Canton of Fribourg
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Gruyères, Cheese and Chocolate: Private Guided Tour

1. Gruyères, Cheese and Chocolate: Private Guided Tour

Meet your guide in the morning in the lobby of your hotel and begin your journey to the Swiss countryside. In this full-day tour, you will have the opportunity to experience a culinary adventure, as well as falling into the temptation of one of the best chocolates in the world. You will also taste the Swiss national cheese and wine: the most famous of Swiss delicacies.  Start with a chocolate tour at the Cailler factory, where you will understand the history of chocolate and how it is made. Enjoy an unlimited chocolate tasting at the end of the visit. At noon, you will reach the top of the Moléson mountain and have a tasting in a typical Swiss chalet, a friendly hand-making cheese factory. There you will try the famous Gruyères cheese and the “Vacherin Fribourgeois”, two cheeses mixed for the typical dish, Swiss fondue. In the afternoon, spend some free time strolling around the streets of the medieval village of Gruyères. Located on a hill, you can admire breathtaking landscapes. Breathe pure mountain air and hear cowbells in the pasture lands which surround the small village. Board the bus again to reach the famous city of Montreux or relax in a comfortable ride aboard the famous Golden Express train overlooking the magnificent Alps and enjoy the views over Leman lake (if option selected). Your last stop will be in the world heritage site of Lavaux, where you will appreciate a glass of Swiss wine while contemplating the stunning views. This vineyard’s region is a UNESCO classified area. When your tour finishes, your local guide will take you back to Geneva.

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Geneva: Gruyères Gold Tour with Train Ride & Tastings

2. Geneva: Gruyères Gold Tour with Train Ride & Tastings

Admire breathtaking landscapes of Gruyères. At the top of the hill, breathe pure mountain air and hear cowbells in the pasture. 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 AM and ends at 12:00 PM. 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 PM to 3:00 PM and then we will take you to the Golden Pass train in Montbovon at 3:28 PM. Relax in a comfortable ride aboard the famous Golden Express train overlooking magnificent views over Lake Leman.

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Panoramic Cheese Tour to Gruyère with Fondue Tasting

3. Panoramic Cheese Tour to Gruyère with Fondue Tasting

Explore the picture-perfect region of Gruyère on board a panoramic bus, paired with a cheese fondue tasting in a Swiss chalet nestled in the mountains.   After pickup from your accommodation between Lausanne and Montreux, travel in a spacious and comfortable bus to Gruyère, a region of central Switzerland. Through the bus’s panoramic windows, admire its rolling green landscapes and the peaks of the Fribourg pre-Alps. Pass through medieval towns with charming cobble-stoned streets and traditional Swiss architecture. As you go, your tour guide will explain to you all there is to know about Gruyère and the history of Swiss cheese making.   You’ll then arrive at a typical Swiss chalet to savor in a delicious and typical Swiss fondue, paired with a glass of wine. After this perfect indulgence, you’ll board the bus again to be dropped off at your accommodation.

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Fribourg: Private Transfer to or from GVA Airport

4. Fribourg: Private Transfer to or from GVA Airport

Whether your trip is just beginning or coming to an end, ensure a hassle-free holiday from start to finish when you book your airport transfer service in advance. Avoid long taxi lines, busy public transport, and language barrier confusions, then simply sit back and relax on your trip to or from your Fribourg accommodation and GVA Airport. Your private transfer service is tailored to suit your every need, whether you’re traveling in a bigger group or with extra luggage. To further ensure a relaxed transfer experience, you will receive a text message shortly before your scheduled pickup with your booking reference, a customer service number, and your driver's name and contact details. When you book your private transfer, remember to include your flight details as your driver will track your flight so that he’ll be there to greet you no matter what. For arrivals to GVA Airport, collect your luggage and make your way to the arrivals hall where your friendly and professional driver will be waiting for you. Benefit from a baggage allowance of one piece of luggage per passenger and relax in comfort as you travel to your accommodation. During the drive you can admire the views of the city and surrounding landscapes, and also ask your driver for tips and recommendations to enhance your stay. For departures, enjoy pickup directly from your accommodation in Fribourg and receive the same stellar service.

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Fribourg: Urban Golf Experience to Discover the City

5. Fribourg: Urban Golf Experience to Discover the City

Arrive at the tourism office to collect the necessary equipment and embark on your urban golf experience. Allow a specially designed 18-hole course to guide you through the fascinating old town of Fribourg. Combine sport and fun to discover the history of one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Switzerland. The principles of golf remain: get the ball in hole in the least amount of shots. The excitement comes in an orienteering-style course dotted throughout the city. With a golf club, a ball, and a road map in your hand, enjoy an entertaining activity ideal for groups or families on a mini-golf course to remember.

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Gruyères: Private Transfer to or from GVA Airport

6. Gruyères: Private Transfer to or from GVA Airport

Take the stress out of airport commutes by pre-booking your own private airport transfer to or from GVA Airport. Rest back knowing you will be dropped off anywhere between Gruyères and GVA Airport conveniently, safely and in comfort. Whether you are traveling in a bigger group or with extra luggage, tailor your private transfer to your needs by indicating what you need when you book. To ensure a relaxed transfer experience, you will receive a text message shortly before your scheduled pick up with your booking reference, the customer service number, and your driver's name and contact details. When you book your private transfer, remember to include your flight details. Your driver will track your flight so that no matter whether your flight arrives early, late or on-time, your driver will be there to greet you on arrival. Your driver will pick you up from the arrivals hall or agreed meeting point in Gruyères and help you to the vehicle with your luggage. Feel secure knowing that the customer service line runs 24/7 to support you in whatever you need. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views of Gruyères.

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What people are saying about Canton of Fribourg

Fantastic day trip. The chololate factory visit was deffinitely not Charlie and the chocolate factory but interesting all the same. We preffered the visit to the cheese factory and gold train (the scenery will not dissappoint you).

Fantastic!! Yvonne,our seasoned veteran guide, kept us entertained and giving us great information. The chocolate was delicious, the fondue was also just as delicious and the scenery throughout the whole thing was spectacular!!!

A great variety of experiences were enjoyed on this trip. Our guide, Yolanda, did an excellent job moving us around and providing commentary, sharing knowledge and making the day very pleasant.

Highly recommended! Very friendly guide, awesome places and experiences are included in this tour.

Really nice trip, the fondue was amazing and Gruyere is a fairy tale town! I just love it!