Discover the medieval village of Gruyères and the chocolate factory
Gruyères is the favourite place for tourist to see the swiss countryside. Get the chance to discover different landscape on board of a comfortable bus. The trip will takes you to Gruyères, the chocolate factory.
Start your day with a tour in the chocolate world of Cailler, understand the history of chocolate, how they make it and enjoy tasting as much as you like.
Visit the “Maison du Gruyères” Le Gruyère AOP is a cheese with a long tradition and its making has been handed down over many generations of cheesemakers both in the alpine and village cheese dairies. You will be guided through a modern world of the senses and our cow Cerise (Cherry) introduces you to the secrets of the Gruyère AOP making.
Furthermore, our exhibition features : panels giving of general information on the cheese dairy, the Gruyere AOP and the cellars as well as a film shot showing the various production stages of Le Gruyère AOP.
For your lunch, spend some free time wondering and admire the breathtaking landscapes of the Gruyères village. At the foot of the pre-Alps, you will be enchanted by the charm and picturesque architecture of the medieval town. Breathe pure mountain air and hear cowbells in the pasturelands which surrounded the small suburb. Explore the little town, that has been unaffected by the passage of time, it also has been elected most beautiful village in 2014.
|Opening||Every Sunday : March, April, November, December|
|Duration of circuit||6h|
|Departure||Lausanne, Place du Port, in front of Ouchy Castle|
|Return point||Lausanne, Place du Port, in front of Ouchy Castle|
|Guided tours||With professional tour guide|