The Cheese Train. Next stop: Pays-d'Enhaut

A journey to the heart of Swiss tradition

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The Cheese Train is the perfect experience for food lovers in search of authenticity.

Travelling in first class from Montreux or Zweisimmen to Château-d'OEx, you'll arrive at Restaurant Le Chalet to watch a demonstration of traditional cheese making skills, followed by the pleasure of eating their delicious fondue. After that, you will discover Swiss arts and crafts at the Musée du Pays-d'Enhaut.

 

 

DEMONSTRATION OF ARTISAN CHEESE MAKING

The Restaurant Le Chalet makes its own cheese, "Le Chalet Bio". Dressed in traditional costume, the cheesemaker transforms about 200 litres of organic milk into a hard cheese right in front of your eyes. You can lend a hand in this truly authentic process that takes place over an open wood fire, just like in the alpine chalets. The freshly produced cheese can be tasted at the end of the demonstration.

RESTAURANT LE CHALET

Warm, cosy and thoroughly typical, Le Chalet welcomes you into its rustic setting. An excellent organic cheese fondue will be waiting for you there. And there's the opportunity to buy delicious local products and regional souvenirs in their boutique. Upstairs, there's a model of our trains and the landscape they travel through that will appeal to young and old.

 


MUSÉE DU PAYS-D'ENHAUT

With its collection of craft work and objects used in daily life, our museum offers visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of bygone days. The highlight of the visit is, without doubt, the wonderful collection of antique papercuts. This art has become typical of the Pays-d’Enhaut. A game is proposed for children encouraging them to study these antique objects and to situate them within the context of present day living.

(Audio guides available in E, F and G)

 


ESPACE BALLON

The Espace Ballon, Mecca of hot air balloon, invite you to a journey from the very first days in history to the greatest performances of our days. The first balloon flight around the world with Brian Jones and Bertrand Piccard and more to be discovered in tremendous surroundings. Sky’s the limit and heaven can’t wait... to meet you there...