"How could I not go to the city of cheese?" Top 5 Page for this destination Gruyères by Dabs
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On our 2nd full day of vacation, we headed first to Fribourg to visit the city and then drove south towards Geneva, passing through Bulle before getting to Gruyeres. After Gruyeres we headed south to Montreux to see the Chateau de Chillon and a brief stop in Montreux before heading to Geneva for the night.
I just couldn't pass up a visit to Gruyeres, after all it is the home to one of my favorite cheeses since traditional cheese fondue usually includes Gruyeres cheese. We stopped first at La Maison du Gruyere (House of Gruyere) in Pringy and then headed to Gruyeres to have lunch and visit the Chateau du Gruyeres.
This was one of my favorite stops on the trip, it combined a really good meal, a charming medieval car free village and even an educational component as I learned a bit about cheese making.
- Pros:Fondue, raclette, double cream and meringue
- In a nutshell:A highlight of Switzerland for the food lover
I think this cat ate way too much cheese, no matter what sounds we made it wouldn't look it and he does look rather well... more travel advice
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