There is no better temptation than chocolate smell! Journey through chocolate tradition with tasting the most famous of Swiss delicacies.
What to Expect
Admire breathtaking landscapes of Gruyères. At the top of the hill, breathe pure mountain air and hear cowbells in the pasturelands.
Enjoy authentic Alpine cheese making and suddenly become expert in (Swiss) cheese fondue by preparing it yourself.
The chocolat factory visit starts around 10:45 and ends at 12:00. After the visit you will go to a traditional restaurant from about 12:20 to 2pm where you will taste different kinds of local cheeses, dried meat and sausage, and enjoy the fondue dish and a small local dessert.
Then you will have free time in Gruyères village from about 2:15 to 3pm and then we will take you to the Golden Pass train in Montbovon at 3:28pm. Relax in a comfortable ride aboard the famous Golden Express train overlooking magnificent views over Lake Leman.
Arriving to Montreux about quarter past 4pm and than going to take a glass of local wine or grape juice in a panoramic tarrace-bar in the vinyards. So at the end of the day, let's discover the “1001 Secrets” of wine producing and in a dreamland setting, may we share with you some local wine and a typical (Swiss) sausage. A day full of taste and special feelings.
During the one day trip you will get a full commentary on:
Visit of the medieval village of Gruyères
Castle of Gruyères
Panoramic views over the Alps
Swiss typical costumes
Visit of the chocolate factory
The Founding Fathers
Traditional Alps cheese making
Golden Pass panoramic train
Superb landscapes: hills, pasturelands
The most prestigious Swiss network
Air-conditioned comfortable train
Magnificent views on vineyards overlooking the lake
Lavaux, wine producing region classified by UNESCO among the wonders of our planet
- Live guide speaking French and English (German, Italian, Spanish depending on the guide but not guaranted)
- Chocolate tasting during the visit of the chocolate factory
- Fondue and different cheeses and sausages tasting in a traditional restaurant, Wine or juice tasting
- Train ticket for the Golden Express train
Know Before You Go
Please note that this tour runs only from April to October.
Children between 0 to 3 years, free of charge