Valais Cycling Tour
A pristine natural environment, majestic peaks, extreme contours and a sunny climate... from Lake Geneva to the Rhône glacier, from the bottom of the valleys to the moutain passes and formidable dams, Valais will botch surprise and amaze keen cyclists. 740 km, 18,500m of up and down, 25 climbs spread over 10 stages: we present the Valais Cycling Tour. Come and discover the many sides of Valais with this new 7-14 day tour!
The stages: 1: Sion – Crans-Montana 2: Crans-Montana – Leukerbad 3: Leukerbad – Oberwald 4: Oberwald – Brig 5: Brig – Saint-Luc 6: Saint-Luc – Veysonnaz 7 :Veysonnaz - Verbier 8: Verbier – Champéry 9: Champéry – Le Bouveret 10: Le Bouveret – Sion
More information for bikers
10 reasons to come mountain biking and cycling in Valais
Valais is the perfect place for all those looking to fully immerse themselves in a unique natural landscape. Varied scenery, multiple ecosystems and a huge diversity of flora and fauna are waiting to be discovered.
Nature at its purest
Enjoy fresh mountain air and plentiful sunshine as you explore Valais on a tour offering panoramic views that are simply magnificent.
Vast natural playground
Valais is a vast, high-altitude playground for mountain bike and cycle enthusiasts, and other kinds of sports can be practised here too.
An oasis of relaxation
After a day in the saddle, Valais’s thermal baths and wellness resorts provide some well-deserved relaxation and let you recharge your batteries. The water that bubbles up from the depths of the mountains has particularly soothing qualities.
Valais is continually investing in the development of new infrastructures in order to provide mountain bikers and cyclists with a peak experience.
No need to bring unnecessary luggage with you from home: road and mountain bikes, helmets and other equipment can be hired at numerous outlets – which also provide a repair service.
Thanks to reliability and punctuality at every level, you won’t waste a minute of your stay.
The local cuisine
No other region has as many Gault Millau points as Valais. The authentic local produce frequently serves as an essential ingredient of these tasty dishes. The perfect culinary boost on a tour through Valais.
he region is rich in vibrant traditions and cosmopolitan events that regularly attract a large number of visitors from near and far. Interesting encounters are guaranteed.
through the Rhône Valley (by car or train). Transfers to the destinations in the side valleys, each of which has its own character, and excellent rail connections from the international airports. Once here, cable cars and gondolas, steam engines and rack railways provide convenient transportation options.