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 features

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 rentals are available around Gruyères?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 678 holiday lettings around Gruyères. From 44 Houses to 72 Chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Moléson: 117 holiday homes
  • Charmey Gondola: 722 holiday homes
  • Neirivue: 159 holiday homes
  • Gruyeres Station: 749 holiday homes
  • Château de Gruyères: 860 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:

  • Morzine: 3,654 holiday lettings
  • Les Gets: 3,543 holiday lettings
  • Châtel: 2,802 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Jean-d'Aulps: 3,349 holiday lettings
  • Montreux: 300 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:

  • Charmey Gondola: 722 holiday rentals
  • Gruyeres Station: 749 holiday rentals
  • Château de Gruyères: 860 holiday rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 778 holiday rentals
  • Musée HR Giger: 860 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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