CLASSIC GRUYERES TOUR

FOOD LOVERS EXPERIENCE

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Indulge yourself with a 7-hour Gruyères food lover tour. Start your day with a drive through wonderful landscapes. Try to spot one of the black and white cows that give the milk for the famous Gruyere cheese!

Which specialty of the Swiss gastronomy are you going to prefer as you taste them after your visits: cheese, chocolate or double cream? Awaken your senses with this one day tour in the medieval village of Gruyeres.

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Cheese FACTORY

Do you know the history, century-old ability and the distinctive generation stages of a Gruyère AOP? The details, with their quality and traceability necessities? The maturing periods and the cellar treatment amid its least 5 months of aging

GRUYERES CASTLE

Since the 13th century, Château de Gruyères has ruled a green slope at the foot of the Fribourg Pre-Alps. Nowadays, the medieval post houses prestigious collections that witness its long and wealthy history. To visit it is to step back in time and find its treasures. 

SWISS CHEESE TRADITION

At the foot of the pre-Alps, surrounded by the fragrant pastures of the Gruyère region, stands the gray mass of the shingled roof of an old 17th-century chalet, converted into an alpine cheese dairy.

Discover traditional wood-fired cheese-making.

CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Would you like to visit a Swiss chocolate factory?? Explore Maison Cailler and immerse yourself in the world of an authentic chocolate factory. History, production, and tasting

YOUR PRIVATE EXCURSION

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You will be picked up directly from your hotel to start your 7-hour food lover tour. We will travel through the Fribourg canton, to reach Gruyeres. Enjoy the splendid alpine landscapes.

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Your first stop will be at a local cheese factory. You will learn everything about Gruyere cheese, from its history to the know-how of today’s producers, with a tour and a cheese tasting experience at the end.

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Continue with the visit of this picture-perfect medieval town, with the visit if the 13th-century Gruyères Castle, a Swiss heritage site and free time in the town. Enjoy the views over the Sarine Valley and walk down the narrow cobblestone streets.

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After your visit of the old town, your chauffeur will drive you towards another wonder of the Swiss cuisine: chocolate. In Broc, visit the Maison Cailler chocolate museum and experience. This interactive and multisensorial visit ends with chocolate tasting. You can even create your own personalized chocolate bar, a unique and gourmet souvenir! Bon appétit !

OUR FAVORITE

GRUYERE DOUBLE CREAM

You know the famous Gruyere cheese, Swiss chocolate, but have you heard of this famous local specialty, the Gruyeres double cream? This delicious cream is the perfect companion for a meringue. This light and airy dessert is eaten either with double cream, or with fruit, with sorbet or simply on its own. Bon appétit !

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