Chocolate Train - Lake Geneva
Treat yourself to a journey on the 'Train du Chocolat'
From Montreux 99 Sfr or 69 Sfr with your Half Fare Card. 59 Sfr with the Swiss Travel Pass. Pre-booking is essential.
Travel in a beautiful 'Belle Epoque' train carriage through wonderful Swiss landscapes. This journey allows you to discover the region of the celebrated Gruyères cheese and Nestlé-Cailler's delicious Swiss milk chocolate ... a fantastic day out not to be missed!
Please note that for the 2018 season, the train runs as far as Montbovon due to track upgrades. The journey continues by bus between Montbovon and Gruyères.
Depart Montreux: You are welcomed on board by your tour guide and served with coffee and a croissant. Sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery en route to Gruyères train station.
Gruyères Cheese Factory: A visit to the cheese factory is included in your trip so you can watch the cheese making demonstation and even sample some of their product. After you have completed the tour you can purchase cheese in the gift shop or have a drink in the café.
Gruyères Village: From the cheese factory a bus will transfer you to the village where you will have plenty of free time to explore the shops and visit the medieval castle. There are some charming restaurants for lunch.
Chocolate Factory: A bus will collect you from the village and take you to the Nestlé-Cailler factory in Broc. At the end of the fascinating tour you'll be able to do some chocolate tasting! There's also just enough time to visit the gift shop and the café serving chocolatey delights.
Return Journey: The train will be waiting for you just a couple of minutes walk away at Broc station. Your 1 hour 40 minute journey has stunning views of Lake Geneva as you draw closer to Montreux.
This popular trip departs every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in May, June, September and October and daily in July and August. The price includes 1st class train travel, seat reservations, bus transfers, entrance to the cheese factory and the chocolate factory.
This excursion is highly recommended and must be pre-booked as it is a very popular day out!
More things to see and do in the Lake Geneva region
There are so many wonderful days out to enjoy in this beautiful area. Enjoy a leisurely cruise on a nostalgic paddle steamer, walks through vineyards and narcissi fields, historical sites and journeys to unforgettable mountain beauty spots.
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Staying in the Lake Geneva region
Not sure where to base yourself for these wonderful excursions? You can find out more about Lake Geneva region, the selection of resorts and the list of hotels on this website. Alternatively we will be happy to help you with your holiday plans on 0800 619 1200.