Fribourg –
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from the middle ages 


and travel through time

Travel through time in Fribourgs old town

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Where? Start: at the tourist office of the city of Fribourg. Place Jean-Tinguely 1, 1700 Fribourg (visioguide available)
What? With the respective app or the visioguide, you can immerse yourself in the everyday life of the year 1606 at 20 important locations in Fribourg’s old town. At your own pace, follow six virtual personalities through the medieval city center and over the reopened city fortifications. A stop in the newly renovated Werkhof (also called « Espace 1606 ») is a must. Here, the three-dimensional city map from 1606 comes to life on 50m².
When? Visioguide can be rented daily from August. The Werkhof is open from the end of August from Tuesday to Sunday.
Price? Visioguide: 12.- CHF, Werkhof: 10.- CHF
Fun fact: Thanks to modern animation technology, more than 1000 buildings and people are staged in their everyday life from 1606 in the Werkhof. Why 1606? Because a detailed city map exists from this year and the people tell about their life back then.
Contact: Fribourg Tourism: Tel. +41 (0) 26 350 11 11,

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