Gruyère Day Trip - Cheese & Chocolate Factory Tour

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From CHF 645

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Combine your love of chocolate and cheese with your passion for travel on this day trip to Gruyères from Geneva.

From CHF 645

+4 Additional options

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  • Depart your Hotel in Geneva for Gruyère at 08:30. (Travel time approx. 2 hours) 

  • Visit the famous Caillier Chocolate Factory with audio commentary. (2 hours) 

  • Journey to La Maison Du Gruyère for Lunch and shortly afterwards visit the famous Cheese Factory. 

  • Tour the medieval town of Gruyère with free time. 

  • Return to Geneva stopping at the famous Lavaux wine terraces for a panoramic view of Lac Leman. 


Two Ticket Options are available for the excursion:

 

STANDARD FARE

  • Private vehicle and driver for 9 hours.
  • Door to door transport from Geneva to Gruyère and return using executive style mini bus with air conditioning, Wi-fi & bottled water. 

ALL INCLUSIVE 

In addition to the above:

  • Entrance tickets for the Chocolate and Cheese Factorys.
  • Lunch at restaurant in Gruyère.
  • Free drink on Lavaux Wine Terrace.

Highlights

Combine your love of chocolate and cheese with your passion for travel on this day trip to Gruyères from Geneva. Travel by minibus to the picturesque town of Gruyere. Visit a chocolate factory (The Caillier brand) and a cheese factory (La Maison du Gruyère) and learn about the production processes of these Swiss specialties. Learn all about Swiss culinary traditions and enjoy delicious cheese and chocolate tastings!

 

Chocolate Factory - Maison de Cailler

Dive into the wonderful world of Cailler chocolate with your every sense. Your eyes discover mysterious ancient Aztec cocoa rituals. Your ears hear fascinating accounts of the first ever chocolate recipe in Switzerland. Your hands feel roasted cocoa beans and your nose wants to follow the aroma of freshly made chocolate. After, the tour you are left alone in the tasting room to try as much chocolate as you like.

 

Gruyère Old Town

At the foot of the Pre-Alps, you will be enchanted by the charm and picturesque architecture of the medieval town of Gruyère’s. The town has given its name to the area and to its delicious cheese. Come and explore a little town that’s been unaffected

by the passage of time. Visit the impressive medieval castle and delight in the town’s wonderful gastronomy.

 

La Maison du Gruyère Cheese Factory

Snuggling near the mountain pastures at the foot of Gruyère’s Castle, La Maison du Gruyère invites you to discover Le Gruyère AOP.

The Maison du Gruyère takes you into the heart
of the senses with an exhibition on fragrances and tastes. You will discover the secrets of cheese-making according to ancestral tradition.

 

Panoramic Stop on Wine Terrace

Lavaux is internationally famous as a terraced wine- growing region on the shores of Lake Geneva.

Part of the Lavaux (bas-Lavaux) has been recognised since 2007 as a world heritage site by UNESCO.

We will stop here for some truly mesmerizing panoramic views.

 

Route

  1. Geneva
  2. Gruyères