Travel and accomodation

Travel Information

Fribourg/Freiburg (Switzerland) is situated in the centre of Switzerland and can be reached via international airports at Zurich, Geneva, or Basel-Mulhouse. All three airports are at a distance of approximately 90 minutes by train. Train connections are frequent and very good. There are also good connections to high-speed trains in neighbouring countries (ICE, frecce, TGV). Information on train schedules and tickets can be found at

Please note that (much) cheaper train tickets are available if booked in advance and for low peak times.

Accomodation and PLACES To EAT

A list of hotels and other types of accomodation is available on the website of the Tourist office. Please make sure to book your accomodation well in advance!

Fribourg hosts a number of restaurants, from relaxed or alternative places to gourmet restaurants. More information at Restaurants in Fribourg (


The old town of Fribourg is a must-see historic site. The entire Fribourg region is renowned for its beautiful landscapes, smallish medieval towns and culinary delights. And, of course, its Gruyere cheese and delicious chocolate! 
More information at