Many of Fribourg’s most interesting sights can be found close to Gruyeres, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fascinating Castle of Gruyères and the remarkable Chateau d'Oex Ski Resort. If you have time, don’t miss Marmot's Paradise and the Relleri Ski Resort.
To really get a feel for Fribourg, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Visit some of the noteworthy exhibit spaces and museums including the Museum of Natural History and the Musee du Vieux Montreux in Montreux.
Get your body moving in the great outdoors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Immerse yourself in nature and spend some quality time outdoors at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Botanical Garden.
Fribourg has a number of unique places to see including the Freddie Mercury Statue in Montreux, the Place du Marche and the St. Nicolas Cathedral. For those who enjoy history, the area’s bygone days can still be experienced at Castle Chatelard in Montreux.
When the temperatures drops around Fribourg, head to the hills and enjoy the various wintersports at the Gstaad Ski Resort in Saanen, the Leysin Ski Resort in Leysin and the Les Diablerets Ski Resort in Ormont-Dessus.
There are various great activities for child free travellers here, such as the Lavaux Vineyard Terraces in Epesses and the Corniche Lavaux Vineyards in Montreux.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself close to Gruyeres is a breeze. Take your pick from the Hotel Eden Palace Au Lac, Montreux, the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic, Montreux, or the Hotel Helvetie, Montreux.