ABOUT FRIBOURG

Currency
Swiss Franc (official abbreviation CHF). 1 CHF is almost 0,92 EUR.

Tipping
Tipping is not necessary, given that hotels, restaurants, bars and even some taxis are legally required to include a 15% service charge in bills.

Banking / Credit Cards
As a rule, banks are open on weekdays from 8.30 am to midday and from 1.30 pm to 5 pm. Credit cards are widely accepted at hotels, shops and restaurants. EuroCard/MasterCard and Visa are the most popular.

Electricity
The electrical current in Switzerland is 230V, 50Hz. Swiss sockets are recessed, three-holed, hexagonally shaped and incompatible with many plugs from abroad. They usually, however, take the standard European two-pronged plug.       

Weather
The temperature is expected to be around 12°C - 22°C, mostly sunny but could rain in some parts of of the day.

Events & Night Life
See events calendar here: https://www.fribourgtourisme.ch/en/Z8296/events-calendar/

Fribourg City Card
The holder of Fribourg City Card will benefit of plenty of activities, such as entrances in museums, a little train ride or playing the Urban golf for a reasonable price. Could be bought from the hotels or main tourism offices.

Visit www.fribourgtourisme.ch/en/ for further information


 

Trains from Zurich Airport
IC 1 Direct, takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes
IC 8 + IR 15, takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes

Trains from Geneve Airport
IR 15 Direct, takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes
IC 1 Direct, takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes

Trains from Bern Airport or
Basel Mulhouse Airport
No direct trains, should be checked daily for best train alternatives