THE TOUR OF THE FORTIFICATIONS OF FRIBOURG
The Fortifications are open to the public from Mai to November 2021!
Today, this group of defense constructions forms the most important ensemble of medieval military architecture in Switzerland.
Take the opportunity to discover this medieval heritage. Open daily from 9am to 7pm, the fortifications are accessible during the summer season (from June, 1 et November 1, expect the easter part of the fortification will open only in June due to renovation.) for the for an individual visit or with a guide.
The fortifications of the city of Fribourg consist of gates and towers connected in part by sections of ramparts (original enclosure).
The city counts:
7 sections of ramparts
1 Great Bulwark
THE TOUR :Count about 3 hours for the entire route.
Warning: The entire course require a real effort. Children must be accompanied by an adult. A good pair of shoes and a free hand to hold on to at all times are strongly recommended. Several stairs have been installed to access (cautionary notice to the use of stairs and slopes).
Important information:Due to works, the part between the Bern Gate Tower and the Cats Tower (12-14) will be accessible from 1st July. The Belluard will be open to public from 6 September.
A leaflet with map and access is available by Fribourg Tourism.