Cheese factory

Have you any idea how cheese is made?

No – then observe qualified cheese-makers as they go about their work and learn the tricks of their trade. See how independent traditional cheese-maker and specialists blend their cheeses using traditional methods and milk from local farms.


Schönegger Käsealm
Foto: Schönegger Käse GmbH

Viewing Schönegger-Lodge

Schönegg lodge is only 8 km away from the Wies church and 14 km away from Lechbruck. Here you can see how cheese is made and sample the different flavors.

Tip: the Pfaffenwinkel milk trail between Rottenbuch and Wildsteig passes by the lodge and invites you to rest a while. Children can amuse themselves on the playground or visit animal pen.

View:
May to October every Thursday from 11:00 o'clock
July und August every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 o'clock
Kontakt
Schönegger Käse-Alm
Schönegg 6
82401 Rottenbuch
: +49 8867 489

Kühe im Allgäu
Foto: Andreas Heyl

Lehern

The dairy in Lehern was founded in 1890 with the idea to turn the local milk into cheese. The dairy offers regular sight-seeing tours throughout the year and experienced cheese-makers explain how cheese is made.

Opening hours:
daily 8 am to 6 pm
Sundays and bank holidays 9:30 am to 6 pm
Guidances:
Monday to Friday 13:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11 am
Kontakt
Sennerei Lehern
Lehern 158
87659 Hopferau (Allgäu)
: +49 8362 75 12

Blumenwiese im Allgäu
Foto: Andreas Heyl

Weizern

The dairy is situated between Seeg and Hopferau.
Likewise here too, you can find out how cheese is made.
Guided tours are also available.

Guidance:
from 16.05. to 02.11.2016 every Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 o'clock

Guided tours are held without prior regitration. A small cost of the protective clothing is requested.

Kontakt
Käserei Weizern
between Seeg and Hopferau
87637 Eisenberg – Weizern
: +49 8364 280