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Swiss Chocolate Train

Montreux, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 13 Attractions in Montreux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks

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Mariposa, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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Sun City West, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
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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124 reviews 124 reviews
94 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
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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Houston, Texas
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323 reviews 323 reviews
277 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

we saw this golden train on our way to the Broc Fabrique chocolate factory. We however took the regular train and had a lovely experience despite not taking this pricey trip by this train

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Bath area
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Croissants and chocolate on board this trip. Toured the chocolate factory which was very informative as was the Guyere factory and castle. Would highly recommend

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Wilmington NC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Vintage train cars are quaint, but would not have enjoyed it during heat of summer as there is no air conditioning. They serve chocolate croissants, coffee or hot chocolate along the way. The cheese factory at Gruyere was, well, cheesy, but the town itself is a nice place to enjoy lunch and explore small shops. Views are exceptional. The chocolate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had problems booking a reservation online, and ultimately decided to visit the chocolate & cheese factories on our own - we had a great time on our own schedule and saved a bundle (with SwissPass). All the train rides & both factory tours were covered with the Pass. We reversed the Chocolate Train order and went straight to Broc... More 

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