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Swiss Chocolate Train

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Address: Montreux, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 21 989 81 90
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Organized very well. Convienant to do both chocolate and cheese in 1 day. Kept on time. VERY Beautiful scenic route. Happy and helpful tour guides. It was hot on the train on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Liberty
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 

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Haltom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Organized very well. Convienant to do both chocolate and cheese in 1 day. Kept on time. VERY Beautiful scenic route. Happy and helpful tour guides. It was hot on the train on the return because of sun shining thru windows. A lot of fun

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1 Thank kmH3790IO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The people were very nice on this tour and the train scenery was fabulous. But I think I would have preferred to go to Gruyere and then to the Cailler factory on our own. But I'll admit that I don't really enjoy tours because you are on someone else's timetable. If I had to do it again, I'd take my... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting in Montreux, this train climbs the hills behind the city offering a stunning view over Montreux and lake Geneva. First stop is Gruyeres with a visit in the cheese factory with a guided tour (through headphones) and a cheese sample. Then the journey continues to the town of Gruyeres where you can have lunch and visit Chateau de Gruyeres... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed each part of the trip, but found that the 'chocolate train' is a just a group tour that doesn't add a lot of value and is rather expensive for what it is. They don't give you anything on the train itself besides some cheap coffee and a cheap croissant. The tour also requires you to follow the schedule... More 

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Houston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cheese and chocolate factories were interesting. However, traveling in the Pullman was just OK, mainly because there were some obnoxious kids whose parents pretty much ignored their behavior. We were offered a croissant and coffee (no refills) on the ride up, but any water or drinks on the return were available only for purchase. The tour of the cheese... More 

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Nashville TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the train ride on the Golden Pass Chocolate Train. What the Gruyere factory tour lacked in innovation, the Callier chocolate tour more than compensated!!!! A delightful interactive experience for all ages and plenty of samples to satisfy!!!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most scenic train ride from montreux to callier chocolate factory. One can smell yummy chocolates from the railway platform itself. I would say the rail journey was better than the chocolate factory itself. Very impressive knowledge about chocolates. Was really happy to be there. Only negative - it was very crowded, but then I guess everyone wants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Swiss chocolate train exclusively for my 8 year old son, like all kids his age - he's extremely fond of chocolates and cheese. The train in itself is a classic, regal train, extremely comfortable. We were served chocolate croissants and hot chocolate by the attendants, which was quite enjoyable. Our first stop was the cheese factory where... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had a wonderful day on the cheese and chocolate train. The vintage rail cars were beautiful and very comfortable, and the views on the ride were incredible. We first stopped in Gruyeres, at the cheese factory--a modern building with a small but informative audio tour, samples of the different ages of the cheeses, and views of the cheese-making process... More 

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