GRUYÈRE DAY TRIP CHEESE & CHOCOLATE TOUR

COMBINE YOUR LOVE FOR CHOCOLATE AND CHEESE WITH YOUR PASSION FOR TRAVEL ON THIS DAY TRIP FROM GENEVA TO GRUYÈRE

From 655 CHF

ITINERARY

  • Depart your Hotel in Geneva for Gruyère at 08:30. (Travel time approx. 2 hours)
  • Visit the famous Cailler Chocolate Factory with audio commentary. (2 hours)
  • Journey to La Maison Du Gruyère for Lunch and afterwards visit their 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.

*There can be a significant queue for the Chocolate Factory.

 

We have THREE Ticket Options available for this excursion:

 

STANDARD PACKAGE

  • Private vehicle and driver for 9 hours.
  • Door to door transport from Geneva.
  • Executive style mini-bus with air conditioning and Wi-Fi.
  • Free WIFI and refreshments.

1-4 People - 655CHF / 5-7 People - 755CHF

8-13 People - 855CHF / 14-20 People - 1.055CHF

 

Cailler Chocolate Production GVA Excursions

TRANSPORT & ACTIVITY PACKAGE

Standard Package plus:

  • Entrance tickets to the Chocolate factory.
  • Entrance tickets to the Cheese factory.

Supplement per person:

35 CHF - per Adult / 20 CHF - per Child (under 12yrs)

 

La Maison du Gruyere Factory GVA Excursions

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

Standard Package plus:

  • Entrance tickets to the Chocolate and Cheese Factories.
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Gruyère.
  • Free drink on Lavaux Wine Terrace.

Supplement per person:

79 CHF - per Adult / 45 CHF - per Child (under 12yrs)

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

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

 

CHOCOLATE FACTORY - MAISON 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're left alone in the tasting room to try as much chocolate as you like.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.