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.

Where to stay near Gruyères?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 597 holiday rentals near Gruyères. From 43 Houses to 64 Chalets, find unique holiday homes 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Gruyères?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gruyères:

  • Avoriaz: 523 holiday homes
  • Ovronnaz: 134 holiday homes
  • Gstaad: 211 holiday homes
  • Villars-sur-Ollon: 246 holiday homes
  • Saanenmöser: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Gruyères?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Gruyères. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Charmey Gondola: 667 holiday rentals
  • GRUYERES (Station): 685 holiday rentals
  • Château de Gruyères: 778 holiday rentals
  • Castle of Gruyeres: 713 holiday rentals
  • Musée HR Giger: 777 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gruyères listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gruyères?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 43 Houses in Gruyères. Our other popular types of Gruyères holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 64 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 465 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gruyères?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 45 holiday homes with pool available in Gruyères. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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