Fribourg and Neuchâtel Travel Guide
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Shouldered by the more prominent cantons of Bern and Vaud, the cantons of Fribourg and Neuchâtel are easily overlooked by hurried visitors. If they do stop, it is usually for a quick dip into the environs of Fribourg and Gruyères. That leaves the rest of this largely untouched area to the Swiss, who enjoy its relatively unspoiled nature and relaxed approach to life.
As they become more tourist-oriented, Fribourg and Neuchâtel are developing better hotel infrastructures. Fribourg is the best equipped, though there's...read more
Both Fribourg and Neuchâtel have a plethora of top-quality, French-influenced restaurants. They offer far cheaper lunch menus (three or more courses) and...read more
Things To Do in Fribourg and Neuchâtel
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Stir the melting pot: Fondue famously originated in the Neuchâtel area—try the two-cheese fondue neuchâteloise that honors the region's fabulous... Read more
A traveler cruising Switzerland's emerald hills and villages far from industrial turf can't help but notice the damp, fresh, earthy ephemera... Read more
When the Alpine grass thins out in the fall, the cows of Haute Gruyère are led down to the village stables—in style, with huge bells around their... Read more
Switzerland may be best known for its frosty summits, but the tiny-yet-diverse country opens up in summertime... Read more
Starting in the sun-splashed coast of the French Riviera, a road trip is one of the most stunning and... Read more
The Swiss city of Basel is getting ready to host to the who's who of the art world yet again, with the... Read more
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Just back less than a week ago from my 8 day/night solo trip to Bern.
Stayed in a 333 year-old building apartment (VRBO) a half block from Bern's famous Muenster and half a block from Clock Tower.
Had sun, Read more
There is no way our trip would have been so enjoyable without the suggestions from the fodor community so a BIGGGGG thank you!
Here is the link to our blog which is slow but sure!
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