Gruyères Castle’s exceptional spaces offer a unique experience for your conferences, meetings, aperitifs and banquets. Let’s organize your special event together.

“Grand Tour” Room

Located in the heart of the castle (2nd level), the Grand Tour room presents the history of the area as a tourist destination and explains how the castle became famous. With access to a balcony overlooking the French garden, the room can be privatized and fully equipped according to your needs.

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Conference, seminar, aperitif or meal :
up to 50 guests

Esplanade

Surrounded by a breathtaking panorama, Gruyères Castle’s esplanade is the ideal setting for your aperitif or cocktail party. Share an unforgettable moment with your guests in the foothills of the Swiss Alps.

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Aperitif:
up to 400 guests

Seated banquet tables (covered by a canopy):
up to 150 guests

Esplanade

Surrounded by a breathtaking panorama, Gruyères Castle’s esplanade is the ideal setting for your aperitif or cocktail party. Share an unforgettable moment with your guests in the foothills of the Swiss Alps.

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Aperitif:
up to 400 guests

Seated banquet tables (covered by a canopy):
up to 150 guests

Conferences and Meetings

The “Grand Tour” room can accommodate up to 50 people, outfitted according to your needs. We can provide all the necessary equipment for your meetings (projector, screen, flipchart, wifi).

Rental fees
  • 25.–/ person half-day
  • 40.–/ person full-day

(minimum : 15 guest)

On request, we can also organize your coffee break.

 

Aperitif

Gather your friends, your family, your colleagues or your customers in an extraordinary setting. Based on the number of guests, the Grand Tour room (max. 50 guests) or the panoramic esplanade of the castle (max. 400 guests) are at your disposal.

Take advantage of an aperitif to enjoy local flavors! Savor our exclusive « Réserve du Château » wines accompanied by cheese and charcuterie boards from the Gruyère region.

Rental fee (3 hours)
  • Up to 50 guests : CHF 39.– / person (includes rental fee, set up, service et aperitif, 15 guests minimum)
  • Over 50 guests : CHF 12.– / personne (rental fee. Does not include collaboration with the catering partner of your choice, who will be able to welcome you if the weather conditions do not allow you to hold your aperitif on the esplanade)

Banquets

Your banquet can be organized in the “Grand Tour” room (max. 50 guests) or on the esplanade (max. 150 guests seated at banquet tables). Please submit your project and we will help you make it happen.

As the weather is not always good, we recommend that you set up a tent or canopy on the esplanade, or work with a Catering Partner in town who can accommodate you in case of bad weather.

Rental fee (6pm to midnight)
  • CHF 25.– / guest (location rental, minimum 15 guests)
    Security fees for opening outside official hours are not included.

Animations with your friends, colleagues or clients

Guided tour and wine tasting (15 people min.)

Explore Gruyères Castle and discover its rich history in the company of an expert guide (about 1 hour). Following your tour, enchant your tastebuds with a wine tasting of our exclusive “Reserve du Château de Gruyères ». A truly unforgettable experience!

Fee (per person)
  • CHF 25.–/ person (includes castle entrance, guided tour and wine tasting) e
    Available in French, German, English, Italian and Spanish.

Storytelling tour or “speedy” tour and wine tasting (15 people min.)

Our storytellers in period costume will take you on an extraordinary journey through Gruyères Castle (storytelling tour of about 1 hour and 15 minutes, or 1 hour visit of the city and the castle). Let yourself get carried away by their marvelous tales and discover the history of the fortress before savoring our exclusive « Reserve du Château » wines.

Fee (per person)
  • CHF 28.–/ person (includes entrance fee, guided tour and wine tasting) 
    Available in French, German and English.

Gruyères Castle

Rue du Château 8

1663 Gruyères

Open every day

9am - 6pm