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Genfersee Lavaux sommer


  • Flat route profile
  • Varied landscapes and cultures
  • Sunny Wallis
  • Vineyards of Lavaux
  • Lake Geneva

Day 1

Arrival in Brig

Travel by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to Brig. Overnight stay in Brig.

Brig mit Stockalperschloss

Day 2

Brig – Susten

You leave the Stockalper Palace behind and drive through small villages and settlements. Visible from afar is the castle church of Raron, which towers high above the valley. The destination of today's ride is the small village of Susten, which is located at the gates of the Pfynwald Nature Park. 

Details: approx. 35 km ↑ 130 m ↓ 170 m

Varen Pfyn-Finges-Nature-Park

Day 3

Susten – Sion

In the meantime, the river has changed its name: as soon as you reach the Lower Valais at Sierre, you no longer speak of the Rotten - you now also officially follow the Rhone. The castles of Tourbillon and Valeria await you at the end of today's ride. Treat yourself to a glass of wine in the bilingual cantonal capital of Sion!

Details: approx. 30 km ↑ 90 m ↓ 240 m

Entlang der Rhone Route in Sion.

Day 4

Sion – Martigny

Orchards and vineyards dominate the valley and the white peaks of the 3,000-metre peaks greet us from far above for the last time. A detour to Saillon is worthwhile. In the counterfeit money museum you will discover coins from all over the world and learn about the local hero and coin counterfeiter Joseph-Samuel Farinet.

If you visit an exchange office in Sion, you can even obtain your own currency, the "Farinet", which you can use to pay in certain places in the Lower Valais. The ruins of the La Bâtiaz fortress will eventually show you the way to Martigny. 

Details: approx. 30 km ↑ 100 m ↓ 120 m

Sion Suonen

Day 5

Martigny – Montreux

High above, a round tower guards Martigny on the Rhone bend, St-Maurice at the narrowest point in the valley guards golden church treasures. High mountains and lowlands, still hidden behind reeds, the expanse of Lac Léman, and then defiantly the fortress of Chillon Castle in the water.

Details: ca. 50 km ↑ 180 m ↓ 270 m

Das Schloss Chillon entlang der Rhone Route.

Day 6

Montreux – Lausanne

Lac Léman, a small silvery sea surrounded by snowy peaks and vineyards, like the Unesco World Heritage Site of Lavaux. Along the shore: Vevey, Montreux, and the metropolis of Lausanne, "Olympic city" and lifeblood of the Vaudois population.

Details: approx. 30 km ↑ 455 m ↓ 455 m

cycling summer lavaux montreux

Day 7


Return trip by public transport from Lausanne to your final destination in Switzerland or extend your stay (on request).

Lausanne Ouchy
Mit dem Velo entlang der Rhone-Route.

Tour characteristic

An easy tour with only a few metres of altitude. The tour through Lavaux is made easier with a ride up Mont-Pèlerin. There may be a little more traffic around the towns.

The Rhone Route at SwitzerlandMobility


  • 6 nights incl. breakfast in 4* or well-kept middle-class hotels
  • Rail journey 2nd class from/to Swiss start/end point
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • Wine tasting in Varen
  • Well-prepared route guide
  • Travel documents (1 x per room) including SwitzerlandMobility Plus subscription
  • Service hotline
  • From price applies per person in low season, train journey 2nd class, basic half-fare card
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: low season from 18.03. - 31.03. | 15.04. - 12.05. | 23.09. - 15.10.2023, high season from 01.04. - 14.04. | 13.05. - 22.09.2023

Good to know

  • Rental bikes can be added in the booking process
  • Additional nights in Brig and Lausanne can be booked on request
  • Visitor's tax, if due, not included in the tour price
  • There may be costs on public transport for bringing your own bicycles. Find out more about this at
  • Bookings can be accepted up to 5 working days before arrival (express fee CHF 50.00 for 5 working days before arrival)
  • Organisation of the trip: 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