"GRUYERES" Top 5 Page for this destination Gruyères by balhannah
Gruyères Travel Guide: 78 reviews and 358 photos
Gruyeres, located 64 kms from Bern, is a delightful medieval town with cobblestone streets, a Castle, Restaurants, shops and museums.
At the steeper end of the main street stands Gruyeres Castle.
Located around the town, you will see Cranes, [features of the Bird], this is the crest of Gruyeres.
CHEESE..... if you are interesting in discovering Swiss cheese, you will definately come across this here, and at many other places if you follow the "swiss cheese route"
Guyeres is a step back in time, a little touristy, but I still loved it!
The views are a must see, simply BREATHTAKING!
I'm glad we saw it on one of the quieter days!
After reading this page, if you wish to follow my journey through Switzerland, please click on the town link below.
- Pros:Interesting Town & Castle
- Cons:Gets a lot of Tourist coaches
- In a nutshell:Beaut old town with fantastic scenic views
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