Destination guide

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 highlights

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)

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.

Where to stay around Gruyères?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 687 holiday lettings near Gruyères. From 69 Chalets to 550 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gruyères is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Gruyères?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gruyères. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Albeuve: 163 holiday homes
  • Neirivue: 151 holiday homes
  • Enney: 115 holiday homes
  • La Tour-de-Trême: 74 holiday homes
  • Moléson: 105 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gruyères! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Gruyères?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Gruyères with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Montriond: 3,059 holiday lettings
  • Morzine: 3,466 holiday lettings
  • Les Gets: 3,332 holiday lettings
  • La Côte-d'Arbroz: 2,724 holiday lettings
  • Nendaz: 2,362 holiday lettings

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Gruyères? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Gruyères. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gruyeres Station: 794 holiday rentals
  • Charmey Gondola: 775 holiday rentals
  • Bulle Station: 696 holiday rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 834 holiday rentals
  • Musée HR Giger: 913 holiday rentals

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

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