Gruyeres Tourism

Visit Gruyeres - Best of Gruyeres

Situated at the foothills of the Pre-Alps, Gruyeres in Switzerland is a picturesque medieval town. Cobbled streets, ancient houses and an architecturally marvellous castle overlooking it- the town seems like it has been unaffected by the sands of time. The town has been named after the municipality of Gruyeres and the famous Gruyeres cheese. An enchanting little place, your trip to Gruyeres will have you visiting a cheese factory, a chocolate factory, an ‘Alien’ museum and a mountain top offering stunning views of the Switzerland. Haven’t you planned your Gruyeres itinerary yet? Here’s all the information you will require- from where to stay to what to see and to when to visit. 

Gruyeres Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Gruyeres tips for your visit

  • Don't forget to plan your itinerary well in advance.
  • During peak season, book your hotels in advance as there is a tourist rush.
  • Please maintain the cleanliness of the place. Do not litter.
  • Do buy the famous Gruyeres cheese. If you don’t, you will regret it later.
  • You have to eat fondue at the restaurants and cafes of Gruyeres.
  • Invest in sturdy shoes and explore the town on foot.
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Facts and Stats for Gruyeres*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gruyeres

    Know the pollution level of Gruyeres before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
  • Gruyeres: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gruyeres for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gruyeres.

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Living in Gruyeres - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 127.81 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.1 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gruyeres

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gruyeres

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.5 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 75.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 127.19 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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