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ITINERARY AND WALKING TRAILS IDEAS

Soak up the beautiful landscapes
of the Fribourg region thanks to our
itinerary and hiking ideas!

ITINERARY IDEAS

CLEAN AIR AND GOOD FOOD

CLEAN AIR AND GOOD FOOD


Example for a family (2 adults with a Half-Fare Travelcard and 2 children from 6 to 16 years) leaving from Bulle

10:16 a.m.: Train to Châtel-St-Denis (arrival at 10:41 a.m.)
10:50 a.m.: Bus to Les Paccots (arrival at 11:00 a.m.)

Arrived in Les Paccots, go to Sport’Yves in order to rent snowshoes and sticks. The didactic path “Rand’Eau” will allow you to walk during 1.15 hours in a dream setting while learning interesting facts about water. After the effort, relaxation! The Auberge du Lac des Joncs will treat you delicious local specialties. In the afternoon, the indoor ice rink of Les Paccots will promise you good time of fun. The biggest will not be able to resist to a massage at the Espace Santé et Bien-être in Les Paccots (30% discount on all treatments with the FriPass).

04:55 p.m.: Bus to Châtel-St-Denis (arrival at 05:08 p.m.)
05:18 p.m.: Train to Bulle (arrival at 05:44 p.m.)


Price for a family (2 adults with a Half-Fare Travelcard and 2 children from 6 to 16 years) leaving from Bulle

  • Without FriPass: CHF 145.60
  • With FriPass: CHF 90.00

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CULTURE AND WALLPAPER

CULTURE AND WALLPAPER


Example for an adult leaving from Châtel-St-Denis

09:18 a.m.: Train to Bulle (arrival at 09:44 a.m.)
09:50 a.m.: Train to Romont (arrival at 10:07 a.m.)

Leave the train and slope gently upwards the hill of Romont. Discover the cobblestoned lanes of this town. Arrived at the castle, enter a world of glass and colors thanks to the Vitromusée, the Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art. After its visit, walk on the stained glass trail until Mézières (duration: 2.40 hours) where you will be able to visit the Wallpaper Museum and admire extremely rare items.

04:28 p.m.: Bus from Mézières (FR) to Bulle (arrival 04:58 p.m.)

Make a last trip in the town of Bulle and do not forget to taste one of the many culinary specialties of the region!

06:46 p.m.: Train to Châtel-St-Denis (arrival at 07:11 p.m.)


Price for an adult leaving from Châtel-St-Denis

  • Without FriPass: CHF 50.60
  • With FriPass: CHF 40.00

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Itinéraire culture et papier peint

THE "DOLCE VITA" AND ROMAN RUINS

THE "DOLCE VITA" AND ROMAN RUINS


Example for a family (2 adults and 2 children from 6 to 16 years) leaving from Fribourg

11:22 a.m.: Bus to Avenches (arrival at 11:51 a.m.)

Aventicum… Explore the Roman capital of the Helvetians and its museum entirely dedicated to the city. Take the opportunity to lunch on a sunny terrace. Once satisfied, take a walk in the steps of the Romans until the lovely city of Murten (duration: 2.40 hours). Then, embark on a boat and let yourself be lulled by the sweet pitching and the drifts of the lake. In the evening, stroll in the lanes.

08:57 p.m.: Train to Fribourg (arrival at 09:28 p.m.)


Price for a family (2 adults and 2 children from 6 to 16 years) leaving from Fribourg

  • Without FriPass: CHF 160.40
  • With FriPass: CHF 90.00

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Itinéraire dolce vita

MAGIC OF LA GRUYÈRE AND CHOCOLATE DESIRE

MAGIC OF LA GRUYÈRE AND CHOCOLATE DESIRE


Example for an adult leaving from Romont

09:53 a.m.: Train to Bulle (arrival at 10:11 a.m.)
10:17 a.m.: Train to Broc-Fabrique (arrival at 10:28 a.m.)

Very close to the train station, bewitch by the magic of the chocolate in the famous Maison Cailler, the Swiss Chocolate Factory. Once the visit is over, fill your shopping bags and start your walk (duration: 2.00 hours – 2.30 hours) or jump in the train to the medieval town of Gruyères.

12:32 p.m.: Train to Gruyères-Pringy (arrival at 12:52 p.m., with connection at Bulle)

At the destination, discover La Maison du Gruyère and the Castle of Gruyères, which overlooks the city. After their visits, do not miss to taste the signature dish of La Gruyère region: meringues with Gruyère double cream!

05:00 p.m.: Train to Bulle (arrival at 05:08 p.m.)
05:20 p.m.: Train to Romont (arrival at 05:37 p.m.)


Price for an adult leaving from Romont

  • Without FriPass: CHF 60.10
  • With FriPass: CHF 40.00

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TRAINS AND PICTURESQUE STREETS

TRAINS AND PICTURESQUE STREETS


Example for an adult with a Half-Fare Travelcard and a child from 6 to 16 years leaving from Avenches

10:34 a.m.: Bus to Fribourg (arrival at 11:09 a.m.)
11:38 a.m.: Bus to Granges-Paccot, Rte du Coteau (arrival at 11:45 a.m.)

Go down the bus and discover the world of the Swiss Model Railway! After this visit, go to the Old Town of Fribourg, where picturesque restaurants await you. After lunch, board on the tiny train for a relaxed discovery of the Old Town of Fribourg.

05:43 p.m.: Bus to Avenches (arrival at 06:21 p.m.)


Price for an adult with a Half-Fare Travelcard and a child from 6 to 16 years leaving from Avenches

  • Without FriPass: CHF 68.60
  • With FriPass: CHF 30.00 + CHF 20.00 = CHF 50.00

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Itinéraires petits trains touristiques

STAND UP PADDLE AND PANORAMIC VIEW

STAND UP PADDLE AND PANORAMIC VIEW


Example for an adult with a Half-Fare Travelcard leaving from Payerne

09:16 a.m.: Train to Fribourg (arrival at 09:43 a.m.)
10:03 a.m.: Bus to Zollhaus (arrival at 10:43 a.m.)

When leaving the bus in Zollhaus, you will be on your way for a splendid walk through a preserved land (duration: 2 hours). Arrived in Schwarzsee, go on the Riggisalp chair lift in order to discover the wonderful view from the summit and taste the delicious barbecues of the restaurant Bärghuus. Then, go down to the village with the chair lift and enjoy some aquatic pleasures! You can rent a stand up paddle for one hour to relax, simply surrounded by water.

06:04 p.m.: Bus to Fribourg (arrival at 06:57 p.m.)
07:16 p.m.: Train to Payerne (arrival at 07:44 p.m.)


Price for an adult with a Half-Fare Travelcard leaving from Payerne

  • Without FriPass: CHF 51.80
  • With FriPass: CHF 30.00

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Stand Up Paddle sur le lac

WALKING TRAILS

ALBEUVE > MONTBOVON

ALBEUVE > MONTBOVON


A break through the authentic and preserved Intyamon Valley via the beautiful village of Lessoc and its fountain

Starting point
Montbovon

End point
Albeuve

Duration
2.00 hours


Points of interest

  • Mountains landscapes
  • Pure nature
  • Walk on the trail of the counts of Gruyères


TIPPS Lunch or dinner at the Auberge de l’Ange, Albeuve (12 Points at the GaultMillau Guide)


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Albeuve et Montbovon

AVENCHES > FAOUG > MURTEN

AVENCHES > FAOUG > MURTEN


A walk in the steps of the Romans, from the former capital of the Roman Switzerland to the shores of Lake Murten

Starting point
Avenches

End point
Train station of Murten

Duration
2.40 hours


Points of interest

  • Roman Museum and ruins, Avenches
  • Beach, Avenches
  • Obelisk, Meyriez
  • Swimming pool, Murten


TIPPS Nidelkuchen at the Tea-Room Monnier, Murten


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Avenches Faoug Morat

BROC > MORLON > BULLE THROUGH THE TRAIL OF LAKE GRUYÈRE

BROC > MORLON > BULLE THROUGH THE TRAIL OF LAKE GRUYÈRE


A walk at the pace of the water lapping and the birds singing

Starting point
Maison Cailler, Broc

End point
Bulle

Duration
2.10 hours


Points of interest

  • Maison Cailler, the Swiss Chocolate Factory, Broc
  • Museum of La Gruyère Region, Bulle
  • Forest of Bouleyres, Bulle (playground, stadium, skatepark)


TIPPS Buvette les Laviaux, Morlon


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Broc Morlon Bulle

CHARMEY > BROC

CHARMEY > BROC


Discover the mysterious beauty of the Jogne Valley

Starting point
Charmey

End point
Maison Cailler, Broc

Duration
1.50 hours


Points of interest

  • Les Bains de la Gruyère
  • Lake and dam of Montsalvens
  • Gorges of the Jogne
  • Maison Cailler, the Swiss Chocolate Factory, Broc


TIPPS Picnic area at the beginning of the Gorges of the Jogne.


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Charmey Broc Maison Cailler

COURTEPIN > MURTEN

COURTEPIN > MURTEN


A walk along the river Bibera to get to know the beaver

Starting point
Courtepin

End point
Murten

Duration
2.40 hours


Points of interest

  • Beavers learning path
  • Village of Cressier
  • Castle of Münchenwiler
  • Remparts in the Old Town of Murten and history of the battle of Murten


TIPPS Cheese Mont-Vully made at the cheese-dairy of Cressier


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Courtepin Morat

FRIBOURG > STE-APPOLINE > HAUTERIVE

FRIBOURG > STE-APPOLINE > HAUTERIVE


Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the River Sarine shores and Hauterive Abbey

Starting point
Train station of Fribourg

End point
Hauterive

Duration
3.15 hours


Points of interest

  • Ste-Appoline Bridge, Villars-sur-Glâne
  • Abbey of Hauterive


TIPPS Restaurant La Croix-Blanche, Posieux


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Fribourg Ste-Appoline Hauterive

GOTTERON GORGES

GOTTERON GORGES


Walk through the wild and romantic Gottéron Valley to the Old Town of Fribourg

Starting point
Tafers

End point
Old Town of Fribourg

Duration
1.30 hours


Points of interest

  • Sensler Museum, Tafers
  • Tiny train of the Gottéron and its restaurant, Fribourg
  • Old Town of Fribourg and its monuments


TIPPS Buvette des 3 Canards, Fribourg


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Gorges du Gottéron

LES PACCOTS : RAND'EAU (also with snowshoes)

LES PACCOTS : RAND'EAU


(also with snowshoes)

A didactic path on the theme of water in a dream setting

Starting point
Parking "Lac des Joncs"

End point
Parking "Lac des Joncs"

Duration
1.15 hours


Points of interest

  • Learning path
  • 9 questions on the way


TIPPS Alpine hut Auberge du Lac des Joncs, Les Paccots


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BROC > GRUYÈRES

BROC > GRUYÈRES


Walk over hills and woods in the steps of the counts of Gruyères

Starting point
Maison Cailler, Broc

End point
Train station Guyères-Pringy

Duration
1.50 hours


Points of interest

  • Maison Cailler, the Swiss Chocolate Factory, Broc
  • Chapel "des Marches", Broc
  • Border of the River Sarine, "Pont qui branle"
  • Gruyères and its castle, Gruyères
  • La Maison du Gruyère, demonstration cheese-dairy, Pringy


TIPPS Restaurant Abri des Marches and swimming pool, Broc


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Maison Cailler, Broc et Gruyères

MOLESON > LES PACCOTS (also with snowshoes)

MOLESON > LES PACCOTS


(also with snowshoes)

A spectacular panorama just in front of your eyes

Starting point
Moléson-sur-Gruyères

End point
Les Paccots

Duration
3.40 hours


Points of interest

  • Funicular from Moléson to Plan Francey
  • Breathtaking view and panorama


TIPPS Alpine hut Gros Plané and alpine hut Incrota, Les Paccots


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Moléson - Les Paccots

PRAZ > MURTEN

PRAZ > MURTEN


Watch the birds in their natural habitat and stroll in the shade of the trees

Starting point
Praz

End point
Murten

Duration
2.20 hours


Points of interest

  • Vully pie
  • Vineyard path and wines of the Vully
  • Murten Museum


TIPPS Beach House, Hotel Bad Muntelier am See


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Praz Morat

SCHWARZSEE > JAUN (also with snowshoes)

SCHWARZSEE > JAUN


(also with snowshoes)

Walk through this long valley and discover a beautiful Pre-Alpine landscape

Starting point
Restaurant Gypsera, Schwarzsee

End point
Jaun

Duration
2.50 hours


Points of interest

  • Monster scooter Riggisalp and summer toboggan run, Schwarzsee
  • Cable car Riggisalp, Schwarzsee (reduce the walking time of 45 minutes)
  • Cantorama and waterfall, Jaun


TIPPS Lunch at the alpine hut "Ritzlialp", Jaun


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Schwarzsee Jaun

CHEESE-DAIRY PATH THROUGH LES MONGERONS (also with snowshoes)

CHEESE-DAIRY PATH THROUGH LES MONGERONS


(also with snowshoes)

From a cheese-dairy to another, an invigorating walk to discover life in the alpine pasture

Starting point
La Maison du Gruyère, Pringy

End point
Moléson-sur-Gruyères

Duration
2.00 hours


Points of interest

  • La Maison du Gruyère, demonstration cheese dairy, Pringy
  • Summit of Mount Moléson
  • Fun Park, Moléson-Village


TIPPS Alpine hut Mongerons, Pringy


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STAINED GLASS TRAIL

STAINED GLASS TRAIL


A walk through fields and vales to discover a beautiful display of colors and lights

Starting point
Tourist office, Romont

End point
Mézières

Duration
3.15 hours


Points of interest

  • Vitromusée, Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art, Romont
  • Collegiale church and monastery church "Fille-Dieu", Romont
  • Remparts, Romont
  • Wallpaper Museum, Mézières


TIPPS The biggest painting under glass in the world, Church of Mézières


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Sentier du Vitrail

ZOLLHAUS > SCHWARZSEE (also with snowshoes)

ZOLLHAUS > SCHWARZSEE


(also with snowshoes)

Discover a preserved land and breathtaking views

Starting point
Zollhaus

End point
Schwarzsee

Duration
1.40 hours


Points of interest

  • Monster scooter Riggisalp and summer toboggan run, Schwarzsee
  • Paddle boat and beach, Schwarzsee
  • Natural marsh


TIPPS Restaurant Stärn, Schwarzsee


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Zollhaus Schwarzsee

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