Rest & Enjoy (July 9)

Day Trip to La Gruyere

Enjoy a day of the true Swiss style : train, chocolate, cheese and breathtaking Alp landscapes.


  • train to La Gruyère, through Lavaux
  • visit of the chocolate factory Cailler
  • hike to the Gruyère Castle
  • cheese fondue dinner


  • 8:30am : Meet at Geneva train station
  • 11:00am : Arrival at La Gruyère
  • until 12:30pm : Visit of Cailler chocolate factory
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm : Lunch
  • 1:30pm – 4:30pm : Easy hike to Gruyere Caste and return
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm : Free time
  • 6:00pm – 7pm : Original “moitié-moitié” cheese fondue dinner
  • 7pm – 9pm : Return trip to Geneva


  • Sébastien Gillard, Doctoral student at the UNIGE and ETH Zurich. Sébastien is a native of La Gruyère.


  • on your own, approx. budget (incl. a train return ticket from Geneva): 150 CHF