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Viaduc de Grandfey

Viaduc de Grandfey, 1763 Düdingen, Switzerland

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About Viaduc de Grandfey

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.



Attractions near Viaduc de Grandfey

Poya Bridge1.33km from Viaduc de Grandfey

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.

Museum of Art and History2.15km from Viaduc de Grandfey

Spread over three old buildings in the town of Fribourg, the museum has a magnificent garden in front of it adorned with monumental sculptures by Saint Phalle, Luginbühl, Ramseyer, Wiggli and Angéloz. Among the museum's many displays you will find a collection of local archaeology, objects presenting Fribourg's political and cultural life and sculptures and paintings from the 11th to the 20th centuries. The Art and History Museum is located near the Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle an

Musée Gutenberg2.16km from Viaduc de Grandfey

The Gutenberg Museum of Fribourg aims to help visitors understand the different aspects of letterpress printing and communication in an interesting way. It invites novices and specialists, school classes, young people and adults into the multicoloured world of the art of printing. The museum also has two rooms that can be rented for various occasions. They are equipped with the latest presentation technology - ideal for corporate events.

Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle2.18km from Viaduc de Grandfey

L'Espace is a magical place that pays tribute to the creativity of two great artists of the 20th century. Erected in 1900, the building originally housed the Fribourg tramway depot. The memory of the place takes on a poetic dimension in dialogue with Tinguely's work. Among other things, the visitor will discover a masterpiece by Jean Tinguely: the "Retable de l'Abondance Occidentale et du Mercantilisme totalitaire" and the 22 reliefs entitled "Remembering" by Niki de Saint Phalle.

Pont de Zaehringen2.2km from Viaduc de Grandfey

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.

St-Nicolas Cathedral2.26km from Viaduc de Grandfey

Fribourg Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Fribourg, Switzerland, built in the Gothic style, on a rocky outcrop 50 meters above the river Sarine, dominating the medieval town below. It is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Lausanne, Geneva, and Fribourg. It is one of the notable architecture of the Gothic style.

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Fribourg is located in western Switzerland. The canton takes its name from its capital city of Fribourg. It is bounded to the west by Lake Neuchâtel, to the west and the south by the canton of Vaud, and to the east by the canton of Bern.