Enter into the special atmosphere of the Gottéron valley, an area dear to the Fribourg inhabitants for its historical heritage and its special setting. A couple of steps from the historic old town of Fribourg, the valley offers a place of relaxation and a splendid get away.
The number of artisanal breweries is blossoming steadily throughout the region. Among them, the Samaritan brewery in the historic old town of Fribourg (known as the Basse-Ville), is where Alain Morand receives us. “The Dzodzet”, the “Bolze beer” or the “Barbeblanche” are some of the evocative, mouth watering names of the beers.
As the seasons go by, the market stalls are coloured in a 1001 ways. At the market, everything can be eaten or almost. Touch, feel, taste, bargain or ask for advice. The traders are great experts on their products and will be pleased to guide you, or indeed inspire you.
Taking its name from the magnificent region from which it comes; Gruyère AOP has been produced in our region since at least the twelfth century. This cheese made from unpasteurized cow’s milk benefits from the long traditional know-how of the master cheese makers and refiners.
The Seeland is a vast plain situated in the Three Lakes Region, part of which is located in the north of the Fribourg countryside. Specialising in market gardening due to its fertile soil and agreeable climate, it has been nicknamed, "The kitchen garden of Switzerland."
In Le Mouret, Jacques Perritaz keeps the traditional cider farm, Le Vulcain. A biologist by training, it was his passion for oenology that drove the craftsman to produce his own cider. The aim of the cider farm is clear: to capture the intensity of the flavour of the fruit and promote the diversity of produce from Fribourg in a beverage that is both delicious and refreshing.
Situated in Neirivue, in the magnificent Intyamon valley, the Gruyère fish farm brings together all the elements which are ideal for spending some enjoyable family time: an idyllic setting, premium quality trout and the opportunity to catch a fish yourself in the fish pond.