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Boat tour on lake Schiffenen

Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

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The boat "d'Grandfey", a proud 12-seater boat powered by electric-solar energy, offers a pleasure trip from Schiffenen to the city of Fribourg (Neigles) and back.

The city of Fribourg also has a lake, let's face it!

During a  trip of about 1 hour and 30 minutes, you can admire the breathtaking scenery ot the artificial lake of Schiffenen, created in 1963 by the construction of the dam of the same name.

In addition to the wonders that nature will show you, you will also learn more about the heritage along the shore (dam, castles, hermitages, bridges), while you take a unique and relaxing walk to the rhythm of the water.


Single race (1 h 30)

Adults 20.- CHF
Children (4 - 16) 10.- CHF
Bikes (max. 4) 10.- CHF

Name of the boat : d'Grandfey
Capacity: max. 12 adults
Duration: 1 h 30
Distance: about 11.5 km

From May to October
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

July and August: also on Wednesdays

10:00 am departure  Schiffenen
11:30 am arrival in Fribourg

12:00 pm departure from Fribourg
13:30 arrival in Schiffenen

Only on Sundays and Bank holidays:
2:30 - 3:30 pm: round trip Schiffenen

Start and finish are accessible by public transport
Fribourg: Bus no 4 : Auge Sous-pont (15 min by foot) or Bus no 1 : Capucins (7 min by foot)
Düdingen: Bus no 122 or 547 : Düdingen Staumauer/Camping (5 min by foot)

Reservations / special tours
Prices on request

Depending on the weather conditions (storm, water level, ...) some trips may be cancelled.


Dogs are not allowed in official cruises, but are allowed in private cruises.

Book your activity online now!

Fribourg Tourisme et Région
Place Jean-Tinguely 1
1700 Fribourg

+41 26 350 11 11

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