Le Gruyère AOP cheese is produced in ample quantities. 29'000 tons of the hard cheese are made annually. It bears the registered trademark AOP (indicating its origin). There is a modern show dairy that produces Le Gruyère AOP cheese, the "La Maison du Gruyère".
Situated right on the lake, this design hotel was furnished by Carlo Rampazzi with luxurious Mediterranean charm. Surrounded by a park with a private beach and jetty, 2010 there was the grand opening of its wellness centre "Eden Roc Spa". With 16, 15, and 14 Gault Millau points respectively, the 3 restaurants provide soaring culinary experiences. Ascona's picturesque piazza is just a few minutes away on foot.
Whoever loves cheese is in the right place. Visitors can produce their own cheese in the show dairy Tschugga in Parpan, or they can observe the production of the cheese.