Fribourg en diagonale
From the Pays de Gruyère to the Three Lakes Region and through the canton's principle tourist resorts of Gruyères, Fribourg and Murten. Discover typical Swiss landscapes: Alpine foothills and the agricultural, rolling hills of the Mittelland.
The route is intended for easy hiking, true to the motto «travelling also means being able to take a break». It leads along the border between the French and German-speaking regions. By visiting the medieval villages, it makes it possible to bring the history of the region to life and to discover the architecture and development of country houses in the villages as well as signs of the region’s economic boom. The varied landscape with its charming villages shows that it is possible to enjoy a contemporary lifestyle while ensuring that the natural world and historic cultural assets are respected.
The route is intended to be covered in three one-day stages but can be extended, depending on how much time is spent on visiting towns and sightseeing attractions.