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Gruyere Castle, La Gruyere region, Switzerland

Large rounds of Gruyere cheese in process
Outside of the Gruyere Castle
Another angle from outside of the castle
 
The prince and the princess (on horseback)
Hey Prince, we're about to start the show.
 
The quaint village as viewed from the castle
The alphorns
The alphorns from another angle
 
 
Junnie and Jerry with me in the middle
Cheese rats getting lost in the maze
The fairytale castle with real-life couple
Authentic Swiss fondue (winter food) for summer...Delish!
Cheese-dipping twosome
After a waterless dinner.
They say water makes the cheese curdle causing tummy discomfort
Mixed color palette
June 8 - Stopped by the cheese-making demo prior to climbing the steep path leading to Gruyere Castle.

(A perfectly preserved old castle-village, isolated on its crag but within easy reach of Lake Geneva, GRUYÃ?RES is one of Switzerlandâ??s most photogenic sights and attracts hordes of daytrippers throughout the summer season, come to stroll on the villageâ??s only street and explore the impressive château. By 10am in season, the village can get uncomfortably crowded, and can stay so until late afternoon. Cars are banned, but you'll find several large parking areas on the hillside just below...To approach it, you must walk the length of Gruyèresâ??s dipping, picturesque main street with its central fountain and quaint old houses on either side bedecked with hanging signs. A huge gate at the end affords entry to the castle grounds.- from switzerland.isyours.com.)



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