Gruyeres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gruyeres in Ardennes

Photo is of Charleville-Mezieres at 11 km from Gruyeres

Visit Gruyeres: highlights and tourist information

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Gruyeres is situated in the Ardennes department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gruyeres in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Charleville-Mezieres at 11 km and Montherme at 22 km.

Gruyeres, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

In and around the grand Place Ducale, among the largest squares in...

See Charleville-Mezieres guide


at 22 km (direction north-east)

In a pleasant seting on the Meuse river, the two churches and...

See Montherme guide


at 24 km (direction east)

Now a 'town of art and history' it is the castle and...

See Sedan guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction west), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque...

See Parfondeval guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

In Vireux-Molhain you can follow an attractive nature trail and also visit...

See Vireux-Molhain guide


at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

On the border with Belgium, Givet is dominated by the Charlemont Fort...

See Givet guide

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Map of places to visit near Gruyeres


Markets in and near Gruyeres

  • Charleville-Mezieres: market Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day (11km)
  • Vrigne-Aux-Bois: market Sunday (19km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Sedan: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Revin: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Rethel: market Thursday (28km)
  • Fumay: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Vouziers: market Saturday (35km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (44km)

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Tourist attractions near Gruyeres, France

What to do at Gruyeres? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gruyeres.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Bairon (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Launois-sur-Vence (8km)
  • Rocroi (25km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Semide (41km)

Geography and distances

Gruyeres is in the north-east of France at 11 kilometres from Charleville-Mézières, the department capital (general information: Gruyeres is 189 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gruyeres

Canton: Signy-l'Abbaye

Arrondissement: Charleville-Mézières

Department: Ardennes

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gruyeres

from Charleville-Mézières (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 189 km

from Calais: 239 km

from Nice: 698 km

from Bordeaux: 668 km

from Strasbourg: 261 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Gruyeres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Barbaise, Champigneul-sur-Vence, Clavy-Warby, Evigny, Fagnon, Guignicourt-sur-Vence, Jandun, Mondigny, Neuville-les-This, Saint-Marcel, Saint-Pierre-sur-Vence, This, Touligny, Villers-sur-le-Mont, Warnecourt and Yvernaumont.

This page in French: Visiter Gruyeres