We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Swiss Chocolate Train
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (282)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese factory”(96 reviews)
“broc”(39 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Montreux, Switzerland
+41 21 989 81 90
Reviews (295)
Filter reviews
208 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews chocolate croissant cheese factory broc first stop tasting room gift shop day trip cheese making fondue free samples pain au chocolat short bus audio guide belle epoque cocoa beans own pace for sale
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 208 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our trip began in Montreux on a Belle Époque train with hot chocolate and warm chocolate filled pastries. What’s not to love! It also included a two+ hour stop in the town of Gruyeres . Plenty of time to explore the castle, the town and...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Train trip plus croissant & chocolate then bus to factories comfortable.Disappointed at both places as guides were radios,not what we expected you do not get to see the real making of cheese or chocolate but as usual there was a shop selling the normal touristy...More

9  Thank Vdoo
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This would have been a great day out had we have actually taken the train. We were told that between the cheese museum and the chocolate factory we would be taken by coach because of problems on the train line and that we would get...More

8  Thank DanaP-London
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

So. We were promised a nice train there and a nice train back, and a visit to an authentic cheese and chocolate factory. Instead, we ended up and spending half an hour on the train there. They ran out of coffee and tried to give...More

5  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the majority of the trip. The train was beautiful and a fun journey with the old style. The staff were very efficient and made sure everyone was to time. I haven't done many trips as part of a big group before and found...More

1  Thank writingwaffle
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This can be marked as one of the best days we spent in Switzerland. I had to postpone our entire 18 days schedule just to include The Chocolate Train ride (because we went in June: only running on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday), but I did...More

2  Thank Dulki
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must go.we visited a cheese factory,a castle and the gruyere village thanks to this. The staff was friendly and helpful. This is a must if you are visiting Switzerland .😍😍😍

Thank Malki S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A lovely day begins with a ride on a nostalgic train to the Cheese factory at Gruyere. Your then taken by bus to Gruyere village which is better than it looks in the pictures. You have enough time here to explore this village, the castle...More

3  Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Visited train from montreux. Comfortable Panasonic coaches n beautiful scenary the art of making chocolates is interesting and a great lessson. So is weather

1  Thank yatinAhmedabad
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Well it’s not the train per se but where the train takes us holds the key to this one. The tour took us to a Swiss village , where one could visit The Cheese Factory - this is where one can actually see how cheese...More

4  Thank rai_rajesh
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic
1,280 reviews
.08 km away
Eurotel Riviera Montreux
956 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel Splendid
571 reviews
.21 km away
Hotel Parc et Lac
169 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 136 nearby restaurants
Barrel Oak, The Irish Pub
316 reviews
.13 km away
368 reviews
.21 km away
Restaurant le 45
413 reviews
.09 km away
1820 Urban Lounge & Restaurant
33 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri
753 reviews
.51 km away
GoldenPass Line
764 reviews
.04 km away
Freddie Mercury Memorial
1,582 reviews
.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
2 October 2018|
Response from Dulki | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You have to go to Montreux from Zurich, since the train operates from there. I would suggest, go a day early since Montreux is such a beautiful city. ALso the train starts sharp at 09.05in the morning. You can visit the... More
27 September 2018|
Response from Monica F |
Hi, it says on the net that it runs from May to October. Look into doing it yourself and save slot of money as this tour by train in my opinion is not worth it! I live in montreux and heard too many comments about this being... More