The majestic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau summits, together with close-up views of the longest glacial flow. The Jungfrau railway travels from the heart of the mountains to Europe’s highest lying mountain station at 3454 meter altitude.
Charmey lies at the heart of the Gruyère region, in an unspoilt pre-alpine landscape in the canton of Fribourg. The wide range of activities for families and lovers of sport and culture make this traditional mountain village a popular holiday destination in summer and winter. Nearby is the picturesque little town of Gruyères and the regional centre of Bulle.
The Alpine pass and the legendary Great St. Bernard Hospice symbolise the hospitality shown by the monks to travellers over the centuries. Barry, the large and good-natured St. Bernard dog, is famous for saving the lives of lost mountaineers – this four-legged hero has always been bred here.