UCI Mountain Bike World Championships 2025

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has awarded the Valais the organization of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, scheduled for September 2025. Eight Valais destinations will host the various events. Bringing the seven disciplines together in the same region is a first in the history of the 2025 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.

The destinations

Eight Valais destinations


A total of eight Valais destinations will participate in the World Championships, each hosting a single discipline. The selected sites are Crans-Montana (Cross-Country), Région Dents du Midi (Downhill), Grächen (E-Bike), Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains) (Enduro), Verbier and the Val d'Anniviers (Marathon), Monthey (Pumptrack) and Zermatt (Short Track). The opening ceremony will take place in Sion. The map below provides an overview of the locations and disciplines.

A map of Valais for mountain bikers, Valais, Switzerland


Steve Morabito

Julien Hess

Information for the media

Dear journalists,

In order to assist your research, you will find the various press releases about the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships 2025 in Valais here. You can also obtain a general overview of the project by consulting the application pack. The teams at Valais/Wallis Promotion or Swiss Cycling are at your entire disposal for further information or to organize interviews.

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