Cycling in Switzerland


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Switzerland. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful cycle routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful cycle routes in Switzerland

Blick auf Lago Maggiore, mit Luino auf der linken Seeseite
Mountainbiking · Ticino
Monte Lema Trail 2 S2
recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate
8.7 km
0:55 h
96 m
967 m
Short but flowing. This tour offers pure riding pleasure, beautiful views, crisp turns on challenging terrain. 
View from the east shore over the Alpsee
MTB Transalp
E-Bike Transalp: In six stages from Füssen to Riva del Garda
Premium content Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
408.6 km
40:00 h
7,015 m
7,820 m
Long distance mountain bike route in six stages from Füssen to Riva del Garda. Riding technique moderate, riders should have good physical condition,
Lake Walen Panorama
Road biking · Bodensee-Rheintal
Through Liechtenstein and up to the Vorder Höhi
Premium content Difficulty difficult
128.8 km
6:00 h
2,622 m
2,622 m
Whoever has always wanted to cross a country by bike will get the opportunity to cross this project off their to-do list with this promising tour.
Road biking · Vinschgau
Engadine circuit over the Ofen Pass
Premium content Difficulty difficult
129.8 km
7:00 h
2,200 m
2,200 m
A tour full of views amidst breathtaking mountain landscapes of the Val Müstair, Engadin, and the National Park region. With the Ofenpass, we also cross a 2000-metre peak.
Mto. della Croce
Mountainbiking · Lugano Region
From Tesserete via Mto. della Croce into Val Capriasca
Premium content Difficulty S2 moderate
19.6 km
4:00 h
950 m
950 m
A crisp short trip up the mountain of choice for mountain bikers. At the large iron cross below Monte Bar, the tour branches off onto a magnificent single trail - a highlight for single trail lovers.
View in Rappenseetal
MTB Transalp · Allgäu
From Oberstdorf to Riva on the classic Heckmair route
Premium content Difficulty difficult
388.8 km
53:20 h
13,122 m
13,857 m
A technically demanding long distance mountain tour on the classic Heckmair route from Oberstdorf to Riva del Garda over the Scalettapass, the Pass Chaschauna and along the Ortler massif.  
Mountainbike-tour in San Bernardino, Mesolcina/Calanca: San Bernardino - San Bernardinopass
Mountainbiking · San Bernardino, Mesolcina/Calanca
San Bernardino - San Bernardino Pass
Premium content Difficulty S1 easy
17.6 km
2:10 h
561 m
561 m
Varied circular tour from the village of San Bernardino with a moderate ascent to the San Bernardino Pass. From there the route leads back along surprisingly easy single trails and through beautiful countryside.
View in Stillachtal
MTB Transalp · Allgäu
From Oberstdorf to Riva del Garda via Arosa, the Septimerpass and the Tremalzo
Premium content Difficulty difficult
467.8 km
84:07 h
17,830 m
18,565 m
This Transalp takes us from Oberstdorf to Riva on Lake Garda. In seven stages we cover 13500 metres of altitude over 460 km.
Blick oberhalb der Burg Stahleck
Long distance cycling · Bodensee-Rheintal
Rhine Cycle Route (D-Route 8)
Premium content Difficulty easy
1,068.1 km
73:00 h
570 m
956 m
The Rhine Cycle Route, or D-Route 8, runs along the Rhine on German territory from Lake Constance to the Dutch border.
Lötschberg Südrampe
Mountainbiking · Valais
Lötschberg south ramp BLS
recommended route Difficulty S2 difficult
31.5 km
3:45 h
1,096 m
1,503 m
The «Südrampe» is considered one of the most attractive bike routes in Switzerland and leads almost exclusively on single trails along historic water pipes. With the detour into the Baltschiedertal, the «Südrampe» becomes an unforgettable bike tour.
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25 Grotte de Chaumont by Dele
November 20, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 20, 2022
Photo: Dele ´, Community
Photo: Dele ´, Community
Photo: Dele ´, Community
KtTI Locarno | Corona di Pinz | Dartore | Locarno by Beat
November 18, 2022 · Community
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Photo: Beat Dellenbach, Community
Photo: Beat Dellenbach, Community
KtAG Baden | Baldegg | Chörnlisberg | Baden by Dani
November 14, 2022 · Community
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