|Getting to the starting point:||train to Schwarzenburg|
|Getting to the destination:||Train from Schwarzenburg|
|Season:||March till November|
The "Fryburg stras" runs in complete tranquillity through the Fribourg Sense District and ends at the chapel of Notre-Dame de Bourguillon.
The Way of St. James also runs through Switzerland as the ViaJacobi: from Lake Constance to Geneva. Lined with churches, monasteries and chapels, it offers a very special hiking experience along historic paths through a diverse cultural landscape.
A particularly fascinating section is the stretch between Schwarzenburg and Fribourg. In the Sense District the rock-hewn passages, paved with river stones, bear witness to the centuries old history of the Way of St. James. A few kilometres further in Tafers the St. James Chapel (St.-Jakobus-Kapelle) tells the story of the "chicken" or "gallows" miracle - a legend told throughout Europe in various forms.
Across wide open fields the trail finally takes you to the Zähringen town of Fribourg with its beautiful historic centre, where amongst other contemporary witnesses the former pilgrims' hostel Hotel de l'Ange is to be found.
There and backArriving: Train to Schwarzenburg train station
Returning: Train from Fribourg
The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.