Gruyère Cheese Factory

Gruyère Cheese Factory, at the bottom of the lovely village of Gruyères, you can discover the secrets of the making of the famous Gruyère cheese.

There is also a restaurant and a shop there, you can buy Gruyère AOP, Vacherin Fribourgeois AOP, fondue, Gruyère cream, butter, local and swiss cheeses, bakery and regional products as well as general sundries, sweets and souvenirs  items.

Le Gruyère AOP is a cheese with a long tradition and its making has been handed down over many generations of cheesemakers both in the alpine and village cheese dairies.

A headset is given to you and the audio information is available in thirteen languages : English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese as well as Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese and Russian. Written translations also available in Albanian, Korean, Dutch, Finnish, Hebrew, Persian, Romanian and Turkish.

Time of the visit : about 30-45 minutes.

Their restaurant can seat 250 people and offers you a choice of typical regional dishes as well as a set menu of the day and a set menus for groups.

For more information regarding the Gruyère Cheese Factory please check their website

While in the area, you can also visit the lovely village of Gruyères, its Castle , Giger Museum or the Cailler chocolate factory