Guidebook for Gryon

Rebecca
Guidebook for Gryon

Food Scene

Very local - just 10 minutes up the road
7 locals recommend
auberge frience
40 Route de l'Alpe des Chaux
7 locals recommend
Very local - just 10 minutes up the road
Wonderful family run restaurant, friendly and atmospheric.
Restaurant Miroir d'Argentine
Wonderful family run restaurant, friendly and atmospheric.
Friendly local restaurant, relaxed atmosphere and wonderful local wines
Cookie
68 Route de Solalex
Friendly local restaurant, relaxed atmosphere and wonderful local wines

Parks & Nature

Walk down to Lac de Chaconne, beautiful lake and hills.
Bretaye
Walk down to Lac de Chaconne, beautiful lake and hills.
Take the telecabine up from Barboleusz to Les Chaux, from here you can hike down to the beautiful traditional village of Taveyanne.
Taveyanne
Take the telecabine up from Barboleusz to Les Chaux, from here you can hike down to the beautiful traditional village of Taveyanne.
Walk from the chalet up to the local swimming lake at Frience and continue on to Solalex, where you'll find a lovely restaurant and rocky river bed to play in. A gentle family friendly walk.
6 locals recommend
Solalex
6 locals recommend
Walk from the chalet up to the local swimming lake at Frience and continue on to Solalex, where you'll find a lovely restaurant and rocky river bed to play in. A gentle family friendly walk.

Arts & Culture

Stunning foundation with temporary and permanent collection including a world class sculpture park, and don't miss the collection of vintage Swiss cars in the basement.
69 locals recommend
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
59 Rue du Forum
69 locals recommend
Stunning foundation with temporary and permanent collection including a world class sculpture park, and don't miss the collection of vintage Swiss cars in the basement.
The salt mines at Bex have existed for hundreds of years and run for 50km underground. Well worth a visit on a rainy day.
24 locals recommend
Mines de Sel de Bex (réouverture le 6.3.21) & Boutique des Mines (ouverte)
24 locals recommend
The salt mines at Bex have existed for hundreds of years and run for 50km underground. Well worth a visit on a rainy day.

Everything Else

Wonderful thermal baths nearby in St Maurice. Children 4 and over welcome. Beautiful views and hot springs.
43 locals recommend
Lavey-les-Bains
43 locals recommend
Wonderful thermal baths nearby in St Maurice. Children 4 and over welcome. Beautiful views and hot springs.

Essentials

Most affordable local supermarket, worth seeking out (its a little hidden behind the local garage in Villars).
Coop Supermarché Villars-sur-Ollon
Most affordable local supermarket, worth seeking out (its a little hidden behind the local garage in Villars).

Sightseeing

Newly opened museum in Charlie Chaplin's home in Vevey. extremely well-reviewed, book online for a discount,
6 locals recommend
Parc Charlie Chaplin
3 Rue du Château
6 locals recommend
Newly opened museum in Charlie Chaplin's home in Vevey. extremely well-reviewed, book online for a discount,
Under an hour away, Sion is a lovely local city with a small old town centre featuring cobbled streets and weaving alleyways. Don't miss the Basilica Valere on the hilltop which has wonderful views and a museum of Valais history.
62 locals recommend
Sion
62 locals recommend
Under an hour away, Sion is a lovely local city with a small old town centre featuring cobbled streets and weaving alleyways. Don't miss the Basilica Valere on the hilltop which has wonderful views and a museum of Valais history.
Pretty local town with old streets and fortifications, and many sellers on award-winning local wines.
6 locals recommend
Aigle
6 locals recommend
Pretty local town with old streets and fortifications, and many sellers on award-winning local wines.