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 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.

Where to stay around Gruyères?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 641 vacation rentals near Gruyères. From 42 Houses to 72 Chalets, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Gruyères for a holiday or a weekend are 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: 114 vacation rentals
  • Charmey Gondola: 717 vacation rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 757 vacation rentals
  • Gruyeres Station: 735 vacation rentals
  • Neirivue: 157 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 traveling 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:

  • Bern: 36 rentals
  • Lausanne: 51 rentals
  • Montreux: 286 rentals
  • Morzine: 3,392 rentals
  • Crans-Montana: 1,843 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 holidays in Gruyères?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals 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:

  • Charmey Gondola: 717 rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 757 rentals
  • Gruyeres Station: 735 rentals
  • Château de Gruyères: 842 rentals
  • 1476 Battle Monument: 95 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.

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