GRUYERES TOURS

In Pre-Alps around thirty km from Fribourg, come to discover this small medieval village perched on a rocky spur, which dominates the “Sarine Valley”. We will assist you regarding your desires in the village alley to the castle for an historic guided visit, a making of cheeses festival, discover the fabulous panorama from the Moleson summit !

” GRUYERES WALK THROUGH THE CENTURIES” TOUR

 

Tour description

You want to discover and deepen the history of the picturesque village of Gruyères? Swiss Private Tours offers you a tour accompanied by a guide of Gruyères in the language of your choice, a medieval journey out of time with many surprises, you will discover this delightful setting of this city: your guide will tell you the history of the village and will take you on the ramparts, the medieval village and its anecdotes, you will visit the 13th century castle and its imposing architecture, its historical collection, its temporary exhibitions. At the end of your visit you can also linger in one of the many inns to taste the speciality of the country “the fondue”.

Highlights:

  • Gruyeres Mediaval village
  • Guided visit of Gruyeres and his castle.
  • Cheese factory

 

Duration: 5h30 hours

Departure time: 9h00

 

Included :

  • Mercedes Viano car and professional driver, parking, highway tolls, insurance, car fuel
  • Transfer to Gruyeres, waiting time tour assistance
  • Cheese factory, Gruyeres castle tickets.
  • Gruyéres Castle private guide during 1:30 h

 

Not included: Lunch in Gruyeres, chocolate factory option (+1h)

Price: Please e-mail us for prices

PANORAMA OF LA GRUYERES

 

Tour Description

During this excursion, Swiss Private will take you to a verdant landscape in an old 17th century chalet to discover the secrets of cheese making. We will continue our tour with the funicular and cable car to reach the summit of Moleson which culminates in 2002 meters. You will be able to contemplate all the French-speaking Switzerland, the Gruyerian country, Lake Geneva, the high peaks of Oberland Bernois, the Jura Mountains. You will also have free time to visit the charming little village of Gruyeres.

 

Highlights:

  • Chalet Cheese maker visit
  • Cheese tasting
  • Funicular and cable car
  • Moleson Panorama
  • Free time in Gruyeres medieval village

 

Duration: 5h30 hours

Departure time: 9h00

 

Included :

  • Mercedes Viano car and professional driver
  • Parking, highway tolls, insurance, car fuel
  • Transfer to Gruyeres area, waiting time, tour assistance
  • Cheese maker entrance fee,
  • Cheese tasting (various alpine cheeses, with bread and glass of wine)
  • Cable car and funicular tickets.

 

Not included: Lunch in Gruyeres.

Price: Please e-mail us for prices

 

 

Note: We can propose you this tour only from June to October due to Moleson cable car opening and cheese maker activities

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GRUYERES AND PAYS D’EN HAUT LANDSCAPES TOUR

 

Tour Description

During this day with Swiss Private Tours you will discover the harmonious landscape of the Gruyères Fribourgeoise, the green and leafy landscapes of the Pays-d’aut, its farms and black-and-white spotted cows which provide milk for the manufacture of cheese.

We will make a first stop in the small medieval village of Gruyères for a free visit (1h), we will continue our route (30mn) through these landscapes of postcard for the Pays d’en Haut region. A stop in the village of Château d’Oex for a visit with a local guide (Option). You will discover the secular architecture of many chalets, the church of Rougemont or Rossinière, Chalet Balthus.

You will also be able to visit the “Espace Ballon”, a playful, historical museum, invention of technology, on the universe of balloonists.

During your lunch break, you can enjoy “La Fondue” at a cheese maker in a restaurant. We will continue our journey to “L’Etivaz” in order to discover a slideshow on cheese making, and visit refining cellars. Our road will pass by the road pass of Les Mosses before going down into the valley (45mn) or We will end our tour by a break at Château d’Aigle to contemplate this magnificent Castle, then we will return to Montreux around 6:30 pm.

 

Highlights:

  • Scenic road
  • Gruyeres village
  • Guided visit of Chateau d’Oex
  • L’Etivaz cheese Cellar
  • Aigle Castle

 

Duration: 9 hours

 

Included :

  • Mercedes Viano car and professional driver
  • Parking, highway tolls, insurance, car fuel
  • Transfer & routing from Montreux to Gruyères, Château d’Oex, L’Etivaz, Aigle, Montreux.
  • Château d’Oex guided visit.
  • Waiting time tour assistance
  • Cheese factory entrance fee.

 

Not included:

Lunch in Gruyeres.

Espace Ballon Museum

Aigle castle entrance fee.

 

Price: Please e-mail us for prices

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • The driver will wait maximum 45 minutes after the indicate meeting point,
  • Please be on time otherwise In case of “no-show” will be charge fees and miss the tour.
  • Routing may vary according to local conditions.

DURATION TOUR:

  • Time of duration tour is based with a starter from Montreux or Lausanne City, please contact to have more detail from Geneva, Bern or other cities.

USUAL INFORMATION

  • Sometimes in the high Season, it is difficult to park in Gruyeres Area. That is necessary a walk to access to the Medieval village. The itinerary may vary according to the local conditions.