By Bike

The enthusiast cyclists will have an excellent chance to cycle through Intyamon Valley while admiring the pure Swiss nature and the mountainous landscape in the background where the forests and Alpine meadows are in perfect harmony.


Saane/Sarine river is the main border link between the French-speaking and German-speaking Switzerland. It is an ideal place for fishing enthusiasts due to the river’s richness with the diversified species of fishes. The rainbow trout, grayling, perch, the barbel, the squalius cephalus among other types will be an excellent result for the end of your fishing day here.

Hiking or walking

The conditions of the hiking trails in Gruyère considered among the best for hikers on different difficulty levels. The summits of the Fribourg Pre-Alps: The Dent de Broc (Broc peak) (1829 m) and the Dent du Chamois (Chamois peak) (1839 m), Cheese dairy path, Witches’ path, the Moléson (2002 m): the symbolic mountain of Fribourg’s canton will gift you 360-degree view on a clear day.

The traces of the wood roofers: a hike to the middle of Jaun valley will unfold many Swiss Alpine chalets with wooden roofs.

Additionally, the visitors may relax at one of the several authentic mountain huts to get some beverage.

Thermal baths

Boasting its unique location while having the Pre-Alps landscape in the background, the Gruyère Baths in Charmey is your choice to pamper yourselves in a relaxing atmosphere. Offering two large swimming pools: indoor and outdoor, among other water features, such as swan-neck showers, mini whirlpools, massage nozzles.

The natural mineral water has a temperature ranging from 33°C - 34ºC due to heating by the wood fire. Among other unwind features guaranteed here are the steam baths like sauna or hammam to fulfil your recreating day. The Gruyère thermal bath is reachable in a 20 minutes’ ride from the campsite.