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Gruyeres Castle, Gruyeres

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Set the clock back a few centuries with a visit to Gruyeres Castle, situated in the verdant countryside against the backdrop of western Switzerland's majestic mountains. Constructed in the 13th century, the castle served as home to a long succession of local counts, who controlled this region from the 11th to the 16th centuries. Converted into a museum in 1938, the turreted castle houses a large collection of tapestries, paintings, and period furniture, allowing visitors to discover eight centuries of the region's artistic and cultural heritage. Watch the short multimedia film about the history of the castle and explore the footpaths winding their way around the property. Purchase tickets upon entrance; consider a combined ticket that gets you access to one of the nearby museums. Guided visits of the castle are available at an extra cost. Plan to see Gruyeres Castle and other attractions that appeal to you using our Gruyeres route builder website.
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  • Very nice Gruyère medieval city nice to visit nice walk through to the narrow streets where Resturants and souvenirs shop are and then the castle peacefully breathtaking views simply perfect 
    Very nice Gruyère medieval city nice to visit nice walk through to the narrow streets where Resturants and souvenirs shop are and then the castle peacefully breathtaking views simply perfect  more »
  • Wonderful. Bought the adult ticket. There's parking, a castle village with shops and restaurants, and the museum. See my full review at... 
    Wonderful. Bought the adult ticket. There's parking, a castle village with shops and restaurants, and the museum. See my full review at...  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful castles I had ever seen! The spectacular view of the snow mountain gives you inner peace! Enjoy!
  • Very easy to get there by public transport. The staff at the counter is very helpful and kind.There are several museums such as the Tibetan Museum. Toilets, a souvenir shop and a restaurant are also available. Ample car parking is also available.

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