ViaJacobi

FRIBOURG REGION

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FRIBOURG REGION

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.

Itinerary

Section 13 Schwarzenburg–Fribourg: 20 km
The trail leads along the Sensegraben, popular recreational area and nature reserve. After the Sodbachbrücke bridge, numerous religious symbols along the wayside are a clear indication that you’ve crossed the border into the Catholic canton of Fribourg.

  Hiking time Height difference
Schwarzenburg–Fribourg 5 h 20 min 440 m
Fribourg–Schwarzenburg 5 h 30 min 600 m

Requirements
Grade: easy (hiking trail)/Conditions: medium

http://www.wanderland.ch/en/routes/etappe-01108.html


Section 14 Fribourg–Romont (FR): 30km

The city of Fribourg with its numerous historic references to St James and the St James pilgrims would be worth the journey on its own. The pilgrims’ path leads over the St Apolline bridge and through the varied landscape of the Glâne to Romont.

  Hiking time Height difference
Fribourg–Romont 7 h 45 min 720 m
Romont (FR)–Fribourg 7 h 35 min 580 m

Requirements
Grade: easy (hiking trail)/Conditions: difficult

http://www.wanderland.ch/en/routes/etappe-01111.html


Section 15 Romont (FR)–Moudon: 15 km

The boundary between cantons Fribourg and Vaud is crossed over a ridge with sweeping views as far as Curtilles on both sides. A riverside path follows the Broye. The parish church in Moudon with its valuable choir stalls is well worth a visit.

  Hiking time Height difference
Romont (FR)–Moudon 3 h 45 min 200 m
Moudon–Romont (FR) 4 h 00 min 460 m

Requirements
Grade: easy (hiking trail)/Conditions: easy

http://www.wanderland.ch/en/routes/etappe-01110.html


Section 32 Fribourg (Villars-sur-Glâne)–Payerne:22 km

On the Via Jacobi to Payerne, a St James’ cross erected in 1981 at the edge of the Belle-Croix forest has an eventful past. The distinctive sunken paths in this forest are evidence of the medieval link from Freiburg toPayerne.

  Hiking time Height difference
Villars-sur-Glâne–Payerne 5 h 30 min 320 m
Payerne–Villars-sur-Glâne 5 h 40 min 500 m

Requirements
Grade: easy (hiking trail)/Conditions: medium

http://www.wanderland.ch/en/routes/etappe-01454.html

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Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts

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Map of Hiking in Switzerland, Canton of Fribourg:
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  • Bulle - Château
    Bulle - Château
  • Bulle - Grand Rue
    Bulle - Grand Rue
  • Charmey
    Charmey
  • Charmey
    Charmey
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Estavayer-le-Lac
    Estavayer-le-Lac
  • Fribourg - Vieille Ville
    Fribourg - Vieille Ville
  • Gruyères
    Gruyères
  • Jaun
    Jaun
  • 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
  • MOLESON
    MOLESON
  • Moléson - village
    Moléson - village
  • MOLESON-SOMMET
    MOLESON-SOMMET
  • Murten - Castle
    Murten - Castle
  • Portalban
    Portalban
  • Portalban
    Portalban
  • Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
    Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
  • Schwarzsee - See
    Schwarzsee - See
  • Schwarzsee - Stalden
    Schwarzsee - Stalden

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