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Lausanne - Gruyeres Castle - Gruyeres cheese factory - Fribourg

Price: 89.00 EUR
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Route: Bern - Lausanne - Gruyeres Castle - Gruyeres cheese factory - Fribourg - Bern
Duration: 11 h
Our first stop of the tour will be at Lausanne where we will walk through the historical part of Lausanne, you will see the most important sights of the ancient city - Place de la Palud and visit of the Hotel de Ville (town hall), Lausanne Cathedral, one of most beautiful European catherals, its Rose and its painted portal, the castle St-Maire and the "escaliers du Marche" (market's staircases), at the Museum of History you will admire a big model of Lausanne'1638, the church St-Francois, the pedestrian streets around the Place Saint-Francois main square where the shopping in Lausanne is concentrated, especially during the wednesday's and saturday's markets. Next we will drive to Gruyere. There we will visit to  Gruyeres Castle takes you on a journey through eight centuries of history and legends. Gruyeres Castle has stood proudly atop a verdant hill on the threshold of Fribourg’s imposing Alpine foothills since the 13th century. Today, the medieval fortress houses prestigious collections that bear witness to its long and eventful history. You can travel back through the ages and discover its remarkable treasures: the intricate stained-glass windows dating from the Middle Ages and Charles the Bold’s capes of the Order of the Golden Fleece; the wall decorations commissioned by the bailiffs under the Ancien Regime; the paintings by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot; and the troubadour decorations of the Knights’ Room, created at Gruyeres in the 19th century by a colony of passionate artists. Gruyères, a land of legends, also has many stories to tell: of La Belle Luce, John the Cripple, the jester Chalamala and the heroic women of Gruyeres who used their goats as weapons. After this visit we will go to La Maison du Gruyère invites you to discover the king of cheeses: Le Gruyère AOP. It is located in its very birthplace, close to the mountain pastures and at the foot of Gruyeres Castle. The House of Gruyere is a modern cheese-making factory where you will have a tasting in a typical Swiss chalet, a friendly hand-making cheese factory. There you will try the famous Gruyeres cheese and the “Vacherin Fribourgeois”, two cheeses mixed for the typical dish, Swiss fondue. Our last stop of this tour will be at Fribourg being founded in the 14th century by Herzog Berthold, is nestled right in the heart of Switzerland. The historic city takes all the visitors through the centuries by its stunning sightseeing. Fribourg consists of many bridges and is considered as the platform, which unites the French and German-speaking Switzerland. The city's only remaining wooden bridge is the Berne, existing since 1653. The medieval city comprises over 200 exceptional Gothic facades dating back to the 15th century. The remnants of ramparts that once had a 2km length were to protect the city, the towers and bastions will fully pass you the ambiance of the medieval metropolis. The most impressive building, however, remains the Gothic Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Fribourg. This cathedral grants all the visitors the feeling of peace and silence. It is considered the emblem and landmark of Fribourg City, which was built from the 13th to 15th centuries. It started according to the German construction plans and finished to meet the French wishes. Recognized by its magnificent stained glass windows, along with the gothic interior will transport you back into the past. Another feature is its tower of 74m, which provides a fantastic panoramic views. The main square with its 16th century City Hall is situated in the upper city. Today the square is home to many restaurants, cafes and shops. Having a cup of coffee or tasting local specialties after an enjoyable stroll through the narrow alleys of this cosmopolitan city will leave an unforgettable impression from your Fribourg holidays.After that we will return to Bern.
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Zeke, 24.04.2024
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