History has left us with a rich and multifaceted heritage, from ancestral lore passed down through the generations to rural traditions upheld since time immemorial. In Champéry, our roots go deep!
Experience our unique 'terroir' for yourself and visit a local farm or an old chalet, watch demonstrations by local artisans or sample some of our local delicacies.
Built in 1900, the Rumières spring has earned a reputation of almost mythical proportions over the past century. Magical properties aside, many locals, conscious of the health and environmental benefits of naturally sourced mineral water, still use the spring to collect their drinking water.read more
Take a stroll through the village and a trip back in time for a fascinating glimpse of Champéry's past.read more
Guided Tour of the Village
Hubert and Maureen invite you to join them on their farm for a traditional cheese-making demonstration. You'll watch the freshly collected milk bubble gently in its huge cauldron over a wood fire as it is transformed into the famous La Pisa alpine cheese. Afterwards, enjoy a snack of delicious...read more
Traditional Cheese-making demonstration
Champéry’s ‘Rue du Village’ is lined with centuries-old alpine chalets, charming hotels, shops and restaurants. This is the perfect place to admire the traditional architectural details specific to the Vallée d’Illiez, from the dramatic ‘bellows’ rooflines to magnificently sculpted balconies.read more