Photos of Fribourg (Freiburg) in Switzerland

Fribourg (Freiburg) is a beautiful city with the largest number of medieval buildings in Switzerland

Fribourg (Freiburg) is a beautiful city with the largest number of medieval buildings in Switzerland — ideal for photos and sightseeing.  The Swiss city Fribourg (Freiburg), capital of the similarly named canton, is a beautiful city with many lovely historic buildings set in the meandering valley of the River Sarine (Saane). Fribourg claims to have … Read more

Public Transportation to Gruyères near Fribourg in Switzerland

Gruyères Castle in Switzerland

Getting to Gruyères is easy by car or public transportation (train) from the Lake Geneva region and Bern making this historic wall-enclosed town with castle very popular with day-trippers. Driving is usually the fastest option when traveling to Gruyères in Switzerland but public transportation is also a sensible choice. Gruyères is a romantic small, hill-top … Read more

Visit La Maison du Gruyère Cheese-Making Show Dairy in Switzerland

Gruyère Cheese Rounds in the Maturity Cellars in Switzerland

La Maison du Gruyère Fromagerie de Demonstration is a cheese-making dairy factory open to visitors near the popular wall-enclosed old town and Gruyères castle in Switzerland. Gruyère is one of the world’s best-known cheeses and named after the Gruyères region in the Swiss canton Fribourg. At its heart is the small, wall-enclosed hilltop town Gruyères, … Read more

Visit La Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory near Gruyères

Cailler Chocolate Factory in Broc, Switzerland

The chocolate factory of Cailler in Broc near Gruyères in Fribourg is a pleasant day trip from Lake Geneva that combines well with visiting the old town and Château de Gruyères. La Maison Cailler welcomes visitors to one of Switzerland’s oldest and most important chocolate factories. During the factory tour, visitors learn how chocolate came … Read more

Visit the HR Giger Museum (Aliens) in Gruyeres Switzerland

Entrance of the HR Giger Museum

The largest collection of works by the Swiss surrealist artist HR Giger is in his museum of science fiction and fantasy art in Gruyères. The four-century-old Château St Germain in the small wall-enclosed medieval town Gruyères in Fribourg, Switzerland, is the unlikely setting of the HR Gigermuseum. This museum has the largest permanent collection of … Read more

Visit the Tibet Museum Alain Bordier Foundation in Gruyeres

Tibet Museum in Gruyères Exterior

The Tibet Museum in Gruyères, Switzerland, is an important collection of historic Buddhist sculptures, paintings and ritual items from the Himalayas. The Alain Bordier Foundation’s Tibet Museum in the heart of medieval Gruyères in Switzerland has an important collection of around 300 items including Buddhist sculptures, paintings, drawings and religious ritual instruments. These items mostly … Read more

Visit the Gutenberg Museum in Fribourg, Switzerland

Inside the Gutenberg Museum in Fribourg

The Gutenberg Museum in Fribourg (Freiburg) in Switzerland focuses on the development of printing from the medieval monks of the pre-moveable type era to the present digital processes. The Musée Gutenberg in Fribourg city (Freiburg) in Switzerland is dedicated to printing and particularly to the Gutenberg inspired technology that were only supplanted by digital processes … Read more