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Travel to cozy Gruyeres

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Gruyeres. This welcoming city is known for its mountain views, cheese shops and coffeehouses. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Gruyeres

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Gruyeres has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charmey Gondola (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Chateau d'Oex Ski Resort (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Chateau-d'Oex-Praz-Perron Cable Car (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Rougemont Ski Resort (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Marmot's Paradise (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Relleri Ski Resort (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gruyeres

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Gruyeres is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gastlosen (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Hohi Wispile (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Botanical Garden (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Jo Siffert Fountain (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Glacier 3000 (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gruyeres

Fly into Sion (SIR), the closest airport, located 28 mi (45.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bern (BRN-Belp), which is 31.6 mi (50.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Gruyeres Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gruyères?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 649 house rentals around Gruyères. From 46 Houses to 71 Chalets, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Gruyères is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gruyères?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gruyères. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Moléson: 115 vacation rentals
  • Musée HR Giger: 918 vacation rentals
  • Neirivue: 160 vacation rentals
  • Gruyeres Station: 742 vacation rentals
  • Charmey Gondola: 780 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Gruyères! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gruyères?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gruyères:

  • Lausanne: 50 rentals
  • Morzine: 3,497 rentals
  • Châtel: 2,789 rentals
  • Montreux: 206 rentals
  • Bern: 34 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Gruyères?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Gruyères. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Musée HR Giger: 918 vacation homes
  • Gruyeres Station: 742 vacation homes
  • Charmey Gondola: 780 vacation homes
  • Château de Gruyères: 921 vacation homes
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 785 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Gruyères listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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