Schnitzhof Almkäserei

Alpine cheese dairy at the Postalm

We announce:

ALMKÄSEREI ab 20. Juni 2021 geöffnet

The Schnitzhof Alm is a more than 400 year old alpine hut in a wonderful area of the Postalm, between the Wolfgangsee lake and the Abtenau-Lammertal valey. For several centuries, the Schnitzhofer family has been farming here. At the Schnitzhofalm we run our Schnitzhof Almkäserei alpine dairy where we make, serve and sell our mountain Almkäse cheese. The pastures of the Postalm plateau are a hiker's paradise and a popular place for lovers of mountaineering and via ferratas.

Opening hours

The Alm is operated only in the summer!
Mon Closed
Tue — Fri 10.00 — 18.00
Sat — Sun 10.00 — 20.00
We kindly ask larger groups to Register first
Exterior photo
Interior photo
Photo from the dairy
Photo from the dairy

What our Alm has to offer

  • Alpské občerstvení

    Alm is open to all visitors without prior appointment and offers refreshments and sale of our mountain Almkäse cheese.

  • Cheese tasting

    Cheese tasting for groups with a guided tour of the farm (farmhouse bread, spread, butter cheese sticks)

    Price: € 7.90 per person

  • Stay overnight on the rustic mountain pasture

    Dormitory for 6 people or double room with alpine breakfast

    For breakfast we serve both regional and our homemade delicacies, such as cheese and butter which are produced directly on the alpine pasture. (daily-fresh farmer's bread, various cheeses, farmer's butter, egg dishes of various styles, etc.)

    Price: € 30,00 per person and night

Our farm's produce

At Schnitzhofalm, we prepare products in the traditional way. You can taste and buy our products here, have them for breakfast or take them with you on a trip - a gourmet's paradise.

Photo of the cheese

The Schnitzhofalmkäse cheese

Our Schnitzhofalmkäse cheese comes in varieties:

  • Schnitzhofalm Bergkäse – mountain cheese
  • Almkäse – a cheese from pastures
  • Bierkäse – beer cheese
Photo of the cheese

The Weichkäse soft cheese

A specialty of Schnitzhofalm. Soft cheese pickled in garlic and oil.

Tourist information

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Postalm area

The Postalm, where our alpine cheese dairy is located, is a great place for hiking. It lies near Strobl on Wolfgangsee and is surrounded by many historical treasures - Hallstadt, Bad Ischl, St. Wolfgang, Wolfgangsee, Schafbergbahn and many more. In addition to hiking, the area is interesting also for climbers, who will find the Postalmklamm via ferrata here.

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Abtenau is a convenient place for both active and passive relaxation in the spirit of the local motto "movement — rest — enjoyment". Experience walkthrough of the city, hiking, cycling, canyoning, rafting or paragliding. Numerous toboggan runs are also in the immediate vicinity. The Lammertal valey is particularly known for the many horse-drawn carriages and riding horses.

Arrange your visit

If you are interested in our offer, would like to arrange a visit or if you have any further questions, please let us know using the form below

We speak german and english.

Contact us

Familie Schnitzhofer

Weißenbach 49
5350 Strobl