Gruyères

10 Wonderful Things to do in Gruyères, Switzerland

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Located in the idyllic, rolling hills of French-speaking Switzerland sits Gruyères, a picture-perfect medieval town. Cheese, chocolate, and beautiful cobblestoned streets attract visitors all year round. With one day in Gruyères, you have enough time to visit the town and add on another nearby destination, whether it is a chocolate factory, a scenic funicular ride, or a stunning hike. Here …

How to Hike Gastlosen Loop

Hiking the Gastlosen Tour in Switzerland

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The Gastlosen is a chain of limestone mountains that look very similar to the Dolomites of Italy. For 11 km, the trail loops around these magnificent, jagged mountains and you are treated to sweeping views of Switzerland. This is a gorgeous hike. A chair lift lops off the first big climb (and the final descent), so it is manageable for …