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Le Tour des Alpes vaudoises

Le Tour des Alpes vaudoises

→  211km ↑  4330m ♦  medium START/FINISH:  Les Diablerets Country:  Switzerland CLIMBS:  Les Voëttes (1401m), La Forclaz (1260m), Villars (1253m), Les Plans-sur-Bex (11178m), Col du Pillon (1546m), Col des Mosses (1445m), Col de la Croix (1778m) A 4-day tour on quiet roads in the Alps near Lake Geneva Easily accessible by car and train, the Alpes vaudoises, with their characteristic chalets, …

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Graubünden gravel & road tour

Gravel and road biking in Graubünden, Switzerland

→  173km ↑  5660m ♦  difficult Start:  Splügen Finish:  Ilanz Country:  Switzerland CLIMBS:  Lai da Vons (1991m), Maigelshütte (2314m), Alp Nova (2079m) A 3 day tour on quiet roads and gravel tracks in eastern Switzerland Located in eastern Switzerland, the canton of Graubünden is home to some of the most beautiful road cycling passes in the Alps such as the …

Strada dell’Assietta and Colle delle Finestre

The Strada dell’Assietta is a gravel road in Piemonte, Italy that will blow your mind. Going up and down between 2’000 and 2’500m for more than 30km, this old military road connects the ski resort of Sestrières and the Colle delle Finestre. You can ride it in less than a day (see this version on ALPSinsight) or you can do …

The Switzerland Explorer

Is this the perfect tour of Switzerland? Maybe. Every region of Switzerland is worth visiting on a bike. The north, from Fribourg to Lake Konstanz, offers easy riding terrain between lakes, rivers and rolling hills. The Jura mountains, from Geneva to Basel, provide a feeling of remoteness which is surprising in such a small country. Romandie, the French speaking western part, …