Valais Cycling Tour: Le Bouveret - Sion (stage 10)
From the lakeside town of Le Bouveret to the capital of Valais, this stage runs along the banks of the Rhône River and through vineyards before climbing towards the spa resort of Ovronnaz.
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Valais is more than just a mountainous region, as the canton extends all the way to the shores of Lake Geneva, one of the largest lakes in Europe. The start of the route takes you along the Rhône, the iconic river that runs through the entire canton. This stage allows you to discover the beautiful vineyards of Valais, which are known for being the most extensive in Switzerland. The ascent to Ovronnaz resort is the highlight of the route and is marked out using Valais cycle signs. You can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view as you make your way downhill to the winemaking municipality of Chamoson. The final section of the route continues towards Ardon and Conthey before finally reaching Sion. Enjoy the charming terraces in the city centre while you're there!