Whether you want to go on a family hike, discover Alpine plants and animals or enjoy typical Swiss food, the Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut regional nature park, a few minutes’ drive from Montreux, offers a multitude of recreational activities.
The regional nature park Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut covers an area of 518 square km and has a population of 12,000. This nature park in the Pre-Alps of the Lake Geneva and Fribourg Region is the cradle of a joint culture in terms of cattle breeding, cheesemaking, folklore and armaillis (mountain farmers). Gruyère AOC and Etivaz AOC come from this region.The regional nature park Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut proposes the following discovery routes: Grand Tour des Vanils, a 10-day hike for experienced walkers, and Cheese trails with the help of a mobile app to hike with the whole family. The park also proposes visits with middle mountain guides to observe the fauna and to discover the architectural heritage of some villages or nature reserves.