Saint Valentine's Fondue Train

TPF's Vintage Train will take you on a romantic journey all the way to Montbovon, in the heart of the Gruyère region. Start your journey by making your very own chocolate treat at the Maison Cailler chocolate factory (optional activity). Next, board the Vintage Train at Bulle and watch the picture-postcard landscape go by while sipping an aperitif with your Valentine. Upon arrival in Montbovon, enjoy a traditional Swiss fondue before tucking into the Gruyère region's famous dessert of meringue and double cream.
Call to make a reservation
0900 320 320
(CHF 1.00/min.)



CHF 250.- with activity at the Maison Cailler
CHF 150.- without activity at the Maison Cailler 

Included: train journey to Broc and Cailler activity, if option 1 chosen; journey from Bulle to Montbovon and back, aperitif and glass of Champagne, fondue, meringue and double cream dessert, and special Valentine's gift. Not included: drinks.

On the day of your excursion your ticket will cover all public transport within the Canton of Fribourg and the Broye vaudoise right up to the limits of the Frimobil zone


(Bookings may be made up to two days before the date of travel)

  • Online
  • By telephone on 0900 320 320 (CHF 1.00/min)
  • At the ticket offices at Fribourg, Bulle, Estavayer-le-Lac, Romont, Palézieux or Châtel-St-Denis



Option 1
Departure from Bulle at 16:45 for workshop at Maison Cailler in Broc
Return to Bulle at 18:34
Departure for Montbovon at 19:20 and return scheduled for 22:12

Option 2
Departure from Bulle at 19:20 (without activity at Maison Cailler)
Return scheduled for 22:12


Booking Conditions

  • Tickets must be purchased by the day of the excursion; they will be checked by the hostess on the train. 
  • If you have booked and paid within five days of the excursion, bring a copy of your receipt with you. 
  • Cancellation and refund: if cancelled five or more days before the excursion, tickets will be fully refunded (a refund fee of CHF 5.00 per ticket will be charged). No refunds can be made for cancellations within five days of the excursion. 
  • To cancel your reservation telephone +41 26 913 05 12 or e-mail train-retro(at)
  • When making their reservation, passengers may choose cold meat instead of fondue (charcuterie, rolled ham, salami, prosciutto, dried meat and carrot salad).