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Valais Cycling Tour

Long distance cycling
  • Salgesch
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    Photo: Pascal Gertschen, Valais/Wallis Promotion
  • Valais Velo Tour impressions
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    Video: Valais Wallis
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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!
difficult
747 km
49:48 h
19186 m
19186 m
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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!

Difficulty difficult
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Altitude
2055 m
372 m
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Public transport friendly
Stage tour
Nice views
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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.

Equipment

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

Tips, hints and links

Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter den einzelnen Etappen. Allgemeine Informationen zur Wallis Velo Tour finden Sie hier.

Start

Sion (373 m)
Coordinates:
Geogr. 46.385750 N 6.858157 E
UTM 32T 335310 5139137

Destination

Sion

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

Public transport:

This tour is conveniently accessible by 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.

Getting there:

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.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Brochures: Road Cycling Map

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Difficulty difficult
Distance 747 km
Duration 49:48 h
Ascent 19186 m
Descent 19186 m

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Public transport friendly Nice views

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  • 10 Stages

Cycling Sion - Crans-Montana (1)

Sion
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
difficult Stage 1
59.1 km
4:00 h
2419 m
1372 m
(1)
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Crans-Montana - Leukerbad (2)

Vineyards between Salgesch and Varen
2016-03-24
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
moderate Stage 2
41.1 km
3:00 h
1249 m
1360 m
(1)
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Leukerbad - Oberwald Gommertal (3)

Moosalp
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
difficult Stage 3
98.9 km
6:00 h
1980 m
1994 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Oberwald Gommertal - Brig (4)

Ernen
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
difficult Stage 4
45.5 km
3:00 h
382 m
1061 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Brig - St.Luc Anniviers (5)

Törbel
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
difficult Stage 5
92.7 km
6:30 h
2828 m
1860 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling St. Luc Anniviers - Veysonnaz (6)

St-Luc
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
moderate Stage 6
77.2 km
5:00 h
1901 m
2212 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Veysonnaz - Verbier (7)

Aussicht auf Veysonnaz
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
difficult Stage 7
82.8 km
5:00 h
2319 m
2160 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Verbier - Champéry Vallée d'Illiez (8)

Gleitschirm
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
difficult Stage 8
107.6 km
7:30 h
2882 m
3342 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Champéry Vallée d'Illiez - Le Bouveret Léman (9)

Le Bouveret
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
moderate Stage 9
57 km
4:00 h
1126 m
1782 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion

Cycling Le Bouveret Léman - Sion (10)

Saillon
2016-06-10
Cycling Cycling • Wallis
moderate Stage 10
85.9 km
5:00 h
1389 m
1255 m
from Valais/Wallis Promotion,  Valais/Wallis Promotion
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