Lausanne Chocolatiers from 1830 to the present

In the 19th century, with the Kohler, Fankhauser-Ribet and Vallotton factories, Lausanne played an important role in the development of Swiss chocolate. Today, with its 16 artisan chocolatiers, Lausanne is still at the forefront when it comes to chocolate.

Lausanne Chocolatiers from 1830 to the presentDuring this walking tour in the heart of the city, we will see key places in the rich and surprising history of chocolate in Lausanne. We will talk about the famous chocolate makers who came to train in the Vaud capital and about the people who perfected and passed on their know-how long ago. You will also discover the profile of the today’s artisan chocolatiers in the city of Lausanne.

(possible tasting options)



Toute l'année (selon disponibilités des guides), sauf dimanche et jours fériés.

Days By appointment
Booking Minimun 4 working days before the visit
From Place Centrale (by the old cedar tree)
To Rue du Bugnon
Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Prix Prices
Adults : CHF 75.- 1 - 10 persons,
CHF 5.- per additional person
Children accompanying : Free
Schoolchildren up to the age 16 in Swiss schools : Free
Children in other schools and those in higher education : CHF 50.-
Foreign groups :

Booking 2 weeks ahead
Advanced payment.

Maximum 20 persons per guide
Book Book

TL lines :
- Stops Lausanne-Flon, Saint-François, Lausanne Bel-Air
Métro M2 :
- Stop Lausanne-Flon.


Phone +41-21-320 12 62, Monday-Friday, 8:30-12:00