About Chocolate Train
Half Fare Card: 69 Sfr from Montreux
Swiss Travel Pass: 59 Sfr from Montreux
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!
You are welcomed on board by your tour guide and served with coffee and a croissant. The train departs at 8.45 - sit back, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery en route to Montbovon. Here, you change to travel by bus through the scenic countryside to charming Gruyères.
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.
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 (entry included with a Swiss Travel Pass, otherwise 12 Sfr). There are some charming restaurants for lunch.
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.
The bus will be waiting to take you on the scenic journey back from Broc to Montreux, arriving at 16.15.
This popular trip departs from Montreux's station every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in May, June, September and October and daily in July and August. You can also reach Montreux easily from Lausanne and Vevey.
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!