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 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 651 holiday lettings near Gruyères. From 45 Houses to 72 Chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gruyères for a long holiday or a weekend break 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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Neirivue: 157 holiday homes
  • Moléson: 114 holiday homes
  • Gruyeres Station: 738 holiday homes
  • Charmey Gondola: 717 holiday homes
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 762 holiday homes

HomeAway 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:

  • Vacheresse: 2,385 holiday lettings
  • Lenk: 1,406 holiday lettings
  • Adelboden: 839 holiday lettings
  • Nendaz: 2,564 holiday lettings
  • Crans-Montana: 1,855 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?

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

  • Gruyeres Station: 738 holiday rentals
  • Charmey Gondola: 717 holiday rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 762 holiday rentals
  • Super Morzine Ski Lift: 4,941 holiday rentals
  • Seraussaix Ski Lift: 4,716 holiday rentals

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 of holiday accommodations.

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