Practical information

Are you looking for the ideal region in which to spend your next activity holiday? Are you planning a day trip, a long weekend or a longer stay? Explore Valais by cycle or mountain bike along the Rhône or on challenging routes that take you to spectacular mountain passes. Special accommodation and restaurants, modern cableways, professional sports shops and bike schools and a diverse range of routes guarantee an unforgettable experience on two wheels. Set off on a journey of discovery and plan your trip in just a few clicks.


Numerous destinations in Valais have plenty for mountain bikers and cyclists to get excited about: there are some 60 accommodation providers selected by hotelleriesuisse that cater specifically to the needs of mountain bikers and cyclists. This means you can leave your bike in a locked storeroom or recharge your e-bike, for example. Repair and rental services are also available locally, and you will receive reliable information and advice when planning tours.

Holiday homes for families, Valais
Val d'Hérens, winter, Valais


A reward for all your effort! During – or after – a tour, enjoy the culinary diversity served up by the produce of Valais and its dishes. Sample a taste of the local cuisine at the restaurants and accommodation along the route. Seated on the terrace, you can drink in wonderful views of the Valais mountains while enjoying a tasty snack. Packed breakfasts, lunches and dinners are also available on request. Enjoy fine dining that matches the excellence of your sporting experience.

Sports shop for bikers, Valais

Sports shops

Mountain biking and cycling holidays without much luggage – Valais makes it happen. Numerous sports shops offer a wide range of products – for sale and for hire. Whether you’re looking for a road cycle, a mountain bike or a suitable helmet, the service is always personal and of a high quality. And if something should go wrong, your equipment can be repaired in one of the sports shops in no time at all. Thanks to this all-round service, nothing stands in the way of an unforgettable tour.

Mountainbikers in Valais, Switzerland

Bike schools

Whether you’re a novice or an experienced mountain biker, bike-school guides can not only help you perfect your technique, they can also give you real insider tips on the region. Whether you sign up for private or group lessons, on your tour you will discover the diversity of nature in Valais, get to know its vibrant traditions and chat with the locals over a typical dish. You are sure to be pleasantly surprised. Then you can continue on your way, fortified by all these experiences.