Modern but medieval, unassuming but vibrant, urban but surrounded by nature, bustling but personable: Fribourg is full of contrasts. In autumn, you are happy to stop in one of the many restaurants to taste Fribourg Region’s specialities and discover the jewels of the Old Town and its fortifications.
Walk around the city wall
Built in the Middle Ages, a walk through the fortifications is worth the trip! During the day, the public is invited to discover this heritage freely or with a guide. A tour of approx. 3 hours between towers, gates and ramparts of the original enclosure.
Taste my Fribourg
The food tour will take you through the narrow streets of Fribourg, while offering you tasting breaks in places that are as much traditional as trendy. Extend your stay thanks to the package including overnight stay and entrance fees to tourist places.
Werkhof - Espace 1606
In the old factory courtyard, the city of Fribourg in 1606 is presented on a 52m² model, rich in detail. On large multimedia animated screens you can meet the locals of that time, such as the town chronicler Martini, a lansquenet, the natural healer, etc.
Hiking in automn
Discover Fribourg and its autumnal colors on the shore of the Sarine, in mystical places or in the famous Gottéron valley. A thousand shades of orange, yellow and red! Different levels of difficulty for a playful discovery of the region.
With the Visioguide "Frÿburg1606" on a tablet, one goes on a journey through the old town. Thanks to digitally enhanced reality, you can dive deep into the Middle Ages, visit 21 important places in the city and meet the locals of that time in their everyday life.
Fribourg at dusk
Let yourself be charmed by medieval history and dive into the 12th century with our guides! Wander through the narrow streets of the Old Town for 2 hours by the light of lanterns and follow two characters from the Middle Ages. Sshutt we won’t tell you more!
Hotels & Restaurants
Auberge aux 4 Vents
Ideal place for a meal or a stay in a haven of peace only a few minutes from the city center. The original style of the resort is reflected in the 8 rooms with unique themes. The restaurant offers seasonal cuisine with gourmet meals.
Autumn goes along with the hunting season! Discover the restaurants that will be pleased to welcome you and serve seasonal cuisine. Whether in the city centre, Old Town or in the surroundings of Fribourg, a pleasure for the taste buds!
Villars chocolate factory
Founded in 1901, the Villars chocolate factory is the pride of the residents of Fribourg. At once a café and a shop, it is the ideal place to enjoy a hot chocolate and other delicacies before setting off to discover the city!
Benichon mustard workshop
Make your own Bénichon mustard with a baker. The workshop will also reveal you the secrets of making the famous Cuchaule AOP a brioche-type bread with saffron. Of course, a degustation is organized at the end. Book quickly!
A tradition in FRIBOURG REGION celebrated for several centuries, the Bénichon is a festive moment around a typical meal. Without waiting any longer, taste the Bénichon menu in one of the restaurants or farms in Fribourg Region!