Hidden treasures at Upper Valais – Goms & Gotthard variant
Impressive stone dams, breath-taking rides through passes and idyllic Valais villages – surrounded b...
The most beautiful routes of the Swiss Alps
Impressive stone dams, breathtaking rides through passes and idyllic Valais villages – surrounded by the most beautiful and highest mountain peaks in the Swiss Alps, cycling dreams come true in Valais. Starting from Brig, the tour goes into the Goms, high up to sparkling dam lakes and alpine worlds of rock and ice. The ride over the Alpine passes is one of the most beautiful road cycling tours in Switzerland. One highlight follows another in Valais.
Day 1: Arrival in Brig | Brig – Grimselpass – Oberwald
Follow the course of the Rhone to reach the Goms valley. The Walser villages in Goms are waiting to be discovered as if strung on a string of pearls. You arrive in Oberwald, but the tour is not over yet. The Grimsel Pass is only a stone's throw away for sport cyclists.
approx. 85 km / 2'250 m ascent / 1'560 m descent
Day 2: Round tour of Alpine passes
The most beautiful Alpine passes can be reached quickly from Oberwald. You climb high into the rocky world of the Nufenen pass and whoosh down to Airolo. The following ride up to Gotthard Pass is over cobblestones along the countless serpentine curves and challenges you. You can relax while descending to Hospental. And then it's time for a challenge again, because the Furka Pass at the end of the journey is really tough.
approx. 100 km / 3'025 m ascent / 3'025 m descent
Day 3: Oberwald – Binntal – Leuk
You follow the Rhone route again at the beginning, and it leads you past the most beautiful villages of the Goms. However, the tour is not quite that easy, as a detour into the Binn Valley is on the agenda. The picturesque return journey to Leuk is the successful conclusion of your journey through Upper Valais.
approx. 95 km / 760 m ascent / 1'390 m descent
Day 4: Departure or individual extension
A unique scenery awaits you in Valais. Surrounded by the highest peaks of the Alps, you will visit some of the most famous valleys and passes of Switzerland. Some traffic must be taken into account near town and city centres. The ride over the Alpine passes on the second day poses a significant challenge in terms of fitness.
All cycling routes on visitvalais.ch:
3 overnight stays including breakfast
Daily luggage transfers
Carefully elaborated route description
Detailed travel documents (1 x per room)
GPS data available
Not included :
Option of additional nights - booking after your payment (you will be contacted by our booking team):
Road bike hire option - booking after your payment (you will be contacted by our booking team):
Up to 29 days before start of the trip: 20%
28 – 15 days before start of the trip: 50%
14 – 08 days before start of the trip: 70%
07 – 1 days before start of the trip: 90%
0 day before start of the trip / No–show: 100%
Once your booking is complete, we will check the availability of the chosen accommodation. A final confirmation will then be sent to you by email. If the service is no longer available on the date you have chosen, you will either be able to choose another date or you will receive a full refund.