Valais Cycling Tour

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!

  • Difficulty

    difficult

  • Length

    747 km

  • Duration

    49:48 h

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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!

Turn-by-turn directions

 Valais Cycling Tour stages:

 

1 : Sion – Crans-Montana

2 : Crans-Montana – Loèche-les-Bains

3 : Loèche-les-Bains – Oberwald

4 : Oberwald – Brigue

5 : Brigue – Saint-Luc

6 : Saint-Luc – Veysonnaz

7 : Veysonnaz - Verbier

8 : Verbier – Champéry

9 : Champéry – Le Bouveret

10 : Le Bouveret – Sion

Start: Sion (373 m)
Destination: Sion (373 m)

Technical information

  • Altitude

    2055 m 372 m

  • Ascent

    19186 m

  • Descent

    19186 m

  • Technique

    Bewertung: 4.0 von 5.0 Punkten

  • Stamina

    Bewertung: 5.0 von 5.0 Punkten

  • Experience

    Bewertung: 6 von 5.0 Punkten

  • Landscape

    Bewertung: 6.0 von 5.0 Punkten

Public transport

Enjoy stress-free travel by road, rail and waterway throughout Switzerland. Take advantage of our special service for families and seniors from abroad, including exclusive tickets, fare reductions on mountain railways and panorama routes, as well as many attractive extras.

Approach

The main thoroughfare is Highway A9, which runs to Sierre in Valais. Valais can generally be reached from the north by way of Bern through Lötschberg (car shuttle train), from the east via Furka Pass (with a car shuttle train in the winter), from the south via Simplon Pass (also with a car shuttle train in the winter) and from Western Switzerland by way of Lausanne, along the Rhône Valley into the heart of Valais.

Parking

Equipment

We recommend: bike in excellent working order, helmet, gloves and bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.

Safety information

Strictly respect the Swiss traffic rules. Please note that you are running the tour at your own risk and all liability is refused. Please be considerate to plants and animals.

Additional information

You will find more information under the details of each stage. General information about the Valais Cycling Tour can be found here