Fribourg Tourism

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Fribourg (French pronunciation: ​[fʁibuʁ]; Arpitan: Fribôrg/Friboua, pronounced: [fʁibwa] ) or Freiburg (German, or Freiburg im Üechtland, Swiss German pronunciation: [ˈfrib̥ʊrɡ]; Italian: Friburgo or Friborgo; Romansh: Friburg) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Fribourg and the district La Sarine. It is located on both sides of the river Saane/La Sarine, on the Swiss plateau, and is an important economic, administrative and educational center on the cultural border between German and French Switzerland (Romandy). Its Old City, one of the best maintained in Switzerland, sits on a small rocky hill above the valley of the Sarine.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Fribourg, Switzerland. Fribourg is located at a short trip away from Zurich a major city in Switzerland. Zurich is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Lindenhof, Old Town, Lake Promenade. Also, to reach Fribourg, you'll have to take a flight to Zurich; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Fribourg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fribourg

    Know the pollution level of Fribourg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
  • Fribourg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fribourg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fribourg.

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Living in Fribourg - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 128 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.55 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fribourg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fribourg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.5 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 75.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 111.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 127.91 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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