Day Trip to Gruyères including Golden Panoramic Express Train

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva
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  • 10 hours
  • Geneva
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  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Set off and discover traditional produce while taking in Switzerland's landscapes on a full day combined coach and train trip from Geneva. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere at Gruyeres and admire the rolling hills and meadows as you descend the hills to Montreux, overlooking Lake Geneva and the towering Alps. In between, you'll savor chocolate and cheese  tastings to round out your full day trip.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: KeyTours S.A., Francois Bonivard, Geneva 1211 Switzerland

Meet you Guide at Keytours Office

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Lake Geneva, Geneva Switzerland

enjoy the view on the road

Stop At: Maison Cailler, rue Jules Bellet 7, Broc 1636 Switzerland

Succumb to the swiss flavors. The perfect excursion for the greedy! Start your excursion with chocolate softness visiting a famous factory. Discover the secrets of making Swiss Chocolate and enjoy tasting as much as you like and can. Then on your way to Gruyères, enjoy Swiss countryside taking a great big breath of fresh air. Be charmed by the real Switzerland, its green fields, its cows and Mountains.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: La Maison du Gruyere, place de la Gare 3, Gruyeres 1663 Switzerland

Get to a cheese factory to know more about the Gruyères : Le Gruyère AOP is a cheese with a long tradition and its making has been handed down over many generations of cheesemakers both in the alpine and village cheese dairies.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: HR Giger Museum, rue du Chateau 2 Château St-Germain, Gruyeres 1663 Switzerland

Take advantage of your free time visiting the Giger Museum and falling in Alien univers spend some free time in Gruyères strolling the middle age village. At the foot of the pre-Alps, you will be enchanted by the charm and picturesque architecture, the town has given its name to the area and to its delicious cheese. Come and explore a little town that’s been unaffected by the passage of time.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fromagerie d'Alpage de Moleson, place de l'Aigle 12, Moleson 1663 Switzerland

You will reach the Moléson Mountain and have a tasting in a typical Swiss chalet, a friendly hand making cheese factory and enjoy our typical dish: the Fondue.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: GoldenPass Line, rue de la Gare 22, Montreux 1820 Switzerland

take a sit in the famous Golden Pass train overlooking the magnificent of the Mountains and enjoy the views over Leman Lake. A day full of taste and unforgettable experiences!

Duration: 45 minutes

Inclusions
  • Transport by coach
  • Chocolate factory visit with tasting
  • Cheese Diary visit with tasting
  • Train ride on the Panoramic Golden Express
  • Medieval village of Gruyeres
  • Swiss countryside and wooden chalet
  • Guide for more than 10 people or driver guide for small groups
  • Entry/Admission - Maison Cailler
  • Entry/Admission - La Maison du Gruyere
  • Entry/Admission - Fromagerie d'Alpage de Moleson
  • Entry/Admission - GoldenPass Line

Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - HR Giger Museum
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Departure Point

Geneva Bus Station, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Traveler pickup is offered


Departure Time

8:15 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Milika

28 Jul, 2021

An excellent day trip for any given Sunday, with many little hidden treasures. Many thanks to Ivan, our your guide and Javier, our driver who were meticulous in taking care of us whilst ensuring we had a fantabulous time whilst taking in the sights - thank you ??

Traci M

08 Aug, 2019

So many things packed into one day! First of all, our tour guide (Maggie) was excellent - very knowledgeable, kind and well organized. The chocolate factory was excellent, as was the cheese factory. Fondue up in the mountains was great too. It was overcast, so the view on the train was not as good as I hoped and the visit to Gruyeres was chilly, but we can't control the weather.

Chloe W

04 Jul, 2019

The view is stunning. We had a great time to learn the history and tastes some great samples. It was fun. We enjoy the whole trip. Thanks!

Susan T

03 Jul, 2019

Yolanda and Xavier were great. Really enjoyed the tour. The included activities were informative about the culture. The views of the vineyards was awesome.

ravi.luchmun

10 May, 2019

Day well spent with a great guide (can't remember lady's name correctly - Orlanda) and driver (José)
Cailler chocolate factory was great if you are a big fan of Swiss chocolates.
Gruyere factory was not that much interesting.
Lunch (if selected as part of the package) was excellent (Cheese Fondue).
Train ride on the panoramic train is worth doing as well.

User's Picture Gallery

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Lavaux Vineyards on Lake Geneva

Lavaux Vineyards on Lake Geneva, Gruyeres-Montreux day trip

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La Gruyere

Small town of Gruyere

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Golden Panaromic express trip

Nice way to gaze at nature's beauty

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Beautiful landscape - Mountains

Treat for eyes

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Beautiful landscape

Ideal family destination - Gruyeres

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Cheese Fondue making

Friendly people - Fondue restaurant

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Geneva Lake

Geneva Lake.

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Greeneries

Greeneries.

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Wow...

Greeneries.

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Gruyere

The village of Gruyere.

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Gruyere Castle

Around the castle of Gruyere.

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Cheese farm

Cheese farm where we had our cheese fondue.

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View of vineyards

View of vineyards and Swiss Riviera.

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