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A beautiful old town

The old town is one of the best for walking and taking photos. You can also relax to the caffees... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017

A must see city in Switzerland. Very beautiful with lovely walks along the river and in the old... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
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Avenue de la Gare 12, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

The old city of this German/French old town next to the language-border, is very good mentained and all spots are reachable with foot. I did not needed to use the public transit. The city really have a medieval look with some independant, but expensive, shops...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

The old town is one of the best for walking and taking photos. You can also relax to the caffees and taste a swiss sweet.

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

A must see city in Switzerland. Very beautiful with lovely walks along the river and in the old town. Enjoy!

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Reviewed September 2, 2016

I did quite a lot of research on Fribourg before we visited on a day trip from Luzern. One traveller's forum advised taking a number 4 bus from the central station to the Pont de Milieu so that is what us bunnies did. Wrong! Turn...More

2  Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historical city to visit in the Summer. Nice to walk around, beware of the height difference though, there are a lot of steps. Because of that the views are spectacular. Especially the river banks are beautiful. If you don't want to walk back to...More

Thank Fieke A
Reviewed August 19, 2016

A two day trip to visit family, who had rented a vacation home nearby this beautiful accent town (from the 12th century). Recommended to visit and walk through the small streets. You have to climb a little bit, but there is a tourist train you...More

Thank Erik V
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Fribourg has a few different centers as the city is sprawled over 3 different levels. There are some beautiful different architectural styles and many cobble stoned streets. Very recommended to visit.

Thank foodbliss2014
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We arrived early in the morning in Zurich, took our rental car and headed towards Swiss Romande - the French part of Switzerland. After crossing through Bern, our first stop was Fribourg, capital city of the canton of Fribourg. This city is right at the...More

2  Thank Michael N
Reviewed July 4, 2016

We knew little of this town and our guide book was pretty poor too, so just wander around and down to the old town , down by the river . Its dramatic and well preserved with river cliffs framing the ancient buildings. The modern town...More

Thank Happychap103
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The city of Fribourg is certainly worth of visiting if you are in the area.The old city center is filled with nice architecture and even though it's not big,it leaves quite an impression.

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