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Fribourg and Gruyeres Full–Day Trip

1. Fribourg and Gruyeres Full–Day Trip

On this full day excursion, see and learn about one of the best-kept medieval towns in Switzerland – Fribourg. Reach Fribourg in a private, comfortable vehicle, direct from your favourite location in Zurich. Upon arrival, you are free to stroll around the area, explore the narrow streets with old fashioned shops and cafes, gaze at the calm waters of the River Sarine, and have a moment of peace in the Cathedral of St. Nicholas – the main highlight of the city. Its beautifully stained glass windows along with the Gothic design will send you back in time. Move on to the most picturesque region of Switzerland – the mysterious town of Gruyeres, founded in the early middle ages. Swiss Gruyeres is famous for its delicious yellow cheese, which carries the same name as the town itself. You will have the chance to visit the cheese factory – la Maison du Gruyere – where you will witness the whole process of making cheese. Next, enter the oldest chocolate factory in Switzerland – La Maison Cailler. Here, find out how chocolate arrived in Europe and how the Swiss made it even better!

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Fribourg City Card with Free Public Transport

2. Fribourg City Card with Free Public Transport

Discover the city of Fribourg at your own pace and with a multitude of options open to you with the Fribourg City Card. Choose between a 1-day or 2-day option and get free access to all museums, public transit, and to the main tourist attractions.   If museums are your thing, check out: the Chemin de Fer du Kaeserberg, the Art & History Museum, the Espace Jean-Tinguely & Niki de St-Phalle, the Natural History Museum, the Swiss Puppet Museum, and the Swiss Sewing Machine Museum. You can also drop by the contemporary art center, the Botanic Gardens, the Gutenburg Museum, the Bible and Orient Museum, the Sensler Museum, and "Across the Screen". The other fun activities included on your card are a hop-on hop-off ticket to the small train that goes through the Old Town, a round of Urban Golf, access to the Cathedral’s tower, bowling, and access to the city’s pools.   On top of all that, your card gives you free public transportation as well as free access to the city’s funicular (cable car). The whole city is open to you with this city card.

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Fribourg: Private Transfer to or from GVA Airport

3. Fribourg: Private Transfer to or from GVA Airport

Whether your trip is just beginning or coming to an end, ensure a hassle-free holiday from start to finish when you book your airport transfer service in advance. Avoid long taxi lines, busy public transport, and language barrier confusions, then simply sit back and relax on your trip to or from your Fribourg accommodation and GVA Airport. Your private transfer service is tailored to suit your every need, whether you’re traveling in a bigger group or with extra luggage. To further ensure a relaxed transfer experience, you will receive a text message shortly before your scheduled pickup with your booking reference, a customer service number, and your driver's name and contact details. When you book your private transfer, remember to include your flight details as your driver will track your flight so that he’ll be there to greet you no matter what. For arrivals to GVA Airport, collect your luggage and make your way to the arrivals hall where your friendly and professional driver will be waiting for you. Benefit from a baggage allowance of one piece of luggage per passenger and relax in comfort as you travel to your accommodation. During the drive you can admire the views of the city and surrounding landscapes, and also ask your driver for tips and recommendations to enhance your stay. For departures, enjoy pickup directly from your accommodation in Fribourg and receive the same stellar service.

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Fribourg: Urban Golf Experience to Discover the City

4. Fribourg: Urban Golf Experience to Discover the City

Arrive at the tourism office to collect the necessary equipment and embark on your urban golf experience. Allow a specially designed 18-hole course to guide you through the fascinating old town of Fribourg. Combine sport and fun to discover the history of one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Switzerland. The principles of golf remain: get the ball in hole in the least amount of shots. The excitement comes in an orienteering-style course dotted throughout the city. With a golf club, a ball, and a road map in your hand, enjoy an entertaining activity ideal for groups or families on a mini-golf course to remember.

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