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So cute!

This town is so cute! I was stunned, as I decided to go at the last minute. Awesome! Take lots of... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
San Luis Obispo, CA
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
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Avenue de la Gare 12, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This town is so cute! I was stunned, as I decided to go at the last minute. Awesome! Take lots of photos!

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank soehail
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kpapai
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!

Date of experience: April 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2016
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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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

Date of experience: August 2016
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank michaelnY5756LF
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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