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Bike rides in Brig

Valais, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Brig. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful bike rides.
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The 10 Most Beautiful bike rides in Brig

Gantertal Fahrad Velo
Cycling · Brig-Glis
By bike over the Simplon Pass
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
42.3 km
4:00 h
1,334 m
1,152 m
The Simplon Pass connects the canton of Valais with Domodossola in Italy. The pass is the starting point for many activities and is praised as one of the most beautiful Alpine crossings.
Jet d'eau Genf
SwitzerlandMobility 1: Rhone Route
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
347.2 km
24:40 h
2,072 m
3,097 m
The Rhone Route traverses the Valais against an imposing mountain backdrop on charming and peaceful paths along the Rhone. It leads past the palm tree promenades of Lac Léman and the picturesque Lavaux vineyards and ends in the cosmopolitan city of Geneva.
Rhone Route bei Sierre
Cycling · Goms
Rhone Route
recommended route Difficulty moderate
308 km
24:00 h
1,034 m
3,069 m
The Rhone Route runs through the magnificent mountain scenery of the Valais on charming, quiet paths along the Rhone. It leads along the famous palm-lined promenades of Lac Léman and the picturesque Lavaux vineyards and ends at cosmopolitan Genève.
Cycling · Brig-Glis
Valais Cycling Tour: Brig - St.Luc Anniviers (stage 5)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 5
91.4 km
6:30 h
2,642 m
1,673 m
From Brig to St-Luc, via the Moosalp pass, this fifth stage is one of the highlights of the Valais Cycling Tour.
Cycling · Leuk
Valais Cycling Tour: Leukerbad - Oberwald (stage 3)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 3
99 km
6:00 h
2,029 m
2,046 m
From the spa resort of Leukerbad to the banks of the Rhone River, stage three takes you all the way to Oberwald at the foot of Swiss mountain passes of legend (Nufenen, Grimsel and Furka). On route, you will be steps away from the magnificent Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Gibidum dam
Cycling · Valais
Gibidum – Trophy of the Dams
recommended route Difficulty moderate
10.7 km
2:00 h
812 m
10 m
The Gibidum Dam is perhaps the least known of the Valais dams, but it’s definitely worth the visit for the amazing scenery and a climb full of discovery!
Cycling · Goms
Valais Cycling Tour: Oberwald - Brig (stage 4)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 4
45.5 km
3:00 h
382 m
1,061 m
From the village of Oberwald to the charming town of Brig, this gentle downhill fourth stage of the Valais Cycling Tour is perfect after having climbed one of the mythic Alpine passes of the region (Nufenen, Grimsel or Furka).
Rhone Route 1 (down the valley)
recommended route Difficulty easy
42.6 km
2:30 h
170 m
320 m
Your tour through the Valais main valley: You will discover many small villages and even drive through the "Pfynwald" nature reserve.
Flowers in the Simplon region.
Cycling · Valais
Zwischbergen, Gondo - Scenic & side valleys
recommended route Difficulty moderate
11.8 km
2:18 h
1,035 m
17 m
And yes, you are still on Swiss territory!  On the fringes of Valais, close to the border with Italy, this wonderfully concealed valley is well worth the detour... 
Eagle on the Simplon pass
Cycling · Brig-Glis
Simplon Pass – Legendary Mountain Passes
recommended route Difficulty moderate
22.7 km
2:30 h
1,334 m
1 m
The Simplon Pass has been a key passage for centuries between the Valais and Italy. The grade of the pass is generally steady throughout the ascension, so you can admire the unobstructed views over the Rhone Valley and into the Haut-Valais while you advance bit by bit into an exceptional Alpine environment.
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