Switzerland is famous for cheese, chocolate, and wine, and this full-day tour from Chamonix will introduce you to all three. Sample decadent chocolates on a tour of the Cailler Chocolate Factory; visit Gruyères village, famous for its eponymous cheese; and explore the UNESCO-listed Lavaux vineyards, overlooking Lake Geneva.
Full-day tour of Gruyères from Chamonix
Tour the Cailler Chocolate Factory and sample delicious Swiss chocolates
Visit the alpine town of Gruyères, famous for its traditional Gruyère cheese
Admire views of the UNESCO-listed Lavaux Vineyards and Lake Geneva
Enjoy round-trip transport by air-conditioned coach
Make your own way to Chamonix Sud Bus station to meet your guide in time for a 7.30am departure. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned coach, soak up the scenery as you wind through the Alps and cross the border into Switzerland. After an around 2–hour drive, arrive in Broc, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the Cailler Chocolate Factory. Uncover the secrets of Swiss chocolate as you explore the factory, then indulge your sweet tooth as you sample a selection of delicious chocolates. Continue to the alpine village of Gruyères and experience the atmosphere of a traditional Swiss village. Perhaps browse the souvenir shops, enjoy a typical Swiss lunch (own expense), or sample some of the village’s famous Gruyère cheese. On the way back to Chamonix, stop by the Lavaux Vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage site overlooking Lake Geneva, where you’ll discover Switzerland’s long winemaking heritage. After a full day in Switzerland, your tour ends back at Chamonix bus station around 7.30pm.