Fribourg and Neuchâtel Travel Guide

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Plan Your Fribourg and Neuchâtel Vacation

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.

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Fribourg and Neuchâtel Hotels

As they become more tourist-oriented, Fribourg and Neuchâtel are developing better hotel infrastructures. Fribourg is the best equipped, though there's...read more

Restaurants

Fribourg and Neuchâtel Restaurants

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

Things To Do in Fribourg and Neuchâtel

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Fribourg and Neuchâtel Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    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

  • Cheese: Fribourg's Calling Card

    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

  • La Désalpe

    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

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