Begin your tour with a morning pickup from your central Geneva hotel. Traveling by private vehicle, soak up the scenery as you drive north around Lake Geneva to the alpine village of Gruyeres, home to the famous Gruyeres cheese.
The first stop of the day is the Maison Cailler chocolate factory, where you’ll enjoy a guided behind-the-scenes tour. Learn all about the chocolate-making process, discover the secrets of Switzerland’s creamy chocolate, and sample a variety of delicious dark and milk chocolates. You’ll even have chance to create some personalized chocolates to take home with you.
Continue to the La Maison du Gruyère cheese factory for a fascinating introduction to the art of cheese making and some tasty samples of Gruyères cheese. Then, stroll to the nearby ‘Marche Gruerien’ market, where you can purchase more local delicacies (optional; own expense) including regional cheeses, clotted cream, ‘bricelet’ cookies, and homemade meringues.
Before you return to Geneva, there will also be chance to stop for lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant. Back in the city, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.