Chocolate Flavours Tours Geneva: 3-hour Chocolate Tasting and Old Town Visit


3 hours (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Experience Geneva’s award-winning chocolate creations as well as an Old Town guided visit in a delightful 3-hour walking tour. Our guests enjoyed this sweet discovery so much that we are TripAdvisor's Geneva no 1 rated Tour, Winner of the Tripadvisor Best of the Best Award for 2020 (award offered to 4700 attractions and hotels out of 8, 700, 000 listed worldwide), Number 1 Food Tour in Switzerland, Winner of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019.

During the tour your passionate guide will share with you the secrets of chocolate: from the origins to the manufacturing, the history of Swiss chocolate as well as anecdotes and stories about Geneva.

You will taste 12 of the best Geneva and Swiss chocolate creations in 6 different stops.

You will also enjoy a guided visit of the picturesque Old Town, learn about its history, explore the Lower Streets (les rues Basses), Left Bank (Rive Gauche) and the Right Bank (Rive Droite) and enjoy a boat ride from one bank to the other.

Inclusions

  • Chocolates all shapes and forms
  • Expert tour guide
  • Story telling and anecdotes
  • Visiting Geneva's landmarks as well as less known sites.
  • Short boat ride
  • Guarantee skip the lines
  • Individual hand sanitizer
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Local Flavours Tours, Geneva Switzerland

Visit 5 Chocolateries and Patisseries and one surprise stop. Enjoy 12 tastings of different chocolate products. Learn the secrets of more than 2000 years of “food of the gods” history and experience Geneva’s rich chocolate history and why it is home to some of the best chocolate. Also visit less well know sites of Geneva.
• Tasting the chocolate cakes of the Swiss Gold medal-winner
• Chocolaterie where W. Churchill, Grace Kelly, JF Kennedy and Charles de Gaulle purchased
• Join the most important Geneva tradition - Breaking the “Marmite” (cauldron).
• A boat ride from left bank to right bank
• Taste several award-winning chocolate creations
• Guided walk through the old town

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Jet d'Eau, quai Gustave-Ador Jetee des Eaux-Vives, Geneva 1207 Switzerland

We will get to know all the hidden Jet d'Eau secrets and stories and we will get closer to it from the lake Geneva

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lake Geneva, Geneva Switzerland

We will walk around the shores of Lake Geneva both on Left Bank and the Right Bank. We will have a fun boat ride crossing it from one side to the other. You will also learn many stories and anecdotes that not even locals know about

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, Cour St-Pierre, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Maison Tavel, rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre 6, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Stop At: Place Bourg du Four, Intersection of rue Verdaine rue des Chaudronniers, rue Etienne-Dumont, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Molard Tower, place du Molard 2, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Rue du Rhone, Geneva Switzerland

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Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Brunswick Monument, Jardin des Alpes Quai du Mont-Blanc, Geneva 1200 Switzerland

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Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: L'ancien arsenal, Rue de l'Hotel-de-Ville, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Musee international de la Reforme (MIR), Rue du Cloitre 4, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Stop At: La statue de Sissi Geneve, Quai du Mont-Blanc 10, Geneva 1201 Switzerland

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Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Batiment des Forces Motrices, place des Volontaires 2, Geneva 1204 Switzerland

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Stop At: Quartier des Eaux-Vives, Geneva Switzerland

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Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Hotel de Ville, Geneva Switzerland

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Stop At: Place de la Madeleine, Geneva Switzerland

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Duration: 20 minutes

Meeting point

Quai des Bergues 23, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear flat shoes that are comfortable for walking
  • Aim to arrive 15 minutes early, so the tour can start on time
  • It is recommended to have a light savory meal (breakfast /lunch) prior to the tour
  • Unfortunately, there is no guarantee for substitutions for all dietary restrictions such as gluten-free and other food allergies. You’re welcome to join the tour, but you may miss out on a number of tastings. If you leave a note in your online ticket purchase, alternate tastings will be arranged wherever possible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Local Flavours Tours reserves the right to cancel the tour at any time. In this situation the price for the tickets purchased will be reimbursed.
  • For full Terms & Conditions please visit
  • Please bring a bottle of water
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No health restrictions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • YOUR HEALTH AND SAFETY ARE OUR PRIORITY -Owner of Clean & Safe Label -the Swiss Label for a safe travel -Covid-19 Protection Plan developed according to the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health -Compulsory to wear a mask in shops, on the short boat ride & when not possible to keep your distance.

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
vasudevans2022
June 2022

Margux was full of enthusiasm and provided historical context in addition to making the tour enjoyable Excellent tour guide

189violet
June 2022

Margot was very knowledgeable about Genevan and chocolate history. She was a great story teller and of course the chocolate was delicious! I went back to three of the shops to buy more.

kburk1995
June 2022

This was a fabulous tour! We loved having the opportunity to combine the chocolate tasting alongside a tour of Geneva. It was the perfect activity to get acquainted with the city early on in our visit. There was ample chocolate to sample, and Margot was a fantastic guide. Incredibly kind, very mi...

leel257
June 2022

Margaux, our guide was excellent, she was not only knowledgeable about chocolates but was also very knowledgeable about the history of Geneva. My three girls aged 8, 10, 15 and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves listening to all her stories. She was attentive to all our needs and did not rush us. We ...

Cpozotrigo
June 2022

Hands down best tour in Geneva. Margo was an amazing guide. She was very informative on the history of chocolate in Switzerland while also passionate and tons of fun. This is more than just a tour about eating chocolate, you’re getting a full history lesson on cacao and old Geneva.

morganhK8650FS
June 2022

The tour was an excellent way to learn about Geneva while eating some delicious chocolate. Our guide Margot was excellent, very knowledgeable and energetic

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