Fribourg
in Sarine District of Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.802 and 7.151 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 48' 8" and E 7° 9' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:36 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:10 am and 7:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Switzerland in Western Europe

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-03-30 07:21:22

Delve into Fribourg

Fribourg in Sarine District (Canton of Fribourg) with it's 32,827 habitants is a town located in Switzerland about 17 mi (or 28 km) south-west of Bern, the country's capital town.

Time in Fribourg is now 12:36 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 13 airports closer to Fribourg, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Neuchatel Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 28 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Switzerland is Old City of Berne in a distance of 17 mi (or 28 km), North-East. We saw 8 points of interest near this location. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marly, Matran, Tafers, Broc and Neuchatel. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 4°C / 40 °F

Morning Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Evening Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Night Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Tuesday, 31st of March 2020

8°C (46 °F)
-1°C (31 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 1st of April 2020

10°C (50 °F)
1°C (35 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Thursday, 2nd of April 2020

12°C (53 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Hotels and Places to Stay

NH Fribourg

Address
0,1 mi
14 Grand Places
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


De la Rose

Address
0,5 mi
Rue de Morat 1
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 23:00
Weekend: closed


Aux Remparts

Address
0,7 mi
Chemin Montrevers 2
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Au Parc

Address
0,6 mi
37 Rte. de Villars
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Alpha

Address
0,2 mi
Rue du Simplon 13
1700 Freiburg
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hine Adon Fribourg

Address
0,5 mi
Rue Pierre-Aeby 11
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:30 - 18:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 12:00


Du Grand-Pre

Address
1,3 mi
Impasse du Nouveau-Marché 1
1723 Marly
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:30
Weekend: closed


HACIENDA

Address
1,6 mi
Route du Tir-Fédéral 5
1762 Givisiez
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:00 (lunchbreak: 23:00 - 7:00)


ibis Fribourg

Address
1,5 mi
Route du Lac 21
1763 GRANGES PACCOT
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Acacia

Address
1,9 mi
Route de la Gruyère 8
1723 Marly
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:00 - 23:00
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Universite de Fribourg / Universität Freiburg

Published: May 20, 2014
Length: 37:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Simone Schneuwly

Travailler à l'Université de Fribourg Arbeiten an der Universität Freiburg.


Fribourg Olympic Basket - BC Boncourt

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 22:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fribourg Olympic

Match de championnat du 29.11.2014.


Fribourg. Carnaval des Bolzes 2014 Complet

Published: March 06, 2014
Length: 06:16 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jorge Bernal

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Aïkido Fribourg - 2014, Part Two

Published: December 25, 2014
Length: 24:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: AikidoFribourg

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Carnaval des Bolzes à Fribourg (14.02.2015) Les 3 Canards de Fribourg 6/6

Published: February 16, 2015
Length: 14:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aurélien Oberson


Fribourg na Suíça vista de cima da Catedral de Notredamme

Published: July 14, 2013
Length: 16:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alexandre Lopes

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DRG BR 01 202 at the Fribourg Station

Published: December 09, 2014
Length: 54:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Patrick Weiss

On December 6, 2014, the DRG class 01 202, owned by the Verein Pacific, made a short stop in Fribourg on her way to Lausanne and Montreux. This 1936 built "Pacific" (4-6-2) steamer is one terrific...


Trajet Fribourg-Berne en cabine (Re 460)

Published: June 07, 2012
Length: 59:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Laurent Fasnacht

Lors du voyage d'étude du cours de technique ferroviaire (EPFL)


Indian Restaurant Fribourg

Published: October 29, 2012
Length: 33:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: IndianTandooriFri

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Ahab! - Stephen Melillo - Landwehr Fribourg

Published: March 10, 2014
Length: 48:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Landwehr Fribourg

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

University of Fribourg

The University of Fribourg is a university in the city of Fribourg, Switzerland. The roots of the University can be traced back to 1582, when the notable Jesuit Peter Canisius founded the Collège Saint-Michel in the City of Fribourg. In 1763, an Academy of law was founded by the state of Fribourg which formed the nucleus of the present Law Faculty. The University of Fribourg was finally created in 1889 by an Act of the parliament of the Swiss Canton of Fribourg.

Located at 46.8063, 7.15174 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Fribourg, Universities in Switzerland, Educational institutions established in 1889, Public universities, Buildings and structures in the canton of Fribourg

Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter is a traditionalist Catholic Society of Apostolic Life of priests and seminarians in good standing with the Holy See.

Located at 46.8048, 7.16039 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, Societies of apostolic life, Catholic traditionalism, Religious organizations established in 1988, Tridentine Mass

Cardinal Brewery

Cardinal is a brewery founded in 1788 by François Piller, located in Fribourg, Switzerland. The brewery was acquired by Feldschlösschen in 1991.

Located at 46.7978, 7.14778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Beer and breweries in Switzerland

Lac de Pérolles

Lac de Pérolles, a lake formed by Maigrauge Dam, is a reservoir on the Saane/Sarine river at Fribourg, in western Switzerland. Its surface area is 0.35 square kilometres . The dam was built in 1872, and its height was increased by 2.5 metres in 1910. The watershed (or catchment) is 1,250 square kilometres . The Maigrauge Dam has a gated spillway.

Located at 46.7959, 7.1626 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Switzerland, Reservoirs in Switzerland, Fribourg, Lakes in the canton of Fribourg

La Maigrauge Abbey

La Maigrauge Abbey or Magerau Abbey (French: Abbaye de la Maigrauge; German: Abtei Magerau) is a monastery of Cistercian nuns located in Fribourg, Switzerland, and founded in 1255. The abbey is situated on the Sarine River and lies on the border between French-speaking and German-speaking Switzerland. The community is bilingual.

Located at 46.8, 7.158 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1255 establishments, Cistercian monasteries of nuns in Switzerland, Cistercian monasteries in Switzerland, Christian monasteries established in the 13th century, Christian monasteries in Switzerland, Roman Catholic Church in Switzerland, Fribourg, Buildings and structures in the canton of Fribourg

Stade Universitaire Saint-Léonard

Stade Universitaire Saint-Léonard is a stadium in Fribourg, Switzerland. It is currently used for football matches and is the home ground of FC Fribourg. The capacity is 9,000. The stadium has 1000 seats and 8,000 standing places. It is located next to Patinoire Saint-Léonard.

Located at 46.817, 7.154 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Switzerland, Fribourg, Buildings and structures in the canton of Fribourg

Fribourg Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Nicolas in Fribourg, built in the Gothic style, dominates the center of the medieval town of Fribourg. It is built on a rocky outcrop 50 metres above the river Sarine (Saane). The main body of the church was started in 1283 and completed by 1430. The tower was completed in 1490. It is 76 metres tall and houses 11 bells. It also features a rose window above the main portal with stained glass by Harrison Weltlich (1988).

Located at 46.8061, 7.16306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in the canton of Fribourg, Visitor attractions in the canton of Fribourg

Bible and Orient Museum

The Bible and 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.

Located at 46.8064, 7.15278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in the canton of Fribourg, University museums in Switzerland, Biblical studies, Biblical archaeology, Art museums and galleries in Switzerland, Egyptological collections, Archaeological museums

Poya Castle

Poya Castle is a castle in the municipality of Fribourg of the Canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

Located at 46.8138, 7.15955 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cultural property of national significance in the canton of Fribourg, Castles in Switzerland, Castles in the canton of Fribourg

AV Fryburgia

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).

Located at 46.8053, 7.15806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Student societies in Switzerland, Fraternities and sororities in Switzerland

Fribourg railway station

Fribourg railway station serves the municipality of Fribourg, capital of the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. Opened in 1862, it is owned and operated by SBB-CFF-FFS. The station forms part of the Lausanne–Bern railway, which is the original portion of the Olten–Lausanne railway line (French: Ligne du Plateau suisse; German: Mittellandlinie). It is also the junction for the Yverdon-les-Bains–Payerne–Fribourg railway (which is part of the Broye line, and the Fribourg–Murat–Ins railway.

Located at 46.8028, 7.15111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Railway stations in the canton of Fribourg, Railway stations opened in 1862, Swiss Federal Railways stations, Transport in Fribourg

Collège Saint-Michel

Collège Saint-Michel is a Gymnasium school located in Fribourg, Switzerland. It was established in 1582 by the Jesuit order as an boys' school.

Located at 46.8064, 7.15833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Switzerland, Jesuit schools, 1852 establishments

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Friburg, Freiburg, Freiburg im Üechtland, Fribourg, Friburgo, Fribôrg, ZHF, Friborgo, フリブール, Friburgum, Fribūras, Fryburg, Фрибур