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Charmey celebrates La Gruyère

La Gruyère Tourisme Office du Tourisme de Charmey
Les Charrières 1
1637 Charmey

+41 26 919 85 00

Come and celebrate traditions and craftsmanship this last weekend in July, with a range of activities and entertainment on offer:

Craft market

Some exhibitors and folk music entertainment
Schedule: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Location : La Scie, Sous les Vanels 23


The forge celebrates St James' Day

Demonstrations of how to make bells, an axe and an alpine bench, free tour of the forge and exhibition barn and folk music.
Schedule: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Location: La Forge de la Tzintre, La Tzintre 48


Descending alpine cheese with mules

Departure from Vounetz to the Caves de la Tzintre
Schedule: 11am - 2pm with picnic on Saturday / 9.30am - 11.30am on Sunday
This activity is free of charge, but the gondola ride is not included.
A 2nd excursion from the Motélon valley will arrive at the Caves de la Tzintre at around 4pm on Sunday.


La Tzintre Cheese Cellars

Free visit on registration, sales stand, film on the mountain pasture season
Tours depart
at 10am and 3.30pm on Saturday 29 July
at 10am and 11am on Sunday 30 July
Location: La Tzintre Chesse Cellars, La Tzintre 53
Booking: | +41 (0)26 927 12 21


Catering on Saturday 29 July

Sausage and drinks stand at Forge of la Tzintre
Bénichon Menu at Le Baron restaurant, bookable by Thursday 27 July


Catering on Sunday 30 July

Drinks stand and Bénichon Menu at La Scie

The Bénichon Menu costs CHF 40.- per person and can be booked by e-mail at or by calling +41 (0)26 919 85 00.

The two car parks for the event are located at the following addresses:

Gachet Ruffieux SA, La Tzintre 11
Michel Mooser SA, La Tzintre 63

La Gruyère Tourisme Office du Tourisme de Charmey
Les Charrières 1
1637 Charmey

+41 26 919 85 00

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