View of Biglen - Arnisäge

Emmental Cheese Route - Specialities from the Emmental
Point of interest

Biglen is a typical Emmental village, and its historic centre is worth a visit. It is situated roughly 20 kilometres away from Bern, Burgdorf and Thun, and it has around 1800 inhabitants,  92 businesses and 21 farms. The firm, Bigla AG, is the largest employer in the area, manufactures furnishings for offices and healthcare institutions and combines tradition with innovation. The same applies to the firm, "Emmentaler Backwaren" ("Emmental pastries"), which sells specialities such as Emmental meringue throughout Switzerland.

Sweets from the Emmental

Further information

The famous Emmental meringues, Bernese lebkuchen, specialities made of chocolate and many other goodies can be bought in the factory "Emmentaler Backwaren" in Biglen.

Holiday in Emmental

Are you looking for more offers and attractive experiences in the Emmental? For Information on holiday in the Emmental and excursions for the whole family, visit the website of Emmental Tourism:

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The app will be your virtual guide on the whole cheese route. The app contains much information, pictures as well as an audio version for every point of interest.

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