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    Fribourg (French; German: Freiburg or Freiburg im Üechtland but mostly Fribourg) is situated about 28km South-West of Bern. It is the capital of the District de la Sarine (district of Sarine) and the Swiss canton of Fribourg. It is an important administrative, educational with a bilingual university German-French, and economic center on the cultural border between French and German Switzerland. It is situated on both sides of the river Saane/Sarine, on the Swiss plateau. Fribourg’s Vielle Ville (Old City), sits on a small rocky hill above the valley of the Sarine and is one of the best maintained in Switzerland. The charming Old City with its café’s attracts to spend some time there and shop.

    Cultural experiences include the festival of religious music, the international folklore convention, the jazz parade, an international film festival and Cinéplus. Counterculture also finds its place through the Fri-Art art center, and Fri-Son, for rock and punk music.

    Don't forget to eat some yummy fondue moitié-moitié" (French for half-half) with half Vacherin Fribourgeois and half Gruyère.
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    • Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter
      0.22 Km from Fribourg
    • AV Fryburgia
      0.33 Km from Fribourg
      AV (Akademische Verbindung; academic society) Fryburgia is a fraternity or Studentenverbindung at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. Male students of all faculties are eligible to become members. The fraternity is a section of the Schweizerischer Studentenverein (Swiss Student's Society; SSS).
    • Bible and Orient Museum
      0.70 Km from Fribourg
      The Bible and Orient Museum (officially: BIBLE+ORIENT Museum) in Fribourg/Switzerland is the exhibition of a collection of ancient Egyptian and ancient Near Eastern miniature art as well as a project to create a modern museum to compare biblical and extra-biblical texts with archaeological, epigraphical and iconographical data. This comparison is aimed at offering stimulating insights for the advancement of the interreligious dialog.
    • La Maigrauge Abbey
      0.78 Km from Fribourg
    • Cardinal Brewery
      1.45 Km from Fribourg
      Cardinal is a brewery founded in 1788 by François Piller, located in Fribourg, Switzerland. The brewery was acquired by Feldschlösschen in 1991.
    • Schwarzenburg Castle
      13.69 Km from Fribourg
      Schwarzenburg Castle (German: Schloss Schwarzenburg) is a castle in the municipality of Schwarzenburg of the Canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. ^ "Kantonsliste A-Objekte". KGS Inventar (in German). Federal Office of Civil Protection. 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
    • Köniz Castle
      22.99 Km from Fribourg
      Köniz Castle (German: Schloss Köniz) is a castle in the municipality of Köniz of the Canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. ^ "Kantonsliste A-Objekte". KGS Inventar (in German). Federal Office of Civil Protection. 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
    • Neues Schloss Bümpliz
      23.24 Km from Fribourg
      The Neues Schloss Bümpliz (English: New Bümpliz Castle) is a castle in the section of Bümpliz-Oberbottigen in the city of Bern of the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is located directly across from the Altes Schloss Bümpliz.
    • Gurtenbahn funicular
      25.04 Km from Fribourg
    • Inselspital
      25.36 Km from Fribourg
      The University Hospital of Bern (German: Inselspital), located in Berne, is one of the five university hospitals of Switzerland. The hospital is operated by a charitable foundation established in 1354 through the will of Anna Seiler, a wealthy Bernese. It acquired its current name in 1531 when it occupied the buildings of the "St. Michaels Insel" convent. From 1841 on, it has participated in the training of medical students. The hospital moved to its present location in 1885. Many of t...

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    • Payerne Airport
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      Payerne Airport, 1530 Payerne, Switzerland
    • Bern
      Bern is the capital of Switzerland (not Zurich or Geneva!) and a charming little town more or less in the middle of the country and close to the french speaking part. With the 130.000 habitants Bern is the fourth largest city in Switzerland. The nice Old Town is located in the kink of the river Aare and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bern owns a small international airport called Bern-Belp.

      Its famous for its slowness and laid back attitude of its inhabitants (of course that is in the most cases just a prejudice).

      Many national buildings and sights can be found here... Don't miss the Bärengraben! The bear is the heraldic animal of the town and the canton. The Einstein House is here and is where Einstein developed the theory of relativity.

      Every year in the middle of July the Gurtenfestival take place. This is one of the biggest music festival of Switzerland with international stars.

      You can clearly see that this city hasn't changed at all in over five hundred years except for the adornment of modern shop signs and the odd car or tram rattling past.

      The hills all around, and the steep banks of the river, are still liberally wooded. Views, both of the Old Town’s clustered roofs and of the majestic Alps on the horizon, are breathtaking.
      Bern, Switzerland
    • Thun
      Thun belongs to the canton Bern. It's located on the Thuner lake at the effluent of the river Aare.
      Thun is presumed to be the door to the Bernese Oberland. The most important transport links to the Bernese Oberland go through Thun.
      Thun, Switzerland

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    Graphic showing average weather in Fribourg in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -3.2 98.8 26.2 38.9
    Feb -2.5 93.1 27.5 36.7
    Mar 0.9 110.5 33.6 43.5
    Apr 4.5 120.3 40.1 47.4
    May 9.6 129.1 49.3 50.8
    Jun 12.7 155.9 54.9 61.4
    Jul 14.4 158.4 57.9 62.4
    Aug 13.8 156.1 56.8 61.5
    Sep 10.6 125.7 51.1 49.5
    Oct 5.6 112.2 42.1 44.2
    Nov 0.9 102.8 33.6 40.5
    Dec -2.4 121.2 27.7 47.7

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