FRIBOURG REGION Lake Neuchâtel
With a surface area of 217.8 km2, Lake Neuchâtel is the largest lake wholly in Swiss territory. 53 km2 of the lake are in the canton of Fribourg. The medieval lakeside town of Estavayer-le-Lac is renowned as a leading water sports centre.
Place des Alpes 26
Tel. +41 (0) 26 848 424 424
Fax +41 (0)26 919 85 01
La Gruyère Lake La Gruyère
With a surface area of 13.5 km2, Lake La Gruyère is the second largest artificial lake in Switzerland. This magnificent body of water was formed as the result of the construction of the Rossens dam in 1947.
Franz. Kirchgasse 6
Tel. +41 (0)26 670 51 12
Murten Lake Murten
Straddling the cantons of Fribourg and Vaud, Lake Murten, at 22.8 km2, is the smallest lake in the Three Lakes Region. Water leaves the lake through the Broye Canal, from where it flows into Lake Neuchâtel.
This natural lake, which measures some 0.5 km2, lies at an altitude of 1046 m and is 10 metres at its deepest point. It is used for a wide variety of activities. In winter, visitors can skate on the its frozen waters, while in summer it is perfect for swimming and pedal-boating.