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Address: Montreux, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 21 989 81 90

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Beautiful scenery, charming town, interesting tour

We had a wonderful day taking the Chocolate Train from Montreux to Gruyeres and Broc. The tour starts with a vintage train serving a chocolate croissant and your choice of coffee... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day taking the Chocolate Train from Montreux to Gruyeres and Broc. The tour starts with a vintage train serving a chocolate croissant and your choice of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The train then takes switchbacks up the mountains from Lake Geneva, with gorgeous views of the lake. It then continues through beautiful Alpine scenery to... More 

Thank Lin0515
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I've been to the famous chocolate factory in England and yes, you do get some free samples. Go on the Chocolate Train in Switzerland. It starts off on a single track and you gradually climb up the mountain, Through the tunnels (these are through the mountains), just like a lovely scenic railway. The views are amazing it comes complete with... More 

2 Thank Janice H
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The 1hour train journey zigzagging through the mountains was awesome, views were stunning. Clear views of lake Geneva and mountains, churches, Swiss chalets, cows and lush green grass for ever! We were fortunate to have a clear day, blue skies and it was sunny and hot. The train is comfortable and was the hi-light of the day. Nestle factory was... More 

Thank Jane S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I cleared one day of my honeymoon itinerary just for this and must say that I wasn't disappointed at all. Must do for all chocolate and cheese lovers.

Thank Raahi_Forever
Romford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Travelling from Montreaux, you get your 1st taste of chocolate on the train, chocolate croissant and a drink. The 1st stop is at Gruyere for a visit to a cheese factory then on to Gruyere village, the village is very old, hilly and full of cobbles! After time in Gruyere you take a bus to Broc and the Callier/Nestle chocolate... More 

Thank Jacqui1968
Macedon Ranges, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The train ride is nice but we had already done sections of it when we came into Montreux. The cheese factory visit is a waste of time, and the chocolate factory visit isnt great either. Gruyere is great so save some money and just do that on your own.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Thoroughly impressed with the ability of the tour guides' abilities to manage so many participants across multiple train stops and multiple bus transfers and do so while still being pleasant. The stops themselves were interesting (Cheese factory, historic village, and chocolate factory) and the train itself was comfortable and old-timey in a fun way. A great way to go on... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our sunny and warm beautiful day on the Chocolate train, but in some ways we were lucky. The ride is beautiful, stunning views, and the three stops and tour leader were all great. Like some other commenters, we would have preferred more time in the lovely town of Gruyere and less in the Cailler chocolate factory which... More 

3 Thank HandAM2
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We took the chocolate train, a small and comfortable train from Montreaux which took us to the cheese factory, Gruyere village and Cailler chocolate factory. The experience was good and the day well spent. We were served croissants and tea/coffee/hot chocolate on the train on the way to cheese factory. Gruyere village has a beautiful castle, much better on the... More 

1 Thank Purnima U
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

First of all there's really nothing wrong with this tour. It's a beautiful train ride through some great scenery. The stop at Gruyere is mildly interesting, but it was really crowded. At the time we were there, the only "excitement" was the continuous mechanical stirring of the vats. Had three little sample cheeses. After the cheese tour you take a... More 

1 Thank Christine Z

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