Farm shop Xond in Riezlern | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen | Photographer: Frank Drechsel

04 Jul. 2022 · Culinary
Hiking on rainy days | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen | Photographer: Dominik Berchtold
Louisa Hieke

Fresh & local products - farm shops in Kleinwalsertal

Fresh milk and mountain cheese, smoked ham and organic meat, sweet souvenirs - in the farm shops of the Walser you will find regional treasures for a bit Kleinwalsertal for take away.

Fresh milk and mountain cheese, smoked ham, and sweet souvenirs - in the farm shops of the Walser farmers you will find tasty regional treasures to bring home from your next vacation.

The smoked bacon from the farmer next door, the matured cheese from the dairy Stutzalpe or rather the mountain blossom honey directly from Kleinwalsertal? This is regionality - plus you know where it comes from! Enjoy!

Farm shop at the Gourmetdays | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen | Photographer: Frank Drechsel


There is a stable in Mittelberg - it looks a bit crooked at first glance. But cheese, honey, bacon and syrup stand upright next to the house specialties and cut a really good figure.

Do you know what ‘Heubergfeuer’(hayberg fire) is? – Tipp:  It's not an incense stick made of hay and it's tast remind you of berries. 😉

Berchtold's Bura Lädele


Juniper ham, mountain salami, pumpkin cheese and delicious liqueur - the list of local products has no end. Fortunately, Berchtold's Bura Lädele has everything you are looking for! In the somewhat hidden bacon and cheese cellar you will also find a very special ‘Käsknöpfle’ cheese mixture – so that you can take a piece of Kleinwalsertaler culinary back home.

Walser Buura Products at  Café Baad-Grund | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen

In Baad, the tasty goodies of the Walser Buura are sure to find. In the entrance of Café Baad-Grund, sausages and cheese attract the guests and once you are inside, the Schuster family enchants their guests with Swedish almond cake, Sachertorte, apple pie, walnut wreath and more... The cake is only served after the "Walser Buurabrotziit" "!

Tip: Learn a little Walser dialect, it is spoken here with pleasure.

Farm shop 'Biohof Feuerstein' in Mittelberg | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen


Are you more the typ of an alp ham or mountain cheese lover? You can literally taste summer on the alp when eating the culinary delights from the organic farm “Biohof Feuerstein”. They produce specialties from the region and sells them in the adjoining farm shop. If you want to know more about life on the farm, you can take a look behind the scenes on a tour of the farm.

Tip: In summer, the alpine products find their way to the Naturalpe Gemstel-Schöneboden.

Farm shop 'Käsestadl' in Hirschegg | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen


It is 200 years old - but its products have kept it pretty fresh ... the Hoflaada in Mittelberg you get homemade and freshly baked bread, and the milk comes from the cow directly to the table. Try the Zwergle cheese (it is not as sweet as its name)!

Tip:  In desperate need for tasty snacks after 10 p.m.? A small 24-hour service in the entrance will fulfill your needs!

 Finished honey from Achim Schneider | ©  Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen | Photographer: Dominik Berchtold


In the moring my grandma always used to ead a slice of bread with honey – in ancient Egypt it was even called “food of the gods”. Do you know what we are talking about? That’s right – honey! You can find various kinds of honey honey around every corner in Kleinwalsertal. A honey counter in Zwerwald, a honey shop in the Innerschwende & you can even ring the bell at beekeper’s Kurt Müller.

Tip: How does the honey get from the honeycomb into the jar? Pay a visit to beekeeper Kurt Müller - he will tell you.

Farm shop 'Hoflaada' in Mittelberg | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen


Did you know that cheese used to be bartered? Today we prefer to enjoy the hay milk cheese from the Käsestadl for ourselves. Ideal souvenirs such as sausages, honey, oil, teas, liqueurs & many other delicacies are located behind the stable door - true to the motto "ORGANIC? FOR SURE!" Incidentally, Joachim Paul can tell you exactly what life in the Alps is like, because as a small shepherd he already had his goats under control at the age of eight.

Gourmet hut Mittelalp | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen


Milk becomes cheese, cheese becomes cheese soup – and this is exactly what you have to try when you browse the menu at your Bsuach uf dr Mittelalp (hike to the Mittelalp). After all, the milk comes from the cow in the meadow next door! A cheese like this has to mature for at least three months, with regular care and repositioning, before it is served on the Mittelalp. Nice craftsmanship, right?


It’s all about the sausage! About the raw sausage, to be precise. It can happen you can taste a hint of chili and chocolate in the sausages or that so-called ‘Räßkäs’ is combined with basil sausages. In the ‘Räucherkammer’ you will also find regional specialties, especially from the Walsa Buura. Have a look!

Tip: Do you need something special for lunch? Then try the Buura burger!

s´Hirscheck Laden

At Walser lunch time you can sunbathe on the terrace and enjoy the creamy cheesecake - or the spicy tarte flambée with bacon? Sausage and game meat from the region, cheese, whey products, fine vinegars and oils, spices, chocolates, jams, honey, nuts, tea, schnapps ... the s'Hirscheck in the heart of Hirschegg has everything! Come in and see for yourself1

Tip: Take an ice cream with you on the way to the next hiking destination!

Farm shop Xond in Riezlern | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen | Photographer: Frank Drechsel

Do you know Everest and Eumel? ... Well, they are goats and two of the hardest-working employees at the ‘Bio & Genuss Bauernhof Fritz’. The farm runs its own cheese dairy, and the cheese ripening is broadcasted live in the Xond farm shop! The ham is impressive, as the cow had a happy life on the meadow, and the chicken only lays eggs when it wants and not because it has to. You will notice it in the taste - we promise!

Tip: On Tuesdays, you can take an e-bike to the organic farm.

Weekly market in winter | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen


No more space in the suitcase for honey, sausages or the wild garlic pesto? No problem, you can easily order your favorite products online.

Weekly market in Hirschegg | © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen | Photographer: Oliver Farys


Regional & specialties at the Walser weekly market

From May, the peaceful village square in Hirschegg comes to life again. Every Friday. From you can stroll, feast and talk to the market people from  9.00 am to 12.30 pm.