At Maison Cailler, La Chocolaterie Suisse, you can discover the chocolate-making process
chocolate and the aromas it releases.
Located in its birthplace, close to the mountain pastures at the foot of the Château de Gruyères, La Maison du Gruyère invites you to discover the king of cheeses, Gruyère PDO. Whether you're with the family, a group or even on your own, La Maison du Gruyère offers you a natural getaway to discover all the secrets of cheese-making.
Situated at an altitude of 900 m in Charmey, surrounded by an exceptional panorama, Les Bains de la Gruyère offer a splendid view of the Gruyère mountains.
A must for discovering the art, history and traditions of the Gruyère region, the Musée gruérien offers a visit rich in surprises and emotions. Modern and interactive, the permanent exhibition covers 1,000 m2. Original objects, audiovisual aids, models and reconstructions immerse visitors in the authentic Gruyère region. Between town and country, cattle rearing and early industry, daily life and local culture, discover all the secrets of the birthplace of the famous Gruyère cheese.
The Château de Gruyères is a historic landmark not to be missed. A true emblem of the region, it offers visitors of all ages an incredible journey through eight centuries of art, history and legends.
Château Saint-Germain, in the heart of medieval Gruyères, is home to one of the world's strangest museums. The exhibition, devoted to the works of Swiss artist Hans Ruedi Giger (b. 1940), plunges visitors into a surprising and disturbing world of science fiction. A large room houses the artist's private collection.
Known for his futuristic creatures, the Graubünden artist and illustrator became famous for his contribution to the film "Alien", for which he created the monster and which won him an Oscar in Hollywood in 1980.
The Fribourg region offers endless scope for spring hikes. From Charmey to Les Paccots, via Le Moléson and La Berra, walkers will be in for a treat. From mid-May, the ski lifts take you to the start of the hikes.
Winter in Gruyère means a breath of fresh air! The winter resorts of Charmey, Moléson, Jaun, La Berra and La Chia each offer a multitude of activities. An impressive network of ski et snowboard, ski de fond, ski de randonnée, raquettes à neige and luge, patinoires and randonnées hivernales.