Fribourg Old Town

After crossing the Bern Bridge, a pretty wooden construction over the Sarine, you reach the old town. Among its ancient streets you will see reminders of the past, such as the Auberge de la Cigogne (rue d'Or), a former Augustine hostel, and the Fontaine de la Samaritaine (1151), in the street of the same name that leads to Place du Petit-St-Jean, home to many fine buildings and the Fontaine St-Anne (1560).

Useful information

Opening hours

allow 2hrs in addition to museums

Nearby tourist attractions

Église des Augustins
Église des Augustins
With a nave with three aisles and broken
15 minutes
Town Hall
Town Hall
Situated near the square where there a
30 minutes
Cathedral of St Nicholas
Cathedral of St Nicholas
Begun in 1283, this cathedral's fine 14C
30 minutes
Gutenberg Museum
Gutenberg Museum
Housed in the building of the Ancienne
120 minutes
Fribourg's Art and History Museum
Fribourg's Art and History Museum
Housed in the Hôtel Ratzé, an elegant
90 minutes
Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle
Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle
The former tram depot has been turned
90 minutes
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Église des Augustins
Église des Augustins
With a nave with three aisles and broken
15 minutes
Town Hall
Town Hall
Situated near the square where there a
30 minutes
Cathedral of St Nicholas
Cathedral of St Nicholas
Begun in 1283, this cathedral's fine 14C
30 minutes
See all