Hotel Marechal Ferrant

Rue du Centre 33, Charmey, Gruyere, Fribourg, CH-1637, Switzerland | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Charmey

Bern there, done that.

A travel blog entry by khseuro13


A bit of an underwhelming city to most it seems, but a pretty amazing site from beyond the river.

We caught the train down with our city maps and many visited the funky elevator in the Vaucher sport shop, the Bear Pit (Bern was named after the Bear), Einstein's house and the cathedral had another interesting door.

For ...


A travel blog entry by lynnib


... taking in the spectacular panorama but unfortunately the three peaks of Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger were topped with clouds throughout. Indeed, as time past more cloud came in and out to spoil the view so we were glad to have had an early start. The mountain of Schiltorn was the setting for the James Bond film "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" in 1969, George Lazenby's one and only appearance in the role and is also famous for its revolving restaurant, Piz Gloria. The mountain ...

Being an account that will make couch potatoes ...

A travel blog entry by alexandsonia


... You never know.  Either that or they just had no problems standing in a gondola, as we found ourselves. This was new. Riding in a gondola as we looked down at the outrageous hill we no longer had to hike up. We have to say, it was a pretty nice experience, if a tad bit foreign. For those of you keeping track, this was also our third clue, and as all good readers know, you only get three. Lucky us. Let us continue then on that fateful hike. There was ...

Very pretty town

A travel blog entry by ruthjohnson78


The trian journey was easy enough to Bern but I had the same problems as Zurich once I got to the train station. The Swiss are reluctant to sign post things properly. I managed to fidnthe left luggage and paid an absolute fortunate to store my bag but then I wanted to find the tourist information office and the signs just sent me in circles. I finally found it but I had ...


A travel blog entry by steveandkat


... glass of hot wine, we wandered down the streets of Old Town as I informed them of the differences between Swiss and Canadian winters. Amrei is planning on traveling to the Yukon Territories next summer with a friend of hers, so I urged her not to change her plans and visit after August. A few hours went by and we were all getting pretty cold, so we called it a night and split in 3 different directions to head home.


This hotel, located on Rue du Centre 33, Charmey, is near Castle of Gruyeres.
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