Fribourg walks

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30 walks around Fribourg from the Flying Kiwi Switzerland is a walker's paradise. Everywhere you go, walking circuits are clearly marked on yellow panels. You are guaranteed an enjoyable circuit in lush pastures or silent forests away from the noise of...

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Tips for living in Fribourg

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SHOPPING IN SWITZERLAND Have you ever wondered whether prices in Switzerland are grossly inflated? CLICK HERE FOR PRICE COMPARISONS The website : http://www.barometredesprix.ch/ shows price comparisons for different categories of consumer goods. FOOD...

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Bramble bashing in “Verdilloud”

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Have you ever tried taking a shortcut across country in this forest? My advice is “don't”.This morning, on my leisurely stroll in a quiet part of the forest, I saw a horse (and rider) coming towards me in the distance. Annoyed at this interruption to...

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English language newspapers and magazines in Fribourg

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Do you know that there is free access to English language newspapers and magazines in Fribourg? These are available in the READING ROOM of the - Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire Fribourg- Rue Joseph-Piller 2, CH - 1701 Fribourg, Centrale téléphonique...

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books

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FOUND IN FRIBOURG CANTONAL LIBRARY LE PEUPLE DES MOUTONS (in French) by Rémy Cosandey Why the Swiss nearly always vote against their own interests.... This recent book on Swiss politics was published in 2011. Discover the rarely discussed issues of Swiss...

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Fribourg Festivals and Events

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CALENDAR OF FESTIVALS/EVENTS January * Fête des Rois February* Carnival link Salons de Modeste CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION Environmental Film Festival link March* Fribourg International Film Festival Carnival April* Easter May* Nature Festival Museum...

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