Around 33,000 people call Fribourg in Western Switzerland home.
Bern, the national capital, is situated 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Fribourg, while Lucerne lies 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northeast.
The Fribourg area offers a local botanical garden where you can reconnect with nature amongst a large and diverse collection of flora. Like many botanical gardens on the planet this peaceful place plays its part in preserving many plant species.
Take a trip to Museum of Natural History, if you would like to see how this area came into existence. It’s a major source of knowledge for the area so make the most of the opportunity to examine samples of plant and animal species that open a window into the past.
An old place of worship, one of the more popular of the many historic sites in the city, is the St. Nicolas Cathedral. Visit this heritage site to discover its cultural significance as well as to study its design.