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Simmental paper cutting

An insight into the delicate and traditional craft

Simmentaler Scherenschnitte Elisabeth Beutler

The art of paper cutting, with its remarkably detailed images, tells stories about the culture and tradition of the Swiss Alps. Get a sense of this sophisticated technique up close and find out more about the impressive craft.

Surrounded by the exhibition at Berghaus Iffigenalp, you will have the opportunity to learn the technique of paper cutting. Under the guidance of Elisabeth Beutler, a passionate paper cutting artist, you can cut your own paper cut. You will take the framed souvenir home with you.

During a presentation you will get an insight into the art and the exciting history of silhouette cutting. Examples will show you the craft.


15 December 2023 until the end of April 2024 in the restaurant Simmenfälle. Note opening hours.

Paper cutting workshop
Every Tuesday, 30 May to 10 October 2023 from 2.00 to 4.00 p.m. (subject to changes).
Other dates on request.

The course costs CHF 55.– per person including a self-cut souvenir.

Course location
The course takes place at Berghaus Iffigenalp.

Information and booking
The course requires at least 2 people to be able to go ahead (maximum 4 people).

The minimum age is 12 years.

Closing date for registration, Monday the same week, 5.00 p.m. Elisabeth Beutler,
tel. +41 79 509 57 36.

Paper cutting presentation
Experience the art of silhouettes up close during a presentation by Elisabeth Beutler.

CHF 150.–

About 2 hours

By arrangement

Number of participants
Minimum 4 persons

Information and booking:
Elisabeth Beutler, tel. +41 79 509 57 36

Visit to the Studio in St. Stephan
Possible all year round on request to Elisabeth Beutler.
Tel. +41 79 509 57 36

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Lenk Simmental Tourism

Rawilstrasse 3
CH-3775 Lenk im Simmental
Tel. +41 33 736 35 35

Lenk Simmental Tourism

Rawilstrasse 3
CH-3775 Lenk im Simmental
Tel. +41 33 736 35 35