Friday, August 27, 2004

La Gruy�re

German �Greyerz, � region and southernmost district of Fribourg canton, western Switzerland. La Gruy�re lies along the middle reach of La Sarine (Saane) River, on the edge of the Vaudois uplands and the Bernese Oberland (highland), south of Fribourg. The name is derived either from gruyer, a forestry officer, or from the crane (grue), the bird crest of the powerful counts of La Gruy�re (923 - 1555). The principal


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