Thematic hiking tours

Attalens Botanical path

On this path discover about 50 trees and shrubs while hiking in a lovely nature.

Bulle Historic city center of Bulle

Visit the historic city center of Bulle. Admire its monuments, its curiosities, its squares, its parks and its panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. At the Musée gruérien (Gruyère Museum) discover the town’s animated models (1722, 1912, 2002) and the permanent exhibition La Gruyère, footprints and detours, created in 2012.

Bulle Poor people's path

In the early 14th century, this path was used by poor people who walked once a week to La Part-Dieu to eat a plate of soup after Mass.

Bulle - Vuadens Witches' path

This new path will appeal to nature lovers and those interested in fantasy. They will go through the place called "Les Aunes" on a 4.5 km circuit. Start at Les Colombettes restaurant, in Vuadens. Good walking shoes indispensable.

Bulle-Gruyères From one Castle to the next

From Bulle Castle to that of Gruyères, via the Maison du Gruyère.

Chapelle Glâne Fairies Path

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

Charmey On the traces of the wood roofers

This itinerary to the heart of the Jaun valley leads to the discovery of several Alpine chalets with wooden roofs, a tradition that succeeding generations have taken care to preserve. This path, in an exceptionally beautiful environ- ment with its spectacular scenery, will take you to the heart of local culture and traditions.

Châtel-St-Denis Botanical path

From the beautiful "Scé" chapel discover the regional species with educational boards.

Châtel-St-Denis / Les Paccots From church to chapels

A walking path takes you “from church to chapels” to discover the religious heritage of Châtel-St-Denis/ Les Paccots.

Courtepin Bibera river trail

The Bibera is a revitalized stream. Among other plant and animal species, it hosts beavers, whose buildings are easily visible. A scenic 6 km-long gravel path has been built along the river between Courtaman and Liebistorf. The proposal below concerns the section Cressier-Courtepin and can be done on foot or by bike. The return trip can be done by train.

Düdingen Senses and sounds path

The senses and sounds is a theme path that carries us away from the stressful daily business into a spherical world of senses. Departure and arrival are as well the train station of Düdingen/Guin as the train station of Fribourg Poya.

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

Fribourg Path Father Girard

Fribourg Tourism and Region proposes a new educational tour of Fribourg through the life of Father Girard, one of the greatest teachers of modernity.

Fribourg Waterway trails

Water, its importance, its environment...Two nature trails, close to the city of Fribourg, offer a great outdoor experience that is both relaxing and educational in a setting, idyllic and full of surprises.

Fribourg WWF city walking trail

Discover Fribourg’s amazing urban biodiversity on this walking trail.


Discover on your way the local and independent breweries in Fribourg. Cross the Röstigraben, through the Galterntal and find out more about the brewery Fri-mousse.


Discover the national route n°4, the “ViaJacobi”. Follow the traces of the pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela! Chapels, churches and country inns are lined up along the whole ViaJacobi like pearls on a necklace and offer an amazing hike through a diversified cultivated landscape.

Grandvillard Discover trail "Grandvillard architecture"

The trail shows a choice of 14 houses or buildings in the village. These constructions are made in different styles from the farmer architecture from XVIth to XXth century.

Gruyères-Moléson Cheese dairy path

Here you can breathe in the pure air of our mountains and forests. Explore Gruyère's green pastures, its herds of cattle and when you are between Pringy and Moléson- Village, stop to admire the traditional alpine chalets, with their shingle roofs.

Intyamon Valley Path of the « poyas »

Between Estavannens and Lessoc, walk back along the Sarine to explore the Gruyerian villages where you can still see the very old poyas (long wooden panels depicting the summer ascent of cattle and their owners to the high alps).

Intyamon Valley The Agro-sylvicultural trail

From Estavannens to Montbovon, exploration of nature in the Gruyère region through explanatory panels. 65 species of trees, traditional villages.

Intyamon Valley Trail of the Counts of Gruyères

From Gruyères to Montbovon (18 km) discover the left side of la Sarine with its seven villages that will tell their legends and show their old houses and chapels. You can curtail your walk at any time by stopping at any of the village stations.

Jaun Experience path in Jaun

Experience path in Jaun: Discover the diabolical story of the « Grossmutterloch »

Jaun Jaun Botanical walk

This walk goes along the Jogne river from Im Fang to Charmey on 3km in a magnificent landscape.

Jaun The Gastlosen geological path

At the foot of the Gastlosen range is a didactic path on which, with the help of 12 observation posts, you can learn all about the geological treasures of this site, one of national importance.

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.

La Gruyère RandoLama

Come with your family or friends to enjoy a good walk in an unusual way; with lamas !! For one whole day or a weekend, from 1st June to 31st October, on Saturdays and Sundays.

La Gruyère Via Le Gruyère AOP

The "Via du fromage" or Cheese Trails leads hikers on an exploration of the cultural and natural riches in the region of La Gruyère.

Le Crêt Educational path "A tire d’Ailes"

The educational path "A tire d’ailes" is situated in the magnificent forest "Bois de Ban" at 930 meters of altitude. The woodpecker guides you on a wood shaving covered path and informs you about the life of the birds that live in this forest.

Le Vully Historical Path

A walk of about two hours on Mount Vully will take you back to the time of the First World War.

Le Vully Vineyard Path

A thematic walk through the vineyards of Vully, in both Fribourg and Vaud, helps you to understand the different stages involved in wine production.

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 Little Gourmet Path

This walk is ideal for families with small children. Discover the mountain lake "Lac des Joncs" and the playground.

Les Paccots Loggers' Gourmet Path

This beautiful itinerary from Les Pléiades to Les Paccots is the link with our neighbour, the "canton de Vaud". You will hike through pasture land and forest and admire the nice view on the Lake of Geneva, the Alps and the Jura.

Les Paccots Panorama Gourmet Path

Situated at an altitude 1000 and 1500 meters, this path offers a splendid view of the "Fribourg" Alps and the Lake of Geneva. Two mountain restaurants and two alpine huts welcomes the hikers for a deserved break.

Les Paccots Patois Gourmet Path / Le Chindê dou patê

A route especially designed for families with children who are good walkers. This path leads to the "Cabane du Petit Oiseau", where you can meet their farm animals and learn the patois words for your delicious meal.

Les Paccots Rand'eau

Didactic path on the theme of water

Marsens Explorations in Marsens-Vuippens

Set off to explore the chateaux, farms and chapels of this area, as well as the archaeological site of the Temple of Mars (Roman ruins, well, tombs).

Marsens The sylvicultural trail in Marsens

Explore Humilimont Park with its atypical centuries-old trees, as well as the deer park and children's playground.

Moléson-sur-Gruyères Didactic path on the protective role of forests

A 4-km trail set with 8 instructive panels illustrating the protective role of forests in mountain areas. Set off at the base of the Moléson-sur-Gruyères lift.

Moléson-sur-Gruyères Moléson Botanical walk

From Plan-Francey to Gros-Moléson (Moléson East slope), From Spring to Autumn, informative signs enable walkers to identify 150 Alpine plants.

Praz Botanical Path

Come and discover the new botanical path of the Vully.

Romont Stained glass Trail

A beautiful display of colour and light in a green setting!
Discover it by foot or by bicycle!

Rue Around Rue

Roundabout route in Rue and its region

Saint-Martin Trees Path

Three trees, registered in the index of spectacular trees of the Fribourg Forest and Fauna Service, are from now linked with each other through a hiking path on the Saint-Martin commune.

Schwarzsee On Riggli's traces

Riggli the dwarf is expecting you on top of Riggisalp and accompanies you on a journey into the world of renewable energy. Nine totem poles are waiting to be detected and explored by you on a smooth path of 2 kilometers. The educational path starts at the mountain station of the chair lift. The comfortable stroll takes you about one hour and a half. 

Schwarzsee One day of pilgrimage in the Sense district

Get yourself a break and make one day of pilgrimage on the path of St. James of Santiago de Compostela. Experience the varied stretch of Schwarzenburg through the beautiful landscape of the Sense district up to the medieval city of Fribourg.

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.

Sorens The Gibloux-Tower walk

From Sorens or from Avry to the Gibloux-Tower. Platform reachable by a spiral staircase. Panoramic view and georama: adventure of the earth and life.

Sorens The Sculptures-trail

114 wooden sculptures carved with a motor saw by different artists. Start close to the Sorens campsite.



  • 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


Modification of layouts

Here, you will find some important informations about the barred or diverted ways.

Randonnées guidées

Randonnées pédestres à FRIBOURG REGION - Un goût d'aventure! ...du printemps jusqu'en été pour tous niveaux.

Panorama map

With the FRIBOURG REGION map, you will be able to see at a glance the most interesting and scenic walking, bicycle, mountain biking and inline skating trails.
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