"HISTORIC-MEDIEVAL-MURTEN" Top 5 Page for this destination Murten by balhannah
Murten Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 111 photos
Famous for the historical event in history when Charles the Bold (Duke of Burgundy) was defeated by the Swiss in the Battle of Murten (1476).
I think Murten is one of the better medieval Town's as the ramparts and towers and Castle are all in pretty good condition.
There is plenty to do if you want to stay a few nights, especially if you like water sports, hiking and biking, and exploring the historic centre.
Murten is located in western Switzerland on the southern shores of Lake Murten.
Murten is the capital of the Lake District of the canton of Fribourg.
After reading this page, if you wish to follow my journey through Switzerland, please click on the town link below.
- In a nutshell:Lovely medieval town
As we were driving around the countryside near Murten, I realized this was an area for Dairy Cows. We saw quite a few... more travel advice
The building of this Castle began in 1255 and since then, Tower's and building's have been added. Between 1797 to 1802,... more travel advice
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