A fun thrilling experience on a monster scooter in Charmey – FR

After a fabulous 3H adventure in the Zip Line Valley- Charmey (see post), we continued our descent on these monster scooters. It was a first for several boys, but they managed like pros..!💪🏻 It’s not a long drive, excellent for beginners. The path goes down from the mid station, till the center of Charmey town. […]

Estavayer-le-Lac, small in size but huge in charm – FR

Estavayer-le-Lac is a little medieval town on the south-east bank of Lake Neuchâtel in the canton of Fribourg. Estavayer-le-Lac is also known by some as The City of Roses. Carriage entrances and painted houses line up along very narrow streets. Reflecting the purity of the Gothic style, the arcades of Chenaux Castle and Saint Lawrence’s […]

Visiting Avenches is like time travelling – FR

Avenches or Aventicum, the former capital of Roman Helvetia, is located on the top of a hill in the canton of Vaud, near its border with Fribourg. The archeological site is one of Switzerland’s most important ones. You can also visit a 13th-century castle, medieval monuments and historic buildings. At the entrance to the village, […]

Morat / Murten Light festival 2022; pure magic! – FR

So happy we managed to go to the Morat / Murten light festival; it was magical, mystical and absolutely lovely; better than expected. 👏🏻 Bringing light to these somehow obscure and uncertain times was very welcomed. Despite going on a Saturday, the day before the closure and with a very inviting weather who brought a […]

The 1st edition of the BROYE LUMINIS FESTIVAL, Estavayer-le-Lac – FR

From the 10th to 19th December, magical creatures and feiries were hosted by the forest of Estavayer-le-Lac! A night walk in the forest enchanted by a play of lights and sounds all along the way. Fortunately the organizers were complete victims of their huge success, but we suffered the consequences. It was certainly a bad […]

Snowshoeing in Les Paccots – FR

This is a fond memory from 2018 of a really nice snowshoe hike in Les Paccots. As we approach the season, I thought it was good to make this post. Les Paccots region is considered by many as the paradise for snowshoeing. There are several marked paths that bring you through snow-covered forests. I love […]

Short and accesible hike around the Lac de Lessoc – FR

Yesterday we discovered with our friends a very easy and accessible hike along the Lac de Lessoc in the Gruyère region. Between lake and forest, this 3km itinerary is suitable for everyone and offers a loop doable in about 1 hour and without any difficulty . Starting from Montbovon, the path joins the lakeside in […]

An autumn hike full of fun in Les Paccots – FR

These are lovely memories from the autumn of 2018. We went for a hike up in Les Paccots, a village and a small ski resort of the Swiss Prealps, located in the canton of Fribourg. After reaching the top of the hill, the kids had the idea of using the “tire-fesses” or ski drag lift […]

A unique and ephemeral art exhibit at the summit of Le Moléson; fascinating! – FR

This is a unique opportunity to admire the latest monumental fresco from the French-Suisse artist Saype, who lived few years in Bulle. This renowned urban artist who paints on grass just finished this incredible 1,500 m2 fresco titled “Un Nouveau Souffle”. It represents a young kid who plays, not with bubbles, but with clouds. He […]