Trauffer World of Experiences



Discover the history and traditional craftsmanship behind Trauffer wooden toys

The Trauffer World of Experiences in Hofstetten reveals the traditions of this handicraft. Individual tours invite you to discover woodcarving in a new way. Are you "cow-rageous" enough? If so, join a woodcarving course to learn the craft for yourself.

Big things await in little Hofstetten. As you enter the village, you are greeted by the world’s largest wooden Trauffer cow. Learn fascinating facts on the tour. Carve your own Trauffer cow or choose from an impressive range of products in the Trauffer shop. For the little ones, the open-air playground is the biggest highlight. Elsewhere, Rosa's bakery and bistro serves home-made specialities. For true gourmets, Alfred's Restaurant is a favourite for lovers of meat and Swiss cuisine. After a long and exciting day, a warm welcome awaits at the uniquely refined Bretterhotel.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Insights into the traditional craft and the history of woodcarving
  • Carve your own wooden cow (from the age of 12, not included in the admission fee)
  • Paint your own cow - also suitable for small children (not included in admission)
  • Open daily; offers a rewarding experience even in poor weather
  • Savour home-made specialities
  • Suitable for groups and families

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way

  • Tour duration between 30 and 90 minutes
  • Group tours and Factory tours require advance reservation
  • Restaurant and picnic area available
  • Combine your excursion with a visit to the Ballenberg Swiss Open-Air Museum next door




General Information

  • Bus stop available


  • Bad Weather Offer

  • for Children of all Ages

  • for Children of the age of 0-3

  • for Children of the age of 10 upwards

  • for Children of the age of 3-6

  • for Children of the age of 6-10

  • for Class

  • for familys

  • for Groups

  • for individual guests

  • Suitable for any weather

  • Suitable for Pushchair

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Other Furnishing/Equipment

  • Baby Change

  • Barrier-free access

  • Children's Playground (outdoors)

  • Handicapped accessible WC

  • Toilet

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, contactless payment, Debit Card, Mastercard, Twint


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