La Fleur De Lys
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We opted to take the train to the chocolate factory rather than walk (thankfully there were no complaints about that! These ladies have put in some serious miles). It was kind of funny that after wrestling with the train ticket machine, in two languages, none of which is ours for quite a long time, there was no one who came and checked our tickets. Oh well, we were victorious, and that counts ...
... at the bottom of the hill next to the train station and it was closed but we walked through the GRUYERES CHEESE FACTORY GIFT SHOP AND FOOD COURT (alright...it wasn't that bad...but close)...and we decided that the free Appenzeller cheese factory was good enough and we could skip this one. So we headed on the "low road" up to the walled city and castle of Gruyeres. I don't know about the other gals, but I felt every bloody ...
... and the smell of melted cheese, chocolate croissants, and espresso made me ask if this was heaven. It was calm, quiet, with only an older man sweeping off his restaurant patio with an old broom that was literally made out of twigs.
As we stepped into the castle, there is just something so spectacular about being inside a home that was built around 1270. The girls ...
... we visited the Royal Residenzplatz; a funky horse fountain called 'Horsepond'; Mozart's Birth house, although if it didn't have what is was written on the front, who'd have known; the Augustine Beer Hall at the Mülln Monastery, but it was closed? ... what self respecting beer establishment is closed at lunch time; tried to find a nice place to eat, off the tourist routes?, along Linzer Gasse, and the Royal residence and gardens at the Mirabell Palace. All in all a good ...
Today we took a drive to the town of Gruyeres - about half an hour from Vevey . Getting used to driving on the other side of the road ( I was encouraged by how easy you made it look in Italy Helen) and with good navigating from Gabriell, we made our way with no problems. I was a little concerned about the wet weather but it fined up when we stopped to have a look at the castle of Gruyeres which was ...