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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 5 days ago
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 21 August 2017
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Avenue de la Gare 12, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 7 January 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

Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 21 August 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.

Thank kpapai
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank 103,005
Reviewed 3 September 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 29 August 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 20 August 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 13 August 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 25 July 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 5 July 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

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