Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Gruyères Castle

Gruyères Castle

For close to 800 years, the historic castle of Gruyères and its medieval town have shaped the region and attracted visitors. Every year, thousands of visitors rediscover the noise that shoes make in this traffic-free town. Inside the fortified castle, you'll find the treasures once owned by the former Counts of Gruyères. There is also the H.R. Giger Museum, dedicated to the creator of Alien. In the village of Pringy, you will find as well the show dairy La Maison du Gruyère. Why not try the local speciality: meringues covered with Gruyère double cream?

Open Daily from 10am to 5pm.

At the highest point in the medieval town of Gruyères lies the majestic Castle of Gruyères. Amidst a glorious panorama, a visit to this castle provides a fascinating insight into 800 years of history, art and legends.

The Castle of Gruyères has stood proudly atop a verdant hill at the foothills of the impressive Fribourg Pre-Alps since the 13th century. Today, the medieval fortress houses prestigious collections that bear witness to its long and eventful history. Visitors to the castle can embark on a journey through the ages and discover its many amazing treasures.

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