There is a whole universe of art and history to discover in the heart of Fribourg's cities. The different exhibitions and the cultural itineraries have everything to please culture lovers.
Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art
The Romont castle, this worthy setting for the Vitromusée is dedicated to the glass arts. Its collection includes precious and fascinating stained glass windows, rare paintings under glass from the Middle Ages, but also astonishing contemporary works.
Around ten contemporary art works punctuate the ArtiChoke urban art itinerary with their brilliance. The frescoes and installations, respectfully embedded in the historical heritage of the medieval city of Estavayer-le-Lac, are freely visible.
The museums of Fribourg exhibit the heritage, the art of today and yesterday, science, know-how, history and the varied riches of the canton. Surprise creates emotion to make your visit both fun and educational.
The model of the city of Fribourg, reproduced according to Martin Martini's engraving of 1606, attracts history lovers and those curious about the past. The details are remarkable. An interactive support completes the discovery.
Rue is said to be the smallest town in Europe, but it does not lack character. The walk around the town leads through rolling countryside and unspoiled nature. A few historical buildings mark the route.
Payerne city center is dominated by the 11th century abbey church, which has been completely renovated. The largest Romanesque building in Switzerland is an example of Cluniac architecture. The interactive tour is very well designed and will amaze you.
This jewel of Gothic art, the pride of the city of Fribourg, amazes visitors who come to discover all its architectural treasures. Its three naves, its stained-glass windows, its 74-meter-high tower and its baroque decor are quite humbling.
The old municipal mill houses the Museum of Murten. Its permanent exhibition illustrates 6'000 years of history of the city and its region. It does not fail to highlight contemporary artists, in a fascinating dialogue between past and present.
The Wallpaper Museum of Mézières presents treasures of creativity during its temporary exhibitions. Contemporary works, videos, sculptures, paintings are judiciously associated with the atmospheres and decorations of its old wallpapers.
Colors in the eyes. The offer includes admissions to the Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art and the Wallpaper Museum. During your stay, follow the stained-glass path to discover the churches and their stained-glass windows.
With the "food tour" and its overnight stay at the hotel, wander through the streets and enjoy five gourmet breaks in must-see places at your own pace. From the city center to the historic districts, savor the local specialties, enjoy!
The new guide "Frÿburg1606" is a multimedia and augmented reality experience that projects you into the city of Fribourg in the 17th century, its architecture and its daily life. A journey through space and time 100% covid-19 compatible.
Even if many itineraries or visits are freely accessible, you will never be disappointed by a guided tour. They always offer an undeniable plus, anecdotes and even some exclusive passes, not to mention the encounters!
The information posts of the historical circuit of the city of Estavayer-le-Lac inform about the heritage of the city and highlight the richness of the place and its past. Audio comments are accessible by reading a QR code.
Holders of the City Card Fribourg can enjoy dozens of advantages and free services in the city. Tourist attractions have never been so easily accessible. Don't wait much longer, make the most of your stay!
During the beautiful summer season, the Estavayer-le-Lac little panoramic train goes through the medieval city streets. With a capacity of 40 people, the "P'tit train" can also be rented, which will make your events unforgettable.
Take a break here and there, discover Bulle at your own pace. The 15 historical circuit booklets list the richness of the place. The buildings, squares, parks and churches will no longer hold any secrets. Complete the visit at the Musée gruérien.