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Swiss Chocolate Train

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Address: Montreux, Switzerland

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a MUST for young kids

My kids are 8 & 6 yrs and they simply loved this trip. It was a complete day trip. The ride was scenic. Enroute we were served good snacks. Kids went crazy at the chocolate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My kids are 8 & 6 yrs and they simply loved this trip. It was a complete day trip. The ride was scenic. Enroute we were served good snacks. Kids went crazy at the chocolate factory. The free tasting session is the best. Eat all you can. The prices at the factory outlet are just like the one at city... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The train itself has lots of charm. The cars are beautifully restored. The conductor has lots of personality. Shortly after departure you are served a chocolate croissant and choice of hot drink. The scenery along the route is great. The chocolate factory is most interesting and the chocolate is terrific. You have time to see the castle at Gruyere which... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Train left at 8.30. We were in the 1st class & in a lovely restored Pullman carriage. Soon after leaving we were served tea/coffee and a choc croissant. Spectacular views. Arrived at the choc factory which was good & with lots of choc sampling. We were then bussed up to Gruyeres castle. Enjoyed the film clip about the castle and... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

On a rainy and very cloudy but the last day in Switzerland we had to take this trip for our children who were looking forward to this trip. The ride on the train was beautiful and the rains did not bother us there but then onward the walk and the wait in the rains to the chocolate factory was not... More 

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Mariposa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

By asking the ticket clerk for only round trip tickets to the chocolate factory, you take a scenic ride through the forest, with one, easy, train transfer. Tickets to the factory itself are included in the fare. After the factory, take the train back and disembark in Gruyere. The cheese factory is across the street from the train station, but... More 

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Rochester NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Chocolate Train and tour of the Chateau de Gruyers and the Cailler chocolate factory were a fun day. The scenery along the way was very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The tour guide was great, and everything went smoothly except for the rain! Money and time well spent.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was supposed to be for my 8 yr old son. But apparently even 35 old ppl like me and my wife loved it and so did 61 yr old mom and dad. It has something for everyone. The train is a classic old engine train. Its interiors are done very nicely and princely. You get Hot chocolate and Muffin... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We wanted to just go to Gruyere for the cheese tasting and visit to the castle but it was so difficult to arrange that we chose the chocolate train experience. Very interesting tour of the chocolate factory and lots of tasting available. Tasting at the cheese factory was minimal but the castle was worth seeing. Great to eat lunch here... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just fantastic-hang the expense, you won't be disappointed, especially with the trip to Gruyeres. The train is comfortable, air conditioned and the hostess was very entertaining!

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