Augusta Raurica - The Roman City

The Romans bred woolly grazing pigs, occasionally called their horses "lecher" and sifted remnants of spices from their wine before drinking it. At least that's what they did in Augusta Raurica, the best-preserved Roman town north of the Alps. more

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Cathedral of St. Nicholas

Climb all 368 steps to the top of the Saint Nicholas Cathedral tower and enjoy an exceptional view of the village and the Alpine foothills around... more

Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Mogno - Mario Botta's Mountain Church

Mogno - Mario Botta's Mountain Church

Seen from outside, the building is elliptical in shape, with a slanting roof and black and white stripes. The interior has a dizzying checkerboard... more

Augusta Raurica - The Roman City

The Romans bred woolly grazing pigs, occasionally called their horses "lecher" and sifted remnants of spices from their wine before drinking it. At least that's what they did in Augusta Raurica, the best-preserved Roman town north of the Alps.

The Romans bred woolly grazing pigs, occasionally called their horses "lecher" and sifted remnants of spices from their wine before drinking it. At least that's what they did in Augusta Raurica, the best-preserved Roman town north of the Alps.

Cathedral of St. Nicholas

Climb all 368 steps to the top of the Saint Nicholas Cathedral tower and enjoy an exceptional view of the village and the Alpine foothills around Fribourg. The gothic Cathedral, its magnificent stained glass windows and its organs deserve to be visited (commentary available on request)!

Climb the 368 steps and you will be rewarded with an unforgettable view of the town of Fribourg.

Mogno - Mario Botta's Mountain Church

Seen from outside, the building is elliptical in shape, with a slanting roof and black and white stripes. The interior has a dizzying checkerboard design in the same colors. This is the church that was designed by the well-known architect, Mario Botta - the Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista at Fusio.

Seen from outside, the building is elliptical in shape, with a slanting roof and black and white stripes. The interior has a dizzying checkerboard design in the same colors. This is the church that was designed by the well-known architect, Mario Botta - the Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista at Fusio.