Gruyère, Swiss – Eurotrip

9 May

Gruyère, a small medieval picturesque town at the foots of Pre-Alps, known for its famous ‘Gruyère Cheese‘. I arrived at Gruyère after an hour-long journey, a slow train ride along the mountain side with an astounding view of the farms, cliffs, snow and coniferous trees. I have no words to describe the beauty of Switzerland.  Every image gets registered in your mind through the lens of your eye. Your camera cannot do justice to this marvellous natural beauty.


Gruyère Cheese Factory – La Maison Du Gruyère

La Maison du Gruyère, situated right behind Gruyère station is one of the culinary landmark of Switzerland. The ‘Gruyère Cheese’ has its own unique ‘geographical indication‘ and La Maison du Gruyère demonstrates the great ‘cheese-making‘ history of this place.

Inside La Maison Du Gruyère - History of Gruyère Cheese

Traditional methods of Cheese Making

Modern machines for churning Cheese

Cheese kept for setting

Cheese Storage Area

Cheese on display at La Maison du Gruyère

I guess that’s enough Cheese for today!!! Moving on, I took a walk along this beautiful countryside making my way to the 13th century medieval castle situated on the hill-side. The ‘Gruyère Castle’ hosts great restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops and a museum.

Gruyère Castle

Way to the Gruyère Castle

View of the town from Gruyère Castle

Inside the Gruyère Castle

Inside the Gruyère Castle

Inside the Gruyère Castle and more

View of the Alps from Gruyère Castle

View of the Monastery and Cemetery from Gruyère Castle

Say Cheese!!!


7 Responses to “Gruyère, Swiss – Eurotrip”

  1. Annette May 25, 2011 at 5:00 am #

    J’aime vraiment votre article. J’ai essaye de trouver de nombreux en ligne et trouver le v?tre pour être la meilleure de toutes.

    Mon francais n’est pas tres bon, je suis de l’Allemagne.

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  2. Raymond Lee Jewelers May 27, 2011 at 5:10 pm #

    These are BEAUTIFUL photographs.. Wonderful Blog.

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