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Venture off the beaten path and discover the majesty of the Swiss Alps on a mountain bike!

Explore the innumerable mountain passes, verdant valleys and epic trails on two wheels. Get in a workout while taking in some of Switzerland’s sublime alpine scenery. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Biking trips in Switzerland. The mountains are calling!

Mountain Biking in Switzerland

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FAQs: Mountain Biking in Switzerland

What should I know about Mountain Biking Switzerland?

From single-day rides on stunning ridgelines to multi-day hut-to-hut treks along famous circuits, there is plenty of riding to be done in Switzerland.

Starting in the southwest of Switzerland, you could easily go on a cross-border adventure, heading from La Fouly to Mont Blanc in France or down near Courmayeur in Italy too.

In south-central Switzerland, Valais provides nearly infinite riding options for people looking for a challenge. Spend a day making the scenic run from Verbier to Champery, enjoying views of Lake Champex and the Rhone Valley along the way.

If you’re looking for some smoother, street riding, the famous Grand Raid bike race, goes from Verbier to the village of Griments and makes for a great run on scenic highways.

In the Tre Laghi region of Ticino, there are plenty of excellent trails to check out as well. Spend six days making an incredibly scenic loop. Enjoy amazing views along the way and make some epic downhill runs too.

Why should I choose Switzerland for my Mountain Biking adventure?

Stunning scenery

Switzerland is a stunningly beautiful place and there are few better ways to see the country than out on a bicycle. Heading out on a single or multi-day bike tour allows you to explore verdant valleys, head over rocky mountain ridges and take in simply incredible views of snow-capped mountains, ancient glaciers and idyllic villages along the way.

Excellent exercise

With all of the marvelous ascents and thrilling descents available, any mountain biking trip to Switzerland includes quite a workout. Feel the burn in your calves as you head up 3.000 meter high mountains then get ready to work your core and upper body as you make break-neck speed descents down various terrains.

World-class hospitality

Switzerland is world-famous for its excellent hospitality. Whether you stay in a luxury hotel or a mountain hut, you’re sure to enjoy the comfortable rooms, great service and excellent food. After a long and tough day out on the trail, there is no better place to relax and unwind than in a Swiss hotel, hostel, motel or mountain hut.

What can I expect from the weather in Switzerland?

Switzerland generally has temperate weather, yet varies between specific locations. Summer months tend to be warm and humid with occasional rainfalls. From July to August the daytime temperature ranges from 18 to 28°C.

How can I get to Switzerland?

Mountain biking trips in Switzerland may begin from a number of places. Geneva International Airport (GVA) and Zurich airport (ZRH) are the most common arrival point. From these two, it is easy to transfer to your final destination by bus or rail. Renting a car and driving is also pretty doable.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Switzerland?

German, French, Italian, Romansh and English

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What currency is accepted in Switzerland?

Swiss franc (CHF)

What’s the high season for Mountain Biking in Switzerland?

June to October

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