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La Maison du Gruyere

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place de la Gare 3, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 84 00
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this place. Many cheeses everywhere. The frantic is enormous and the store is nice. The restaurant has very good food and good service.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank camilo12
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

For any cheese lovers a visit here is a must! It took us around 1 hour to go through the audio guided tour and take a peek into the actual factory where the cheese making takes place. There’s also a great playground out back for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank thriftyfamilytravels
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

It is a must to visit this place when you go to Gruyere!! It is here were the famous cheese is made and then sent to all over the world. If you go as a family ask for the family price. It also includes an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TheEternalT0urist
Reviewed October 30, 2018

A small but nicely done-out place where you get a little taster pack of Gruyere with your entry and the audio guides are quite good. It's nice to see the people making the cheese in the factory. Nice to see where the Gruyere is made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jackb39
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The train ride to Gruyeres was great with stunning views and the Cheese house is the first thing you see when you leave the station, had a nice meal there but the tour was totally underwhelming sorry. We travelled independently would not have wanted to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Badgersteve
Reviewed October 14, 2018

it was really beautiful village, nice restaurants and nice cheese shops, go for it without any doubt.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Saeed P
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. Simple and clear. Great informative tour. Impressive. Not expensive in combinaison with chateau. Impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 798yvesm
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Being to Holland to see the cheese making in love, this place don’t really bother with audio guide. Prefer to have a personal guide with live demonstration like I experience in Holland. However the cheese is not too bad that produced here. To be honest,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank agoh69
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The museum is a few pictures and old tools. You don't even get to see cheese made, because they are only making a batch every while. The only nice thing is a row of flower scents to try out oh, and you get some cheese...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank UdiA50
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This is super easy to find, literally across the street from the train station. There is a gift shop, restaurant, and of course the tour. The tour is self-guided with headsets programmed for whatever language you tell them. At various times during the day you’re...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 5, 2017|
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Response from leblanc0155 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's approximately 7 kms away, Maison Cailler is in Broc.
Ruchi G
April 26, 2016|
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Response from KhaledJ76 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We had a car.
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June 19, 2015|
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Response from TwoSmallPotatoes | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The tour is inside the factory and if you do the entire tour to watch everything from pouring in the rennet to emptying the vats to make cheese rounds, it takes about 2 hours. The tour is self guided though with an... More