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Quite enjoyable ride back up the hill after a tour of the old town. This should be part of any walking visit. The conductor is very pleasant and proud of his unique vehicle, ready to engage visitors in pleasant discussion. This is a fun tradition...More
The Friborg Funicular (Funiculaire de Friborg), is a funicular with ballast water, connecting the districts of Friborg Neuville and San Pierre. The funicular was opened in 1899.
Two cabs funicular drive in antiphase. Below the upper cabin located tank that is filled with waste water...More
This is a relatively short ride, but a one of a kind funicular. Originally built to carry brewery workers from their homes in old Fribourg to the new brewery at the top of the hill, this funicular runs on waste water. A tank under the...More
This is one of those things you do because it's an interesting experience, historically and culturally, if slightly whiffy. A charming, wooden, dark green funicular carriage takes a short trip up and down powered by city waste water (hence the potential for the whiffy-ness). The...More