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Switzerland, Savory and Sweet

Writer Gretchen Kelly takes a look at a Cheese, Chocolate and Wine itinerary designed by Bob Preston of Swiss Panache. She finds not only culinary delights, but some stops that will appeal to shoppers and those interested in Swiss craftsmanship as well.
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Gruyères, Switzerland
Could there be a more glorious setting for a cheese's origin? These pastures surrounding a hilltop village (Gruyères) crowned with a castle (the Château de Gruyères), happy Swiss cows grazing with views of the Alps all around,...
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Rue Jules Bellet 7, 1636 Broc, Switzerland
A Nestlé brand since 1929, Maison Cailler chocolate has been made in Switzerland since 1796 when François-Louis Cailler invented the brand (it's the oldest extant Swiss chocolate). Located in the town of Broc, the Maison Cailler Factory Tour has...
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Rue du Rhône, 1204 Genève, Switzerland
With everything from chocolates to cheese, watches to pens, downtown Geneva will delight most shoppers. You're not going to find knockoffs or bargains, instead the stores here sell the perfect, immaculate, Swiss-precise real deals whether watches...
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District 1, Zürich, Switzerland
Zurich's Old Town has one foot firmly in the past and the other very much at the forefront of Swiss culture. Wandering through the pedestrian-only cobbled streets of the Altstadt (which you can do for hours!), you'll find Switzerland's highest...
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Rue des Musées 29, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Over 4,000 timepieces from many different eras are on display at this Disneyland of watches and timepieces. The Musée international d'horlogerie's collection was begun around 1902 and to say it's comprehensive is an understatement. Watch lovers...