Fribourg, Switzerland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Fribourg, Switzerland? If you're planning to go to Fribourg, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Fribourg, Switzerland

Based on the climate and weather in Fribourg, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Fribourg, Switzerland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Fribourg, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Fribourg, Switzerland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Fribourg.

If you are planning to visit the majestic Cathedral of St. Nicholas, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Musée de la Bière Cardinal, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Fribourg.

What to wear/what to pack for Fribourg, Switzerland by month

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January

January in Fribourg can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

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February

If you are traveling to Fribourg in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Fribourg in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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April

If you go to Fribourg in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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May

If you visit Fribourg during May, you might find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in Fribourg is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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August

If you visit Fribourg during August, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you go to Fribourg in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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October

If you go to Fribourg in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost about half of the time. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Fribourg is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Fribourg, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost most days.

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