Welcome to Gruyères, city of the counts of Gruyère in bygone days; today, a kingdom awaiting discovery that invites guests to stroll and to try out some fine foods. This is an architectural gem that is worth seeing.
At the foot of the Pre-Alps, you will be enchanted by the charm and picturesque architecture of the medieval town of Gruyères
The town has given its name to the area and to its delicious cheese. Come and explore a little town that's been unaffected by the passage of time, built in a superb setting. Discover Gruyères, the most beautiful village in western Switzerland in 2014!
To make sure you won’t miss anything when you visit the town, you can download the small guided visit and the city map of Gruyères under "Download files".
Guided tours for groups
The Gruyères Castle offers, on reservation, guided tour of the town and/ or the castle.
Languages: French, German, English, Italian, Spanish and Russian.
For the reservation, please call directly the Gruyères Castle.
Parking fees are charged at the entrance of the town of Gruyères by the local police during the week-ends and every day in july and august.
CHF 5.- per car
CHF 10.- per minibus
CHF 20.- per coach
(Parkings are free in the evening and during the night)