Destination guide

Travel to cosy Gruyeres

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Gruyeres. This welcoming city is known for its mountain views, cheese shops and coffee shops. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Gruyeres

Fly into Sion (SIR), the closest airport, located 28 mi (45.1 km) from the city centre. 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 travelling by train, the main station is Gruyeres Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Gruyères?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 648 holiday rentals around Gruyères. From 44 Houses to 72 Chalets, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Gruyères is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Moléson: 117 holiday rentals
  • Charmey Gondola: 710 holiday rentals
  • Neirivue: 158 holiday rentals
  • GRUYERES (Station): 742 holiday rentals
  • Château de Gruyères: 853 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Gruyères! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Lausanne: 53 holiday homes
  • Bern: 36 holiday homes
  • Boltigen: 590 holiday homes
  • Montreux: 287 holiday homes
  • Morzine: 3,633 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Charmey Gondola: 710 holiday rentals
  • GRUYERES (Station): 742 holiday rentals
  • Château de Gruyères: 853 holiday rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 768 holiday rentals
  • Musée HR Giger: 852 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gruyères listed on Stayz 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 homes.

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