Lausanne: Gruyères Tour with Cheese and Chocolate Tastings

4.7 / 5

7 reviews

Lausanne: Gruyères Tour with Cheese and Chocolate Tastings

From $273.48 per person

Visit the Swiss countryside and travel a culinary day filled with chocolate and cheese.

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Duration 10 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Try some of the best chocolate in the world at Cailler
  • Taste the famous Gruyères cheese and the “Vacherin Fribourgeois" at a friendly handmade cheese factory
  • Relax in a comfortable ride aboard the famous Golden Express train
  • See the magnificent Swiss countryside
Full description
Gruyères is one of the most famous places situated in the Swiss countryside. Visiting it is like taking a great big breath of fresh air. Always invigorating, this is a real historic, exciting and attractive destination. You will see the real Switzerland, green fields, cows and mountains. Have the chance to have a culinary journey. Fall into the temptation of the best chocolate in the world. Taste the national cheese and wine: the most famous of Swiss delicacies. Start with the chocolate world of Cailler, understand the history of chocolate, how they make it and enjoy tasting it as much as you like. At noon you will reach the top of Moléson Mountain and have a tasting in a typical Swiss chalet, a friendly handmade cheese factory. You will taste the famous Gruyères cheese and the “Vacherin Fribourgeois," two cheeses mixed for a typical dish of Swiss fondue. In the afternoon, spend some free time strolling the medieval village of Gruyères. Situated on a hill, you can admire a breathtaking landscape. Breathe in the pure mountain air and hear cowbells in the pasturelands surrounding the small suburb. Afterwards, relax in a comfortable ride aboard the famous Golden Express train overlooking the magnificent Alps and enjoy the views over Leman Lake.  Experience a day full of tastes and unforgettable experiences.
Includes
  • Bus ride
  • Guide
  • Visit and tastings at a chocolate factory
  • Cheese tasting
  • Visit to the medieval village of Gruyères
  • Panoramic train Golden pass
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Lausanne Ouchy, Place du port, in front of the Lausanne Tourism Office.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5
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Guide very good

Train ride overrated, trees need cutting down. But guide was very good.

August 3, 2019

Great experience!

April 23, 2018

The whole activity is nice, but I wish we had more time to visit the village of Gruyères. We only had 1h, so we had to rush the visit of the castle and couldn't visit the village itself. Visiting the chocolate factory was awesome!

September 24, 2018

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