Day Trip to Gruyères with Cheese and Chocolate Tastings

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Day Trip to Gruyères with Cheese and Chocolate Tastings information and booking

from
$126
Duration
8 hours
Departs from
Geneva Bus Station (Place Dorcière)
Returns to
Returns to the departure point at approximately 6pm
Time of departure
10am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Combine your love of chocolate and cheese with your passion for travel on this day trip to Gruyères from Geneva. Travel by comfortable coach to the picturesque village of Gruyères and take in Switzerland's beautiful landscapes including Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and the Alps. Visit a chocolate factory and a cheese factory, Maison Cailler and La Maison du Gruyère, and learn about the production processes of these Swiss specialties. Learn all about Swiss culinary traditions from your expert guide and enjoy delicious cheese and chocolate tastings!

Departing from Geneva by comfortable coach in the morning, travel through the beautiful Swiss countryside to the village of Gruyères. Visit La Maison du Gruyère cheese factory, where you will discover the secrets of traditional cheese making. Learn about cheese history and discover how the factory produces up to 48 wheels of Gruyère cheese per day. After, savor samples of freshly made cheese.

Then, your guide will take you for a walk across the picturesque village of Gruyères. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere and admire the rolling hills and meadows as you descend the hills to Montreux, overlooking Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) and the towering Alps. From afar, enjoy a breathtaking view of the medieval Castle of Gruyères (Château de Gruyères).

Enjoy free time for lunch in one of the restaurants in Gruyères (own expense) before visiting the traditional Maison Cailler chocolate factory. Here, enjoy some delicious chocolate samples while discovering the production process of this world-renowned treat.

After this relaxing culinary tour, your coach will bring you back to Geneva, where your tour will end around 6pm.

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Chocolate factory visit with tasting
  • Cheese factory visit with tasting
  • Multilingual guide

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)