From the 5th of December 2020 until the 10th of January 2021, the medieval city of Gruyères will sparkle with a thousand lights! Treat yourself to a visit to Gruyères and discover this architectural jewel in the glow of the Christmas decorations.
Treat yourself to a visit to Gruyères and discover this architectural jewel in the glow of the Christmas decorations.
The city of Gruyères is decked out in its Christmas decorations despite the Christmas Market being cancelled.
From the 5th of December 2020 to the 10th of January 2021, Christmas decorations shine in the heart of the Cité Comtal. The buildings, illuminated by these soft lights, can be admired in the evenings. This magical experience is complemented with a musical Christmas atmosphere.
Reopening of museums and restaurants
Subject to change due to the health situation
From the 10th of December, Gruyères' facilities will reopen their doors. From this date, you can extend your visit by exploring the city's museums and restaurants. Visit the Château de Gruyères and the Maison du Gruyère to immerse yourself in the local heritage. For more original visits, the Tibet Museum and the HR Giger Museum offer interesting alternatives. Complete your day in Gruyère with a fondue. And above all, wait until nightfall while enjoying a mulled wine and discover the Christmas decorations.
Take part in the Treasure Hunt organised by the Tourist Office. This is a free activity that can be done freely with family or friends and respects sanitary regulations. A letterbox for the elves will also delight the little ones.
To find out about all these special activities, visit our special page "Your winter 2020 in Gruyère".
As a reminder, the Christmas Market in Gruyères has been cancelled for 2020.