From Pensier and the charming artificial lake of Schiffenen, it’s only a few kilometres to Fribourg, where the new entrance to this mediaeval city is the height of modernity. Opened in 2014, La Poya suspension bridge is a magnificent contemporary structure which is one of a kind in Switzerland. Open to traffic, it affords a stunning view over the city, refreshed by the meanders of the Sarine and crowned by the famous St-Nicolas cathedral.
Once here, you can choose to go into the town and explore its museums, the old town with its mediaeval buildings and the various cultural attractions and unusual sights – like the magic caves of Le Gottéron – or continue on in the direction of Bourguillon. This little village also has a little surprise in store, accessible to cars: the Chemin de Lorette, known by the locals as the finest viewpoint, with the most romantic views.
Discover the biggest bridge in Switzerland "The Poya" during your visit in the city of Fribourg!
Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
Case postale 1120 - 1701 Fribourg
+41 26 350 11 11
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Let the freshness of the Gottéron Valley invade you while crossing its savage and romantic gorges from the old town of Fribourg.
A jewel of Gothic architecture, the cathedral was built between 1283 and 1490.
Cure de la St-Nicolas
Rue des Chanoines 3
CP 153 - 1702 Fribourg
+41 26 347 10 40
Fribourg's medieval inegrity is unique in Europe, maybe even on a world-wide basis!