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.
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.
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.
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.
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 !
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 !