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Château de Gruyères / Castle of Gruyères

restaurant   museum  
Overall Rating   Knight / Lady

Country:   SWITZERLAND  
Region:   Fribourg
Town:   Gruyères
Address:   Rue du Château 8
Postal Code:   1663
Phone:   41 26 921 21 02
Fax:   41 26 921 38 02
Reviews:   1

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In the Mountains
Significant Views


This walled city and castle are one of the favorite tourist attractions of the Canton of Fribourg, just south of the Canton of Bern in central Switzerland. Unfortunately, you cannot eat or overnight in the castle proper. The walled city does offer several hotels and restaurants within the wall, one or two of which are worth a visit (most, unfortunately, are owned by commercial enterprises and service is generally poor). A family owned Hotel well worth a stay (and to eat) is the Hotel la Fleur de Lys. Visit their webpage at Another family owned hotel restaurant is the Auberge de la Halle--their website is they can also be reached by phone at 026 921 2178. Note that for Science Fiction mavens, you will love the Giger Museem of Fantastic Art and the adjoining bar that looks like something you'd expect from the movie "Alien". "
Overall Rating   Knight / Lady
Museum   Prince / Princess
Authenticity   Good
Thursday 5 of December 2013
Submitted by J. Moetteli    [j_moetteli]   

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