The Alpenwild Guide to The Perfect Picnic in the Alps

Alpenwild's Guide to the Perfect Picnic

Before taking off for a hike in the Alps, make a quick stop at any market to pick up your picnic lunch supplies. Here are the top choices of Alpenwild guides:

Sandwiches:Family picnic in Switzerland

  • 1-2 baguettes
  • Air dried meats from Valais, ham or beef (thinly sliced)
  • Dijon mustard
  • Lettuce, tomato
  • Salt, pepper

Fruit & Veggies

  • Fresh cherries (early July)
  • Valais apricots (July, early August)
  • Mirabelles (small plums)
  • Red pepper, sliced


  • Smoked Sausage from the Emmental
  • Savoyard sausage from ChamonixRoasting Brats in Switzerland


  • Appenzeller
  • Sbrinz
  • Gruyère


  • Chocolate: Cailler Frigor Dark, Coop Giandino Dark, Toblerone
  • Munz Fruit gels


  • Swiss Army Knife or Opinel