The charming town of Gruyères
Take a step back in time with a visit to the medieval town of Gruyères. It is located at the top of a hill overlooking the Saane valley and the Lake of Gruyère. Walk-in cobbled streets and get charmed with lovely old town buildings as you explore shops and restaurants. However, when you visit this charming little village the first thing you will notice is the Gruyères 13th century castle. One of the most prestigious castles in Switzerland and a Swiss heritage site of national significance. A visit to the majestic Château de Gruyères takes you on an adventure through eight centuries of history.
Up in the castle, the views of the valleys and mountains are outstanding. Witness some of the most beautiful views of cascading hillsides for which Switzerland is famous. Surrounded by the Alps and green pastures, the hillside medieval town of Gruyères is picture-perfect Swiss village straight out of a fairy tale.
Switzerland the Cheese Capital of the World
Switzerland is famous for its cheeses and the little medieval town of Gruyères has a lot to do with Switzerland’s cheese status. There are over 450 varieties of Swiss cheese but Le Gruyère is one of the top-produced cheeses. Le Gruyère cheese is one of the most famous hard cheeses in Switzerland. It is also one of the 10 Swiss cheeses that carry the AOP label (Appellation d’Origine Protégée). This means that the product is entirely made in its region of origin.
Unique Swiss Tour
Plan a visit to Gruyères with our Cheese Panoramic Tour. Gruyères has everything you can ask for in a tourist destination. It is truly the perfect swiss tour. Enjoy a scenic drive with our luxurious panoramic bus.
Book a private Swiss Cheese Tour now from Swiss Panoramic Tours. Explore the charming village of Gruyères, have a taste of traditional Swiss fondue and enjoy the most breathtaking views of region.