Visits/Excursions for families

Broc Chocolate Train

Discover the region of cheese and chocolate thanks to this package deal that combines a first-class trip with a visit to a chocolate factory. The line links Montreux, Gruyères and Broc.

Broc Electrobroc

In the heart of the hydroelectric factory in Broc, this energy information centre takes you on a fun, interactive visit to the world of electricity.

Broc Maison Cailler The Swiss Chocolate factory

Who has not dreamed of visiting a chocolate factory? Discover the process of chocolate manufacturing and the odours that come from it in the famous Maison Cailler (Nestlé) chocolate factory in Broc.

Broc The Gorges of the Jogne

The Gorges are open.

From Broc to Châtel-sur-Montsalvens, the Jogne gorges will enchant you with their wild, unusully beautiful scenery.

Champ-Pittet Nature Center

Located in the heart of the  "Grande Cariçaie", the largest lakeside marsh area in Switzerland, Champ-Pittet gives you access to this natural gem on the southern shores of Neuchâtel lake.

Chapelle Glâne Fairies Path

Time of walking about 1’30. This path allows you to discover the forest of Chapelle

Charmey Charmey Aventures

Escape? Adventure! Six tracks of various levels of difficulty, offering climbing belts, sliding ropes and vines (lianas) are at your disposal.
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Cudrefin Nature center La Sauge

La Sauge, an open window on the nature. The natural reserves on the North-East end of the Neuchâtel Lake are a sanctuary for the unique wildlife of Switzerland.

Echarlens A Country of Legends

Thematic trail.
More than twenty illustrated gruyerian legends are to be read between pastures, lake, the Sionge and forests. Region's views and historics

Ependes Observatory of Ependes

You are interested in the constellations, the Moon and the planets? Then do not hesitate to participate in the commented observations through telescopes of the Observatory of Ependes. You might also see nebulas, galaxies and stellar heaps !

Estavayer-le-Lac Frog Museum

The star attraction of the Estavayer-le-Lac Museum is undoubtedly the collection of 108 stuffed and dressed frogs, which were created in the 19th century by François Perrier, a former officer in the Napoleonic Guard. As a result, the local history museum is now popularly referred to as the Frog Museum.

Estavayer-le-Lac Rally through the town

Come and wander through the streets of Estavayer-le-Lac and discover the city thanks to these 3 rallies !

Estavayer-le-Lac Tiny train of Estavayer

The "P'tit train d'Estavayer-le-Lac" runs along the narrow streets of the medieval town, enabling visitors to discover the treasures of the "City of the Rose".

Estavayer-le-Lac Treasure hunt

What furthermore pleasant and didactics to know and visit the village of Estavayer under the shape of a treasure hunt !

Fribourg Children’s entertainment

Fribourg also has a great line-up of cultural events to keep the little ones entertained.

Fribourg Fribowling

The centre Fribowling offers you funny moments!

Fribourg Funicular of Fribourg

Everyone in Fribourg knows the funicular as one of the town's curiosities. The line was opened in 1899 and links the town centre to the Basse-Ville (the lower area of the town).

Fribourg Le Bûcher

Creative area

Fribourg little Train of Fribourg

Spend an hour weaving your way through the picturesque spots of the town of Fribourg and immerse yourself in the medieval atmosphere of the Old Town with this guided tour.

Fribourg Mini treasure hunt

A novel way for the whole family to discover the city of Fribourg!

Fribourg Mini-train rides in the Gottéron valley

Nestled in the Gottéron valley, it is a quiet scenic spot, which is particularly popular among walkers and families seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Fribourg Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum houses many magnificent scientific collections and presents permanent exhibitions related to the earth sciences and biology.

Fribourg Swiss Puppet Museum

Discover historical and contemporary puppets made using all kinds of techniques, as well as scenery and accessories belonging to the different cultures of Europe, Asia and Africa.

Fribourg Urban Golf

The first urban golf in Switzerland!

FRIBOURG REGION Bottin de famille

What to do on weekends? Where to eat with children? Where can I do some shopping? Which activities for little ones?

FRIBOURG REGION Ideas for families

The website (in French only) is an ideal platform for ideas for children, offering a great range of suggestions for the whole family.

Gletterens Lakeside Village

Experience the Prehistory in this reconstituted village. Through demonstrations and workshops, you will discover the lifestyle of our distant ancestors.

Gruyères Chocolaterie of Gruyères

Get inside the univers of the Gruyères Chocolate factory! Handcraft and traditions to discover.

Gruyères Gruyères Castle

A visit to the castle is a journey across eight centuries of architecture, history and culture. The castle was the residence of the counts of Gruyères.

Gruyères/Pringy La Maison du Gruyère - Cheese dairy

Snuggling near the mountain pastures at the foot of Gruyères Castle, La Maison du Gruyère invites you to discover Le Gruyère AOP.

Kerzers Papiliorama

Under several glass domes, the Papiliorama takes you into a tropical climate where all kinds of animals, plants, insects and, of course, butterflies, live together.

Kerzers Vegetable Path

Welcome to the largest vegetable garden of Switzerland. From the beginning of May until mid-October, you can discover over 60 varieties of vegetables growing in this region.

Le Bry Excursion to Isle of Ogoz

An hour excursion on a barge to discover the Lake "Lac de La Gruyère". Admire the cliffs of Rossens and venture onto dry land to visit the Isle of Ogoz with its ruins and its restored chapel.
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Le Vully The Mont-Vully Caves

The Lamberta caves are man-made tunnels excavated in sandstone.

Les Paccots Alp cheese factory Le Vuipay

Discover the craft of cheese manufacturing over a wood fire. Every day from 8 to 10 am.

Les Paccots Alp cheese path

With the educational panels on this path, you will discover the different steps of the alp cheese manufacturing.

Les Paccots Playground Les Paccots

Discover the animals of our region with the new concept of our playground ! A thematic path, giant animal sculptures, educational panels and original plays will let you live an unforgettable time with your family ! A pond, a park with deers, a picnic area belong also to the site.

Les Paccots The "Lac des Joncs"

The "Lac des Joncs", situated above Les Paccots, is a very deep mountain lake and is more than 5000 years old.

Mézières FR Children at the Wallpaper Museum

Activites for chlidren at the Wallpaper Museum

Moléson-sur-Gruyères Moléson Observatory

A funicular and cable-car take you to the top of the Moléson (altitude 2'002 m), where the binoculars reveal an impressive panorama.

Murten Bike-Golf Lake Murten

With the bike and a Swingolf club around the lake Murten. Discover the region in a playful way with the family or in a group. All you need is your own muscular strength or a E-Bike.

Murten Excursions with Children

Families with children have the chance to enjoy some fantastic moments in the area. Here are a few suggestions for you and your children to discover Murten/Morat and its region.

Payerne "Clin d'Ailes", the Swiss Air Force Museum

Located on the main operational base of the Swiss F/A-18, the Swiss Air Force Museum "Clin d'Ailes" presents the military aeronautics of the second part of the 20th century.

Payerne Rally through the town

Discover the lovely town of Payerne in a fun way!

Rathvel Rathvel spot

The Tiny Train, the Rathvel pond, the mini-zoo; you find all these activities in Rathvel above Châtel-St-Denis!

Rathvel The Rathvel pond

The Rathvel pond is an ancient peat bog that was exploited hundreds of years ago.

Romont Children at the Vitromusée

Activities for children at the Museum of stained glass and glass art

Schmitten Silver-Ranch

Fun and leisure on a horseback, for children and adults: Riding out, cowboy feeling around the fire, instruction in whispering and communication, holiday camps for children and adolescents

Schwarzsee Alp Hürli

Authentic, 200 years old alp with Scottish highland cattle. For companies, associations and family events. Highland beef from own production. Tasting of Scottish whisky. Guided hiking tours. Reservation: 079 423 46 76 

Schwarzsee Heidi and Peter

Imagine you follow the tracks of Heidi and Peter and experience the life on the mountain pasture - a fun experience for the whole family!
Validity: mid of June till start of September
From CHF 85.-, including night in a mountain chalet (dormitory), half-board, one-way ride with the chairlift, hiking map.

Schwarzsee Raemy's goat farm

Enjoy Raemy's goat farm with your family: Visit the farm at milking time, give the bottle to the baby goats, direct sale, room rental for partys and events.

Schwarzsee Witch path

The theme and adventure trail about legends and tales from the Sense region is a highlight for every age! Open during summer season, from May till October.

Villarimboud "Chateau de terre"

Work with your hands and your imagination !



  • Bulle - Château
    Bulle - Château
  • Bulle - Grand Rue
    Bulle - Grand Rue
  • Charmey
  • Charmey
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Estavayer-le-Lac
  • Fribourg - Vieille Ville
    Fribourg - Vieille Ville
  • Gruyères
  • Jaun
  • Jaun
  • Jaun - Chalet du soldat
    Jaun - Chalet du soldat
  • la Berra
    la Berra
  • La Berra
    La Berra
  • Lac de la Gruyère
    Lac de la Gruyère
  • Lake Murten
    Lake Murten
  • Les Paccots
    Les Paccots
  • Moléson - village
    Moléson - village
  • Murten - Castle
    Murten - Castle
  • Portalban
  • Portalban
  • Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
    Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
  • Schwarzsee - See
    Schwarzsee - See
  • Schwarzsee - Stalden
    Schwarzsee - Stalden



All the highlights of the region.


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