Bénichon Festival

Gruyères

aérodrome gruyère nord

aérodrome gruyère nord

Lac de Gruyère

Lac de Gruyère

aerodrome-gruyere sud

aerodrome-gruyere sud

Swisshelicopter - Epagny - Gruyère

Swisshelicopter - Epagny - Gruyère

Bénichon is the name of the event celebrating the return of cowherds to the flat lowlands after more than 4 months in the alpine pastures.

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Typical food to mark the celebration includes cabbage soup, ham, leg of lamb, double cream and meringues. Don't miss your chance to come and try the typical Bénichon food in one of the villages around Gruyère.
Benichon takes place in Bulle over the second week in September and in the villages over the second week in October.

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