Regional products

Treber Sausage

Treber Sausage
Treber Sausage. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber
  • Place

    • Bielersee | Lac de Bienne
    Ort

Enjoyed in winter, the Treber sausage is regarded as one of the specialties of Lake Biel.

Many years ago, on the vine-clad slopes of the Lake Biel region, winegrowers were busy trimming the vines during the winter months. The cold north-east wind made sure that everyone working in the vineyards was frozen. But the wineries offered one cozy and warm spot: the room where the waste from the grapes was distilled to make schnapps. Someone had the idea of cooking a sausage in the hot steam issuing from the cover of the distilling vessel.

Opening hours

Opening hours
  • From 1 Jan 2020 to 15 Mar 2020

Good to know

Good to know
    • Locations: tasting in a cellar or at a restaurant.
    • The sausages are cooked in the hot steam of the cover of a distilling vessel.
    • Side dishes: potato salad, gratin or simply with bread.
    • As this dish is highly prized, it is essential to book a table in advance.
    • BSG Lake Biel Navigation Company also offers the opportunity to taste the Treber sausage during a cruise.

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Booking required
    • Accessible by public transport
  • Services

    • Suitable for groups
    • WC

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Treber sausage
Treber sausage. © Tourismus Biel Seeland | Stefan Weber

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