FRIBOURG REGION

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Gourmet tour in town

As part of the Taste My Swiss Cities campaign of Switzerland Tourism, Fribourg has also created a food tour : Taste my Fribourg ! Do not miss this gourmet walk which is a mix between a city tour and a culinary tasting! Based on the city’s main discovery route, this food tour will take you through the narroy streets of Fribourg, while offering you tasting breaks in places that are as much traditional as trendy.

This tour, ils proposed by Michel FR, artist and native of Fribourg. Follow the advice of a local person and discover the right addresses of the city. These are a total of five places that Michel has selectid for you to experience this highly Fribourg adventure.

This tour not only invites you to a great gastronomic experience, but also gives you the opportunity to discover the gems of Fribourg and meet the people of the area. Did you know that in Fribourg they speak Bolze? Ask around as soon as you are out for a walk in Fribourg!

The “Taste my Fribourg” Food Tour: an original idea to enhance your visit to the heart of the Old Town

  

Tour description

The Departure - Reception

The Departure – Reception

The starting point is the tourist office, located in the Equilibre theatre. A stone’s throw from the station, this first stop will be the opportunity for you to get all the information about the city as well as the Fribourg City Card to discover Fribourg from the most beautiful in a way!

To start the visit properly, you will be given documents:

  •  A small backpack stamped with the colours of the city
  •  Villars chocolate (manufactured in the city of Fribourg)   
  • The Fribourg City Card (including public transports and access to various activities
    during or after the Food Tour!)
Stop 2 : Le point Commun

Stop 2 : Le point Commun

Place Jean-Tinguely 1

Le Point commun is a new coffee bar with a warm and friendly atmosphere, offering many specialities
and regional products from different local partners.  Sensitive to the ecological wave, the coffee bar also offers
“sustainable” solutions with reusable containers for both coffee and small catering.  

Delight to taste:
As a starter, a hot drink served with a mini cuchaule (saffron bread, speciality of Fribourg)

Stop 3 : Les Trentenaires

Stop 3 : Les Trentenaires

Rue de Lausanne 87

“Thirty-somethings love good beer” translated from “Les Trentenaires aime la bonne bière” is the trendy name of
this bar restaurant located at the top of the Rue de Lausanne, a tourist and commercial street of the city. Installed in an old
pharmacy with some vintage elements, this place with its ultra-stylish decor offers a whole bunch of local and traditional
beers from all over the world, as well as syrups and other lemonades.

Delight to taste:
As aperitif, a traditional Fribourg beer and a tasty plate of Fribourg cheeses (Gruyère and Vacherin)

Stop 4 : Les Marchands Merciers

Stop 4 : Les Marchands Merciers

Ruelle des Epouses 1

The Marchands Merciers combine a tourist information centre, a shop specialised in local products
of Fribourg and cultural activities. They also act as a café and offer you small meals all day long,
pastries, hot and mineral drinks. This info point, located a stone’s throw from the famous St. Nicholas Cathedral, is
open every day. 

Delight to taste:
A thirst-quenching drink: a “homemade” syrup, apple juice or simply a cup of coffee

Stop 5 : Brasserie de l'Épée

Stop 5 : Brasserie de l’Épée

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A mythical address in the Old Town of Fribourg, the Brasserie de l’Épée is a bistronomic restaurant with a warm and lively atmosphere.
The menu, created by Luc Bacher, an experienced French chef, offers seasonal dishes with fresh and high-quality products.

Delight to taste:
The main course: the daily menu and a glass of Fribourg wine.
Dessert: a homemade dessert and a coffee

                                                                  

Useful information :

Take part in this original visit and surprise your taste buds with the culinary flavours of Fribourg.
The tour costs CHF 75.00 per person including 1 meal and/or drink in each above-mentionned location. A Fribourg City Card of a value of  CHF 20.– is included for free.
The card gives you access to museums, the little tourist train, various activities and free access to public transports, including the Funicular!


Fribourg City Card

Validity:
1 day
All year

From Wednesday to Saturday between 9am to 2.30pm (arrival at the restaurant L’Epée latest at 1.15 pm)
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Useful link:

                                               
Enjoy your tasteful tour!