Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory, Switzerland


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Some friends of ours told us of a magical place that has an all-you-can-eat chocolate tasting room. Obviously, we had to go.

Ahhhh, Switzerland! What a place!
The beautiful Saane valley near the town of Gruyères. 
The hilltop castle.
And nestled in this amazing setting is the magical place called Maison Cailler, the home of the Cailler chocolate factory.
The kids playing in the chocolate-themed playground.
#givemeallthechocolate
To fight their image of being a boring "old grannies" chocolate, Cailler invited famous designers to reinvent their brand. One of the happy results is the factory's fun visitors experience.
The Maison Cailler features exhibits about the history of the brand...
...and the history of chocolate. It reminded us of Cadbury World in Birmingham
After the exhibits you get to see how the chocolate is made today.
Then, we arrived in heaven, a.k.a., the tasting room.
All. You. Can. Eat.
The factory also offers fun cooking classes to make delicious, chocolate-based desserts. 
Beautiful day in a beautiful country!
Highlights from Switzerland:
Our family at the Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory, Switzerland on Saturday April 8th 2017.
That concludes our Spring Break 2017 road trip!! Next will be recaps from our trip to Iceland! I can barely keep up! But with only 60 days until we move back to the United States, we are CRAMMING as much as we can in!

5 comments

  1. Wow wow wow ... I would have been in heaven too!!!!!!! And I wanna play on that playground!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. This is definitely my idea of HEAVEN!!

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  3. The first thing we did on this whole trip that the kids were excited for! :)

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  4. That looks so, so fun! We used to go the Hershey's factory in California when I was little and they still had manufacturing there and it was one of my favorite family trips.

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  5. Wow, that looks great. I live in Siwtzerland but I have never been there. Love that you had a great time.

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