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Historical site

Bakehouse Wichje

The Wichje bakehouse dates from the turn of the century and was built by Johann Eggel-Zenklusen. He was a mountain farmer and, like most of his contemporaries, led a nomadic life: from Naters to Blatten, then up to Belalp and back in autumn. He did his baking on the side.

He received support from his sons Leopold, Alois and Ignaz. His daughters Karoline and Marie also understood the trade. Karoline married Hölzer Benjamin, who later acquired and ran the mill and the bakehouse.

The bakehouse in Blatten can still be fully used and visited today. Immerse yourself in the world of rye bread baking and discover a traditional craft.

Guided tours

Guided tours on request at the Blatten-Belalp Tourist Office or under 
+41 27 921 60 40

Location

Bakehouse Wichje
3914 Blatten bei Naters
Schweiz

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