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June 20, 2017

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The French-speaking region of the Swiss Alps produces some of the most delicious and distinctive food of Europe. Neighboring France has influenced their cuisine, but every dish has unmistakable Swiss flavors, ingredients, and personality. Embark with Alpenwild on an exclusive tour with stays at the Hôtel de Gruyères in the Swiss Alps and the Hotel Victoria Glion on Lake Geneva.

The six-night trip, scheduled for September 3 to 9, will include dinner at a Michelin-starred restaurant, bread-baking classes using a wood-fired oven, a visit to an artisanal chocolatier, and a tour of a terraced vineyard in Lavaux. From $2,295 per person using code TL2017.

The tour includes:

*Bake hearty artisan bread using ancient methods and a rustic wood-fire oven recovered from an old monastery

*Work side-by-side with an artisan chocolatier in his studio near the birthplace of chocolate

*Walk through an ancient terraced vineyard in Lavaux followed by a guided wine tasting

*Enjoy and exquisitely prepared lakeside dinner at a Michelin-starred starred restaurant

*Exclusive truffle hunt for Travel + Leisure readers

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