Romont, the capital of Stained Glass

Romont, the capital of Stained Glass

The city of Romont is a lovely Swiss city which is a treasure chest for all artists who like to handle jewels of colors and light. Visit Romont and harness upon the opportunity to discover the art of stained glass. You can explore the town on foot, strolling around, on bicycle or if the weather goes bad you can drive around the city and view all the astonishing art work. Visit the churches, chapels and even farmhouses. Enjoy the amazing display of color and light with a green setting in the ba... [ read more ]

Cultural attractions in Romont

Cultural attractions in Romont

This beautiful city is located in western part of the country, more precisely in the Fribourg region of Switzerland. Some call Romont the Swiss capitol of stained-glass windows because of the many churches which are situated around the region. Romont was founded in 1240 by the Peter II, count of Savoy. The name of the city comes from the Latin term “rotundus mons”, which means the round mountain. Romont is surrounded by defensive walls which gives the town a medieval atmosphere. There ar... [ read more ]