +41 (0) 41 639 77 77, www.engelberg.ch

Schaukäserei Kloster Engelberg, Tel. +41 (0) 41 638 08 88, www.schaukaeserei-engelberg.ch

Start

Kloster Schaukäserei Engelberg (1005 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.819791, 8.408755
UTM
32T 454899 5185308
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Destination

Kloster Schaukäserei Engelberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Engelberg-Titlis Talstation-Untertrübsee-Gerschnialp-Bänklialp-Eienwäldli-Alpenrösli-Blackenalp-Usser Äbnet-Fürenalp-Dagenstall-Zieblen-Horbis-Ristis-Hüetismatt-Spisboden-Oberbergli-Engelberg

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Public transport

Public transport friendly

Nationale und internationale Verbindungen (ab Zürich Flughafen Verbindungen im Halbstundentakt mit ca. 1h Fahrzeit) bis Luzern. Danach mit der Zentralbahn in 43 Minuten durch eine abwechslungsreiche Landschaft hinauf nach Engelberg.

Getting there

Mit dem Auto fahren Sie auf der A2 (Basel-Gotthard) bis Stans Süd, dann auf der Hauptstrasse 20 km nach Engelberg. Engelberg liegt 30 Minuten von Luzern, 1 Stunde und 15 Minuten von Basel, Zürich oder Bern.

Parking

Parkplätze stehen in Engelberg kostenpflichtig zur Verfügung.

Coordinates

Geographic
46.819791, 8.408755
UTM
32T 454899 5185308
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Normal hiking equipment, sturdy hiking boots, spare clothing, toiletries, light sleeping bag and headlamp for overnight stays, food and drink on the go.

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Sinah Frieda
June 28, 2020 · Community
Wunderschöne leichte Tour mit tollen Unterkünften unterwegs
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Done at June 20, 2020
Photo: Sinah Frieda, Community
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Distance
43 km
Duration
14:30h
Ascent
1957 m
Descent
1957 m
Public transport friendly Loop Cultural/historical value

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