Welcome to the Emmental! The lovely hills, rugged valleys, wild waters and steep meadows of the Emmental are waiting to be discovered by you.
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Region Solothurn - Ort
But it's not just nature lovers who get their money's worth in the Emmental: whether it's a visit to a museum, an overnight stay on straw, culinary highlights, an e-bike tour or a slice of the famous Emmental cheese - there's something for everyone in the Emmental! Guided tours
In Burgdorf you are spoilt for choice: classic guided town tour, interactive detective tour, Schnousitour and much more... You can also enjoy a guided village tour in Trub (the most beautiful village in Switzerland 2019) or Trubschachen. How to get there
Public transport: The Emmental is easily accessible by train from Solothurn, Bern or Willisau via Burgdorf or from Thun via Konolfingen and Langnau.
Cycling: Numerous official SwitzerlandMobility cycle routes run through the Emmental, including the popular Heart Route No. 99.
Car: The Emmental can be reached by car from Solothurn via Burgdorf in 30 minutes.
In the Emmental you can indulge your palate in traditional country inns as well as in upmarket gourmet restaurants: Restaurants in Emmental Accommodation
How about an overnight stay in a private "Wohnfässli"? Or an adventure holiday on a farm? Or would you prefer a hotel room with a phenomenal view? In the Emmental you will discover a wide range of unique accommodation options. A selection with a few places of interest
Emmental show dairy in Affoltern i. E.
Kambly Experience in Trubschachen
Artisan trail in Wasen i. E.
Food trail Burgdorf
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You don't always need the Bernese Alps to go hiking: countless wonderful hiking trails run through the "Ämmitau". You can enjoy the view over the Emmental and the sunrise or sunset, for example, from the "Chuderhüsi" lookout tower in Röthenbach or the Lueg monument near Affoltern. The Emmental can also be wonderfully explored by e-bike. Whether on the signposted Herzroute stages (No. 99 / 399), on the Kambly Experience Tour (No. 777) or on the Emmental Cheese Route, the landscape and the many experiences along the routes will delight you.