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!
- 733,05 km
- 2 days 11 hours 24 minutes
- 17231 m
- 17230 m
- start: Sion
- destination: Sion
Good to know
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
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.
We recommend: bike in excellent working order, helmet, gloves and bell, clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof), food and drink.
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.
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.
Brochures: Road Cycling Map
You will find more information under the details of each stage. General information about the Valais Cycling Tour can be found here.
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