Food & drink

Marbach Foodie tour

Discover – Experience – Enjoy

During your journey of discovery through the beautiful village of Marbach, you will visit the Lourdes Grotto – a place of power not far from the village center. Enjoy various regional delicacies during the walk and finish with a breathtaking view of the Schrattenfluh, the Hohgant and the Bernese Alps from the Marbachegg.

Tour offer incl. visit to the "Cheese experience" (Käseerlebnis) and a cheese aperitif at the Marbach mountain cheese dairy, visit to the Lourdes Grotto, seasonal and regional 2-course lunch at Gasthof Kreuz Marbach, return journey on the panoramic gondola lift to Marbachegg, dessert incl. 1 coffee or tea at the Marbachegg mountain inn.

Registration and purchase by 12.00 noon the day before at the Marbach tourist office.

Hiking route and walking time

Recommended start time: 10.00 am

Start and end point: Marbach tourist office

  • Tourist office Marbach – Mountain cheese dairy Marbach
  • Mountain cheese dairy Marbach – Lourdes Grotto
  • Lourdes Grotto – Gasthof Kreuz Marbach
  • Gasthof Kreuz Marbach – Marbachegg cable car valley station

If you prefer a more sporty option, you can hike along the hiking trail into the Bumbach and take the post bus back to the valley station. Info about the hike

Availability Tomorrow Thursday open

Marbach’s Foodie tour can be booked from 1 June to 20 October 2024 on Mondays and Thursdays to Sundays.

Recommended start time 10.00 a.m.

Subject to change without prior notice


Registration and purchase by 12.00 noon the day before at the Marbach tourist office.

Marbach Foodie tour

  • CHF 92.00 Adults
  • CHF 48.00 Children *

Included in the price:

  • Visit to the cheese experience and cheese aperitif at the Marbach mountain cheese dairy
  • Seasonal and regional lunch (two courses, excl. drink) at the Gasthof Kreuz Marbach*
  • Ride in the gondola lift up to Marbachegg (return ticket)
  • Dessert (incl. one coffee or tea) at the Berggasthaus Marbachegg

* The children's ticket does not include the main meal. This is ordered à la carte and paid for on site.

How to get there

Travel comfortably by train to Escholzmatt. Continue by post bus to "Marbachegg, Talstation". The Marbach tourist office is located directly at the Marbachegg valley station.


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