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Getting There -- Fribourg is on the main train lines that connect Zurich and Bern with Lausanne and Geneva. Travel time from Lausanne is about 45 minutes; from Bern, about 25 minutes. Call tel. 0900/300-300 or go to www.sbb.ch for train schedules and information.

If you're driving, head southwest from Bern on N12; from Vevey, on Lake Geneva, go northeast on N12.

Visitor Information -- The Office du Tourisme, at Av. de la Gare 1 (tel. 026/350-11-11; www.fribourgtourisme.ch), is open May to September Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 3pm. From October to April it is open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 12:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.