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cycling summer lavaux montreux

Highlights

  • Gruyères’ famous cheese
  • Gstaad region – beautiful countryside
  • Discover the world-famous Bernese Oberland
  • Flower decked chalets
  • Lake Thun Panorama
  • Lively Lucerne
Sonam

«Visit the medieval town of Gruyères with its majestic castle. Also the HR Giger Museum is only a stone's throw away.»

Sonam - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

Arrival by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to Montreux/Vevey. The rest of the day is at your free disposal. Overnights stay in Montreux/Vevey.

Highlights: Lake Geneva, Chillon Castle, Chaplin's World, Rochers-de-Naye

Die Bergstation von Rochers de Naye im Sommer.

Day 2

From Montreux cycle to neighbouring Vevey to take the rack railway up to Mont-Pèlerin thus avoiding a steep ascent. Tranquil roads lead from here to the region that produces the famous Gruyère cheese. Overnight stay in the Gruyères region

Highlights: Mont-Pèlerin, Gruyère, tranquil roads

Gruyères mit Schloss

Day 3

Journey continues through Saanenland, with fantastic views towards the high peaks of the Alps. Overnight stay in Gstaad / Saanen / Schönried.

Highlights: fabulous cycle paths accompanied by the sound of cowbells

gstaad lauensee

Day 4

Cycling in the picture-postcard region of Simmental. You will always have the option of taking the train today, as the famous GoldenPass Bahn runs more or less along the same route. Overnight stay in Interlaken/Spiez.

Highlights: Panoramic views, Lake Thun

Velotour am Thunersee im Sommer

Day 5

This day is at your free disposal to discober the region of Lake Thun. Overnight stay in Interlaken/Spiez.

Highlights: Eiger, Mönch & Jungfraujoch, signposted hiking trails, Schilthorn, Beatus Caves, Harder Kulm, Schynige Platte

Mit der Zahnradbahn fahren Sie durch die einmalige Gletscherwelt aufs Jungfraujoch

Day 6

Today you cycle along the southern shore of Lake Brienz. From here you take the train to avoid the steepest climb over the Brünig Pass. Overnight stay in Sachseln/Sarnen.

Highlights: Brünig pass, Meiringen, Sherlock Holmes Museum, the Reichenbach falls and its meringue

Cycling in Interlaken in Summer.

Day 7

Follow the shores of Lake Sarnen towards Mount Pilatus, Lucerne’s house mountain. At its foot you will have reached the shores of Lake Lucerne and can cycle along its shore, bay after bay, towards Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: Lake Sarnen, Chapel Bridge

A Bistro in Lucerne at the lake during sunset.

Day 8

Mountain excursions, lake cruises, city tours, museum visits – there is a multitude of activities available in this popular lakeside resort. Overnight stay in Lucerne.

Highlights: Pilatus, Rigi, Stanserhorn, Verkehrshaus Luzern

View over Central Switzerland with Stanserhorn CabriO cable car

Day 9

Return trip by public transport from Luzern to your final destination in Switzerland or extend your stay.

Highlights: Titlis, lion monument

KKL Luzern

Inclusions

  • 8 nights accommodation incl. breakfast
  • Daily luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • Boat trip Spiez - Interlaken
  • Well-prepared itinerary
  • Travel documents (1 x per room)
  • GPS data available
  • Service hotline
  • Price is per person in double room, category B, season 2, 2nd class, based on Half-Fare Card

Good to know

  • Additional nights in Montreux/Vevey and Lucerne can be booked.
  • Visitor's tax, if due, not included in the tour price
  • Rail journey Meiringen - Brünig Pass is not included in the tour price
  • Excursions (day 5 and 8) are not included in the tour price
  • Parking at the station in Montreux: 35 CHF/day, no reservation possible
  • Return journey by train via Lausanne to Montreux: duration approx. 3 hours
  • Bookings can be accepted up to 5 working days before arrival (express fee CHF 50.00 for 5 working days before arrival)
  • Execution of the journey: local cooperation partner

Travel documents

  • We provide you with all documents for your trip digitally
  • Luggage tags are usually left for you at the arrival hotel
  • On the road, you can easily find your way around using the SwitzerlandMobility app and other freely accessible aids. Background information and all other documents are delivered electronically and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance