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Gain an impressive insight of the cheese production and the maturation cellar. Spielhofer SA is a family business offering an ideal and hospitable setting to discover how Tête de Moine AOP cheese is made.

Information and reservations

Individual visits :
Monday to Friday, 8 am to 12 pm and 1.30 pm to 5 pm. Saturday 8 am to 4 pm. All year round except for public holidays.

Group visits :
10 people or more upon reservation.

Individual rate :
Free visit; cheese tasting (without drinks) CHF 7.–/adult, school children CHF 3.–, children under 6 free.

Group rate, available upon request :
Prices and times subject to change.

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Address and contact

Fromages Spielhofer SA
Florian et Cédric Spielhofer
Rue de l’Envers 16
2610 St-Imier, Switzerland

Phone +41 32 940 17 44
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Important information

  • Limited access to the production area

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  • Sleep and taste

    Sleep and taste

    Spend a night in our region and we will offer you half a Tête de Moine AOP CLASSIC cheese.

    If you stay overnight for at least one night in accommodation in the Tête de Moine region of origin from 1st July to 31st October 2022, you will receive half a Tête de Moine AOP CLASSIC cheese per family.

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  • New combined ticket

    New combined ticket

    On sale at the Maison de la Tête de Moine in Bellelay and at the Franches-Montagnes cheese dairy

    From 1 June 2021 to 31 December 2021, this combination ticket entitles you to a special price for a visit to the Maison de la Tête de Moine and the Fromagerie des Franches-Montagnes show dairy

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  • Exhibition of sculptures by Christian Burger

    Exhibition of sculptures by Christian Burger

    20 years PDO - In the cultural section, an exhibition of four monumental sculptures, never before seen in Switzerland, will be presented under the aegis of the sculptor Christian Burger on the grounds around the Maison de la Tête de Moine.

    The works, made of hay by eight people, each require almost a week of work. The creations can be admired in principle until October.

  • Photo exhibition by Pierre Montavon

    Photo exhibition by Pierre Montavon

    20 years PDO - From May 1st, 2021 a photo exhibition by Mr. Pierre Montavon on the theme of the new book l'Univers de la Tête de Moine will be presented at the Maison de la Tête de Moine.

    This exhibition of photographs from the book will portray the character of this cheese. The exhibition also portrays the many people who contribute passionately to the success of this cheese, from the dairy farm to the Michelin-starred restaurant and, of course, to the cheese dairies.

  • The universe of Tête de Moine

    The universe of Tête de Moine

    Once upon a time there was a cheese like no other. Published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the PDO certification, this book relates the odyssey of the Tête de Moine.

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  • Exposition of giant sculptures

    Exposition of giant sculptures

    The hay giants will be back! Exhibition to be discovered from 1st May 2021 in Bellelay.

    2018 edition in video (Youtube)