FONDUE: 5 UNUSUAL LOCATIONS TO ENJOY THE SWISS SPECIALTY
If winter makes you want to huddle around a bubbling pot of fondue guzzling hot cheesy laden bread washed down with a bottle of red, you're in good company.
Infact, head to picture-perfect Switzerland and you'll find the ideal winter wonderland to live out your fondue fantasies. Fondue restaurants aside, there's a whole host of unusual locations to enjoy the Swiss landscape and eccentricities sat around a Swiss fondue.
In a gondola? tuktuk? tent? tram? Take your pick of the addresses below and indulge your fondue desires.
FONDUE IN A IGLOO
What about exchanging that fireplace for winter thermals and cozying up in an igloo to experience that real winter wonderland feeling? You can do just that in the purpose-built fondue igloo.
See the incredible work that went into making the igloo:
Open: 15 December 2017 to 8 April 2018
Berghotel Engstligenalp, 3715 Adelboden, Switzerland
FONDUE IN A TRAM
For those cheese lovers out there who prefer to be more mobile check out the fondue tram:
This 28 seater tram operates from 3 November 2017 through to 28 February 2018 giving fondue lovers a tour of the city while they enjoy the national dish.
The tram departs from Bellevue, Zurich. Switzerland. Check the website for departure details for times and dates.
FONDUE IN THE SKY
Got an appetite for heights? Try the Pop-up Fondue in the Sky, in 3 Swiss ski Resorts this Winter: Verbier, Villars-sur-Ollon (for its 4th édition) and Crans-Montana.
Trockener Steg 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland
FONDUE IN A TUK TUK (FONDUE-ETUKTUK)
Fancy fondue on three wheels? a ninety-minute tuk tuk tour of Zurich as four of you huddle over a fondue and bottle of wine.
Tuk Tuk operates all year round from Monday to Friday. Check the website for further details.
Taxistand Museumstrasse, Hauptbahnhof Museumstrasse 1 8001 Zürich
FONDUE IN A TENT
You can also, of course get your winter fix at the funky cosy winter tent of Frau Gerald’s in Zurich.
Warm yourself by the open log fire as you tuck into fondue and other winter specialities.
Frau Gerolds Garten Geroldstrasse 23/23a 8005 Zürich
If all this talk of fondue has made you hungry and Switzerland seems a stretch too far, why not try rustling up this flan of wild cardoons with Caciocavallo fondue and take traditional fondue up a level.