The Franciscan Church and Monastery

The convent of the Cordeliers "Holy Cross" in Fribourg, is the oldest convent of the Franciscan family still active in Switzerland.

Important figures:
the oldest choir stalls in Switzerland (1305)
Tthe 1840 Carnation-Master Altar
The Furno Altar (1509-13), one of the most precious altars in Switzerland.
Retable St. Antoine de Padoue, Hans Fries, 1506

The monastery has recently be renovated and proposes seminar/conference rooms and beds for the pilgrims of the St-James way.




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