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Laupen Castle

3177 Laupen, Switzerland

Iconic Buildings

About Laupen Castle

Laupen Castle towers high above the medieval town of the same name at the confluence of the rivers Sense and Sarine. The splendid fortress is the emblem of the region and a protected monument of national importance.

Attractions near Laupen Castle

Schiffenensee8.57km from Laupen Castle

The Lake Schiffenen at Düdingen is a popular excursion destination for young and old. The steep sides of the lake offer a wonderful view of nature. Innumerable fish species, such as perch, pike, or pikeperch are at home here. A camping spot with a small bathing area, many opportunities for water sports, and several children’s playgrounds make Lake Schiffenen a perfect excursion destination for warm summer days.

Lake Wohlen9.33km from Laupen Castle

Lake Wohlen is a reservoir in the Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Its surface is approximately 3.65 km² and its maximum depth is 20 m. It lies between the towns of Bremgarten Bei Bern and Mühleberg. Lake Wohlen was completed in 1920. peoples come and spend some leisure time in the banks of this river. fishing and diving are also attractions in this lake.

Sensler Museum9.88km from Laupen Castle

The Sensler Museum is the cultural-historical museum of the Sense district in Tafers, Canton of Friborg, Switzerland. It collects and preserves cultural assets and supports contemporary cultural creation. The museum was opened in 1975 in the Sigristenhaus in the village center.  The building in which the Sensler Museum has housed dates from the 18th century. It was originally built as a schoolhouse.

Viaduc de Grandfey10.16km from Laupen Castle

The Grandfey-Viaduct is on the railway line from Bern to Fribourg and is one of the largest bridges in Switzerland. The viaduct crosses the deep and wide Saane/Sarine valley, which is cut into Molasse rock, in the hamlet of Grandfey in Granges-Paccot, about three kilometres north of Fribourg station on the way to Düdingen. The viaduct crosses the language border between Romandy and German-speaking Switzerland.

Poya Bridge11.44km from Laupen Castle

Poya Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge in Fribourg, Switzerland. The bridge is 851.6 meters in overall length with a 196 m main span over the Sarine River, which is the longest main span in Switzerland. The bridge was built to remove traffic from the Zaehringen Bridge and adjacent neighborhoods and upon opening, on 12 October 2014, the Zaehringen Bridge was closed to most motor vehicles.

Pont de Zaehringen12.08km from Laupen Castle

The Zaehringen bridge was built in 1924, replacing the Grand suspension bridge, which stood in the same place since 1834. It has a span of 273 meters It was the pride and joy of the people of Fribourg, and visitors from around the world flocked to see it. The bridge has also been discribe in books and painted by many artists and writers.

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Canton of Bern44 attractions

The canton of Bern or Berne is the second-largest of the 26 Swiss cantons by both surface area and population. Located in west-central Switzerland. One of the beautiful cantons in Switzerland which was blessed with natural beauty and also historical memes.