The pilgrimage to the St James tomb in Santiago de Compostela is one of the most important spiritual traditions in Europe. Bordered by churches, convents and chapels, the path offers a unique experience of walking on a historic route through a varied cultural landscape.
The Via Jacobi is part of the European Santiago de Compostela route along the foot of the Alps through Switzerland from Lake Constance to Geneva. While some people focus more on the spiritual aspect of the pilgrimage, others simply appreciate the walk along a historic route that leads mainly through the border regions of the Alps.
The four suggested stages in Fribourg, are as follows:
Schwarzenburg - Fribourg
Fribourg - Romont
Fribourg - Payerne
Romont - Moudon