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Zurich Oberland's Milky Way.

Hike and relish: Take the pleasure hike around Bachtel Mountain and taste Zurich Oberland cheese and milk specialities at various local dairies.

From CHF 30.

Your adventure

Taste delicious cheese and milk specialities from the Zurich Oberland on your pleasure hike around Bachtel Mountain. Learn interesting facts about the subject of milk and cheese during a quiz. The hike leads you along a panoramic trail to Gibswil where you will end the day with a refreshing drink at the Gibswilerstube restaurant. Spend the night (optional) at the Zurich Oberland amidst breathtaking landscape.

The package includes: 
  • hike Hinwil – Wernetshausen – Girenbad – Gibswil |about 4 h
  • during the hike: tasting of regional dairy products (yoghurt, curd cheese, cheese and whey) at the Rüegg dairy, the Bachtel dairy and the Girenbad cheese factory
  • quiz with interesting questions on the subject of milk and cheese 
  • voucher of CHF 10 for a visit at the Gibswilerstube restaurant: finish the day casually at the restaurant
  • optional: spend the night at Gibswilerstube in the middle of a breathtaking landscape of the Töss valley. If you would like to book the pleasure hike with overnight stay, please contact us at

You will receive all information about the journey and hiking recommendations prior to your arrival. Everything is organized for you - you don't have to worry about a thing.

This pleasure hike can be booked daily from May to October except on Sundays and general holidays.

      Book now! Order your voucher here

      Do you plan a group excursion? Other days are possible for groups as of 15 people. Do not hesitate to contact us to find out about an individual offer at


        Get to know Zurich Oberland milk and cheese specialities on the pleasure hike and meet cheese makers and their individual dairy products. Don't miss the opportunity to sample the famous world champion cheese: the “Ur-Eiche“ cheese produced by the Girenbad cheese factory won the bronze medal in 2020 at the cheese world championship in Madison (USA).

        Off you go

        The tasting tour is perfect for gourmets who like to combine hiking with culinary treats.

        Your adventure starts in Hinwil and takes you - tasting on the way - to Gibswil, where you can end the day in a relaxed atmosphere: