Destination guide

The arty city of Fribourg awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, cathedral and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Fribourg. This city's shopping, restaurants and monuments draw many visitors. With a holiday 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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fribourg a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Fribourg

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

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Fribourg?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 34 holiday lettings around Fribourg. From 25 flats & apartments to 26 studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Fribourg?

Nestle yourself and your clan high up in the mountains and prepare for sublime sunrises, unmatched stargazing and tons of fresh air. HomeAway has 3 mountain holiday properties available. Been dreaming of something else? Maybe you'd like to go through some of our other properties. Our selection here includes:

  • 2 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Fribourg?

Unpack your bags, soak up the view and get the kettle on the boil. If you're after a home away from home, an apartment rental is a great way to go. You'll be able to select from 23 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £85 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't dilly dally! Searching for more variety? We can recommend some alternate self-catering accommodation options, including:

  • Hotel: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.
  • House: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Fribourg?

HomeAway has some excellent budget-concious rental picks. Treat your squad to an extravagant night on the town or stay a few extra nights with the cash you save. You'll find plenty of deals waiting for you in Charmey. The average price in this amazing area is £97 a night, and you'll have as many as 18 holiday rentals to pick from.