Geneva 3-hour Chocolate Tasting Tour and Old Town Visit | La Vacanza Travel

Geneva 3-hour Chocolate Tasting Tour and Old Town Visit

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Genève, Geneva
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  • 3 hours
  • Geneva
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Experience Geneva’s award-winning chocolate creations as well as an Old Town guided visit in a delightful 3-hour walking tour. Our guests enjoyed this sweet discovery so much that we are TripAdvisor's Geneva no 1 rated Tour, Winner of the Tripadvisor Best of the Best Award for 2020 (award offered to 4700 attractions and hotels out of 8,700,000 listed worldwide), Number 1 Food Tour in Switzerland, Winner of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019.

During the tour your passionate guide will share with you the secrets of chocolate: from the origins to the manufacturing, the history of Swiss chocolate as well as anecdotes and stories about Geneva.

You will taste 12 of the best Geneva and Swiss chocolate creations in 6 different stops.

You will also enjoy a guided visit of the picturesque Old Town, learn about its history, explore the Lower Streets (les rues Basses), Left Bank (Rive Gauche) and the Right Bank (Rive Droite) and enjoy a boat ride from one bank to the other.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Local Flavours Tours, Quai des Bergues 23, Geneva Switzerland

Visit 5 Chocolateries and Patisseries and one surprise stop. Enjoy 12 tastings of different chocolate products. Learn the secrets of more than 2000 years of “food of the gods” history and experience Geneva’s rich chocolate history and why it is home to some of the best chocolate. Also visit less well know sites of Geneva.
• Tasting the chocolate cakes of the Swiss Gold medal-winner
• Chocolaterie where W. Churchill, Grace Kelly, JF Kennedy and Charles de Gaulle purchased
• Join the most important Geneva tradition - Breaking the “Marmite” (cauldron).
• A boat ride from left bank to right bank
• Taste several award-winning chocolate creations
• Guided walk through the old town

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Jet d'Eau, Quai Gustave-Ador Jetee des Eaux-Vives, Geneva 1207 Switzerland

We will get to know all the hidden Jet d'Eau secrets and stories and we will get closer to it from the lake Geneva

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lake Geneva, Geneva Switzerland

We will walk around the shores of Lake Geneva both on Left Bank and the Right Bank. We will have a fun boat ride crossing it from one side to the other. You will also learn many stories and anecdotes that not even locals know about

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, Cour St-Pierre, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Maison Tavel, Rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre 6, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Stop At: Place Bourg du Four, Intersection of Rue Verdaine Rue des Chaudronniers, Rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Molard Tower, place du Molard 2, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Rue Du Rhone, Geneva Switzerland

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Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Brunswick Monument, Jardin des Alpes Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva 1200 Switzerland

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Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: L'ancien arsenal, Rue de l'Hotel-de-Ville, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Musee International De La Reforme, Cour de St-Pierre 10, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Stop At: La statue de Sissi Geneve, Quai du Mont-Blanc 10, Geneva 1201 Switzerland

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Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Batiment des Forces Motrices, place des Volontaires 2, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

Batiment des Forces Motrices

Stop At: Quartier des Eaux-Vives, Geneva Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Hotel de Ville, Geneva Switzerland

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Stop At: Place de la Madeleine, Geneva Switzerland

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Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions
  • Chocolates all shapes and forms
  • Expert tour guide
  • Story telling and anecdotes
  • Visiting Geneva's landmarks as well as less known sites.
  • Short boat ride
  • Guarantee skip the lines
  • Individual hand sanitizer
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear flat shoes that are comfortable for walking
    • Aim to arrive 15 minutes early, so the tour can start on time
    • It is recommended to have a light savory meal (breakfast /lunch) prior to the tour
    • Unfortunately, there is no guarantee for substitutions for all dietary restrictions such as gluten-free and other food allergies. You’re welcome to join the tour, but you may miss out on a number of tastings. If you leave a note in your online ticket purchase, alternate tastings will be arranged wherever possible
    • Near public transportation
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Local Flavours Tours reserves the right to cancel the tour at any time. In this situation the price for the tickets purchased will be reimbursed.
    • For full Terms & Conditions please visit
    • Please bring a bottle of water
    • Most travelers can participate
    • ARE THERE AGE RESTRICTIONS?Children are welcome, but please bear in mind that some children have a limited attention span and therefore a 3 hour tour may not be appropriate for them. Parents know their children best and should assess the situation individually. Since there is a lot of standing and walking, please consider this when deciding whether the tours and events are appropriate for your child. Unless your child is a very good walker for children up to 5 y.o we do recommend a stroller in case they get tired since we are walking about 2.1 km, which includes a slight hill. If your child is 2 years of age or younger and will not be eating, you will not need to purchase a ticket for him/her. If your child is 3 years of age or older, you will need to purchase a child ticket for him/her, regardless if he/she will be eating.
    • No health restrictions
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Departure Point

    Quai des Bergues 23, 1201 Genève, Switzerland


    Return Details

    Quai des Bergues 33, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

    Voucher info

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

    Duration

    3 hours


    User's Reviews

    Eva A

    25 May, 2024

    We had an absolutley wonderful day with our fantastic guide, Lilian. With great knowledge, inspiration and humor she showed us the most fantastic choclolateries and told us about the Genevian history and exciting historical persons. And we had chocolate! A lots and lots of chocolate. A perfect way to spend a saturday in Genève.

    281marselam

    25 May, 2024

    The tour was lovely! So much wonderful chocolates and our tour guide, Oscar, had many intriguing facts to share about the history of chocolate and Geneva!

    Sarah L

    25 May, 2024

    Everything about this tour was amazing! Victoria was so knowledgeable about the history of chocolate and Geneva. I also loved how she talked with her hands and the tour wasn’t robotic! I highly recommend this tour for anybody who loves chocolate!

    N2415WScherylv

    25 May, 2024

    This company was very accommodating, we missed the first tour and they rescheduled us for later that day. Oscor was a wonderful guide. The tour was fun, delicious and educational. I would highly recommend this as a must do.

    Brett_D

    24 May, 2024

    This was a fantastic tour. I loved learning about the city and mixing chocolate tasting inbetween each of the different spots. Our tour guide, Victoria, was absolutely awesome. She was very animated, and genuinely excited to chat to us, chat about the city and talk chocolates. I would recommend this tour 10/10!

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