CHEESE & CHOCOLATE FACTORIES, MEDIAVAL VILLAGE.
5 hours Gruyères tour from Montreux Learn how Gruyère cheese is made,Visit a medieval castle Independent time to explore Gruyères Visit a historic Swiss chocolatier Cheese and chocolate tastings included Pickup and drop-off at Montreux hotels. Start the day with 9am pickup at your accommodations in Montreux, then travel through Fribourg on your way to Gruyères. You’ll find views of the Saane Valley from the picture-perfect medieval town, then learn about the town’s famous cheese at your first stop of the day, a local cheese factory. Follow the history and production of Gruyère cheese from its origins to the modern day on a tour, followed by a cheese tasting. Continue to the 13th-century Gruyères Castle, a Swiss heritage site, to explore the town’s medieval heritage—you can also see three capes from the “Order of the Golden Fleece,” captured in the 15th century Battle of Morat. After visiting the castle, you’ll have one hour to explore the town’s narrow, cobblestone streets on your own, before meeting back up with your driver for the trip to Cailler chocolate factory in Broc. Discover some of the secrets behind the historic Swiss chocolatier, and finish the day with a tasting of Cailler chocolate. This tour concludes with return transfer to Montreux, and drop-off at your accommodations.
- Tarif is per person based on 4 person occupancy, with a departure from Montreux, Vevey, Lausanne station. Included : Mercedes V CLASS with professional driver, tranfers from/to your accommodation, 7 hours on tour, Entrance fees to cheese factory, Castle of Gruyéres, Chocolate factory, Guided visit of Gruyéres castle with a multilingual cultural guide. free time for your typical lunch at Gruyéres Mediaval village.Not included lunch, extra time after 7hours, extra km out of Montreux-Lausanne-Gruyéres area.