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The Swiss Lake District saw three European Clubs participate in Peter Zurrer's well organised tour of this historical kanton of Switzerland.
 

It was remarkable to learn that during the fifties it was seriously proposed to knock down the old fortress walls to make way for a new road for the town.
 

Clock Tower above the Gate into Murten


Flowered fronts
A campaign to change the decision was successful only because several of the town's homes had been constructed into and used the walls as part of their inherent structure.
 

Red roofs and the odd ornamental chimney



'Bric a Bac' backs
Taverns, restaurants and coffee shops can be found along and adjacent to the main road through the town. Being a small town all its conveniencies are placed near to where they may be required!