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Amenities La Gruyère

last updated: January 31, 2013

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 900 m
Inhabitants - total: 40000
City  X 
By a lake  X 
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Car-free resort (entire resort)  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by cable car  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 40
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 1294
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 448
Group lodging - total beds: 2698
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Finnish runway / ash trail  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 2000
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Passeport la Gruyère ! 2 Übernachtungen im Hotel mit Greyerzer-Frühstück, 1 Fondue Abend, 1 Willkommens-drink, 1 Rabatt-Karte... ab CHF 119.-
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 700 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2000 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 4
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2000 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 0
Funiculars in summer - total: 1
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Gondolas in summer - total: 1
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Public boat line in summer  X 
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 1000 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 30 km
Mountainbike slopes 350 km marked
Obstacle course for bikes  X 
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Local summer ski slopes 0 km marked and prepared
Cross-country skiing slope in summer 0 km
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Roller and Skating slopes 0 km marked
Devalkart slope 700 m length
Trottinherbe slope 700 m length
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Kayak, canyoning, hydrospeed, tyrolienne, acro-branche...
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Réserve du Vanil Noir, Projet du parc naturel régional Gruyère-Pays-d'Enhaut, le Moléson, les gorges de la Jogne
Cultural sights: Ville médiévale de Gruyères, le musée gruérien, le château de Gruyères, HR Giger Musueum, le Musée de Charmey, le Cantorama, le village de Grandvillard, l'île d'Ogoz
Technical sights: Electrobroc - centre d'information sur l'énergie, la Maison du Gruyère-fromagerie de démonstration, Cailler- chocolaterie
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier des fromageries, Sentier des légendes, sentier des sculptures, sentier des comtes, les chemins du gruyère, sentier des poyas
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.la-gruyere.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter:
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 http://www.la-gruyere.ch/webcam
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Alpes Fribourgeoises
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1000 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2000 m
Price one day pass adult 34 CHF
Price one day pass children 20 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 30
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2000 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Snow conveyor - number: 0
Cogwheel trains - total: 0
Funiculars - total: 1
Gondolas - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 24
Babylift - Number: 2
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 0900 573 821
Number of slopes: 25
Local ski slopes 113 km marked
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 113 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 1 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 25 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 50 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % advanced
Level of difficulty of slopes 5 % Experts
Carving-slopes 0 km, sectioned off and marked
Slope with powder snow(Freeride) 0 km checked and marked
Telemark slope 0 km sectioned off and marked
Moghul slopes 0 km marked
Snow-/Boardercross slopes - total: 0
Snow-/Boardercross slopes 0 km marked
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 4
Lowest Snowboardpark 1200 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1600 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 0900 573 821
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Funpark pour ski de fond aux Monts de Marsens pour enfants et adultes avec location de ski de fonds et de raquettes.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 0900 573 821
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1000 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1500 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 78 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 85 km subregion
Skating slopes 7 km
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 7 km
Highest winter hiking trail 1000 m
Snowshoe trail 200 km marked
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 0 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing installations - total: 4
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 13800
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 13800 m maintained
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 0
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
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