Known in Switzerland as the German-speaking area of the bilingual canton of Fribourg, the Singine region is well worth a visit for its scenery and its cultural heritage. A few kilometres from Fribourg, Tafers is home to the Musée Singinois. In a typical house dating back to 1780, the exhibitions tell you all about the dialect, history, music and modern culture of this region. Continuing on your way southwards, you’ll be struck by the beauty of Plaffeien church, the biggest Neo-romanesque church in the canton of Fribourg.
From here, you can choose either to return to Fribourg by charming countryside routes or try something different and head for the Pre-Alps. In this case, your destination will be the beautiful Gantrisch nature park with its tranquil lake nestled in a landscape of mountains and green hills. Popular with families, Schwarzsee is the ideal place for a walk in the summer as well as a friendly winter resort.
The Museum portrays the life in the region by five themes: language, history, customs, economy and music.
Sensler Museum Tafers
Kirchweg 2 - 1712 Tafers
+41 26 494 25 31
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It is the largest neo-Romanesque church in Canton Fribourg.
Schwarzseestrasse 212 - 1716 Plaffeien
+41 26 412 13 13
This natural lake, which measures some 0.5 km2, lies at an altitude of 1046 m and is 10 metres at its deepest point.
Schwarzseestrasse 212 - 1716 Schwarzsee