The canton of Fribourg
Located in the West of Switzerland, between the cantons of Bern, Neuchâtel and Vaud, the canton of Fribourg enjoys a high degree of diversity both at the level of culture and at the level of landscapes. Indeed, this region, located at the linguistic border between French-speaking (francophone) and allémaniques (German-speaking), was already known as a place of resort in roman times. The canton of Fribourg, covered almost entirely by forests and fields, is a true paradise for nature lovers. They will be able to discover starting from the North, the land of Three Lakes, known for its mild climate and its historic towns. Going back to the South, a visit to the capital, Freiburg, and its many museums is an essential step for who wants to satisfy his curiosity. Finally, taking the direction of the South, the Alps are emerging, offering a landscape worthy of Heidi.
The fribourg pre-Alps and the ski
The canton boasts more than twenty summits, but four of them are worth a visit. The highest is the Vanil Noir at an altitude of 2,389 m. The Kaiseregg (2,185 m) and La Berra (1,719 m) are similar in that they each have a ski resort, respectively the Lac Noir and La Berra . Finally, the most emblematic is the Moléson (2002 m), which also houses a ski resort of the same name. A cable car takes you to the top and offers a fabulous 360° view of the Alps and the Swiss plateau.
At the heart of this region of the Alps, skiing is a sport essential. The region of Freiburg not far away from a dozen of ski resorts. Away from the hustle and bustle of the resorts of the Alps, the ski resorts in fribourg allow you to discover and practice different winter sports with family and friends. In addition to the downhill skiing, the resorts offer a multitude of other activities, such as snowshoeing on marked trails, nordic skiing or walks in sledges drawn by dogs. For most young people, and those who are less, there are plenty of places to enjoy the luge.
In recent years, several ski resorts in fribourg have modernized their facilities by replacing them with new high-flow. With these new lifts, offers summer could be extended to the greatest happiness of the vetétistes and hikers.
Brief overview of three ski resorts in fribourg
In a picturesque village, the Jaun offers a 25 km ski area for all levels. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing enthusiasts are not left out, with courses of 20 and 28 km respectively. The toboggan run, which can be reached by chairlift, covers an impressive 6 km.
A little further west, in Gruyère, the resort of Charmey in addition to its culinary appeal obvious, has many sports facilities. In addition to ski lifts the classics, the station is equipped with a gondola and a detachable chairlift. It also has a snowpark and cross-country trails lit. The icing on the cake, for those who wish to relax after a day of skiing, the Baths of Gruyère, offer swimming pools, as well as care and well-being. For the more adventurous, it should be noted that outside of the tourist accommodation classic, one of the hotels in the village has to spend nights on the straw.
Heading southwest, you will find the Paccots. The hotel facilities are particularly suited to those wishing to learn to ski, as well as children, while enjoying a superb panorama.
These three stations, as well as all of those in the canton of Fribourg also offer many summer activities. From hiking to mountain BIKING, but also paragliding, climbing or even water sports sensation.