Fribourg is both a city and a Swiss canton, and is located next to the regions Bern and Wallis. In this canton, people often speak two languages, French and German. As a city, Fribourg is a popular congress city, but it is also known for its many opportunities for recreation. Built on rocks and water, it is a special legacy from the Middle Ages and is considered to be one of the most beautiful architectural wonders in Europe. The most beautiful medieval townscapes can be found in Fribourg, and an authentic atmosphere is created with the many churches, fountains, monuments and mansions. This authentic atmosphere is also reflected in our holiday homes.
The surroundings are hilly and in the landscape, you will find many farms and small villages. There are many opportunities to be active in this region. An excellent opportunity to discover Fribourg is by bike or on foot, directly from a holiday home. For true nature lovers, there are many hiking trails to follow, and for water sports enthusiasts there are plenty of opportunities on one of the beautiful lakes in the area. After an active day, you can return to one of our holiday homes to relax.
The canton of Vaud is located in Romandy. Lowlands are interspersed with Alps and lakes. A large part of Vaud is located on Lake Geneva and Lake Neuchâtel. The canton shares its borders with Geneva, Wallis, Fribourg, Bern and Neuchâtel. In the middle of Lake Geneva, it borders France, the section of Haute-Savoie. This makes it a varied environment with a versatile landscape. Savour the versatility of Fribourg-Vaud, and book a holiday home with the whole family.
The regional capital, Lausanne, has a beautiful location overlooking the Alps, located around Lake Geneva. You will find elongated meadows, villages with countless chalets, glaciers and mountain peaks. The ideal holiday for everyone can be found here through the lakes, mountains, cities and beautiful nature. A nice destination for both sportsmen and peace seekers alike. During the winter sports season, you will find a wide range of slopes and lifts in the hospitable mountain villages. So take a look at our holiday homes in the winter sports offer.
Some of the best places to visit are the Cathedrale St Nicholas, the Bern Bridges, the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle Fribourg (the museum of Natural History), the Valle Du Gotteron, and Point De Grandfey.
Take a ride on the historical Funicular Fribourg, the local tramway and a great way to get around.
Travelers from the UK can take trains, buses, cars, Eurotunnel, car ferries or flights.
Some of the best dishes to try are Fondue, Gruyere, Jambon De La Borne, Tete De Moine, and Bresi. Absinthe is a spirit that’s a local favourite and a must-try.
June to August are the best months to visit.