Destination guide

The artsy city of Fribourg awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Fribourg. This city's shopping, restaurants and monuments draw many visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Fribourg

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fribourg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Payerneland (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Charmey Gondola (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Freibad Marzili (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fribourg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fribourg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jo Siffert Fountain (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Botanical Garden (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lac de Morat (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Gurten (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Gastlosen (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Lake Biel (18.6 mi / 30 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Fribourg

The nearest airport is in Bern (BRN-Belp), located 17.7 mi (28.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Fribourg Station.

Where to stay around Fribourg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 32 vacation rentals near Fribourg. From 3 Houses to 23 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fribourg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fribourg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fribourg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fribourg Centre: 143 vacation rentals
  • Fribourg (ZHF-Fribourg Train Station): 143 vacation rentals
  • Jo Siffert Fountain: 143 vacation rentals
  • Art and History Museum: 145 vacation rentals
  • Botanical Garden: 169 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fribourg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fribourg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Houses in Fribourg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fribourg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 23 rentals available
  • Studios: 25 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fribourg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Fribourg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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