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Bicycle rides in Hérens

Valais, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Hérens. 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 Hérens

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Cycling · Valais
Tseuzier – Trophy of the Dams
recommended route Difficulty difficult
22.4 km
2:30 h
1,286 m
4 m
The climb to Tseuzier Dam, which rises to 1777 metres of altitude, starts in Sion and is about 22 kilometres long. From the Valais vineyards to the lake of Tseuzier, this itinerary offers a panoramic view that is breathtaking at every moment .Along the whole climb, special signs have been erected to mark the route.
Cyclist at the Pyramids of Euseigne
Cycling · Valais
Val d'Hérens - Scenic & side valleys
recommended route Difficulty difficult
27.5 km
2:50 h
1,296 m
358 m
Set off from Bramois to discover Val d’Hérens with an initial climb to the village of St-Martin, followed by a short descent to Evolène and Les Haudères.
Cycling · Sion
Valais Cycling Tour: Sion - Crans-Montana (stage 1)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1
59.1 km
4:00 h
2,419 m
1,372 m
From beautiful hillside vineyards to forests and meadows basking in the sun. This first stage of the Valais Cycling Tour begins at Sion, the capital of Valais, and takes you through the mountain town of Anzère to the famous mountain resort of Crans-Montana.
Cycling · Saint-Luc
Valais Cycling Tour: St-Luc Anniviers - Veysonnaz (stage 6)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 6
77.2 km
5:00 h
1,901 m
2,212 m
From St-Luc in the Val d’Anniviers to the mountain resort of Veysonnaz, the sixth stage takes you into the wild and unspoiled Val d’Hérens, bringing you to the famous Piste de l’Ours (The Bear Piste).
Velo Hérémence, Barrage de la Grande Dixence
Cycling · Valais
Dixence - Trophy of the Dams
recommended route Difficulty difficult
38.2 km
2:45 h
2,077 m
447 m
This climb allows you to explore Hérémence as you make your way through spectacular landscapes and discover the world’s highest gravity dam, the Grande Dixence.
Terraced vineyard, Varen
Cycling · Valais
Vineyard Trail Sion to Leuk (stage 2)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
55.3 km
4:57 h
1,241 m
1,274 m
The second stage of the Vineyard Trail takes you on a journey from the historical monuments of the capital of Valais through sunny vineyards to the heart of the town of Leuk.
3 cyclists on the road with the castles of Sion in the background
Cycling · Sion
Castles of Sion and surroundings
recommended route Difficulty easy
41.9 km
3:24 h
840 m
840 m
The Sion Castles Tour is a demanding route with a great variety of backdrops and scenery: terraced vineyards, orchards, forests, alpine panoramas, villages and castles.
Cycling · Crans-Montana
Valais Vélo Tour 1: Sion - Crans-Montana
recommended route closed
59.2 km
5:31 h
2,261 m
1,247 m
Etape 1 : Sion > Crans Montana- via Grimisuat > Anzère > Ayent > Icogne > Lens > Crans-Montana
Cycling · Sion
Barrage de Tseuzier
22.2 km
2:27 h
1,482 m
198 m
The climb to Tseuzier Dam, which rises to 1859 metres of altitude, starts in St-Léonard and is about 30 kilometres long. From the Valais vineyards to the lake of Tseuzier, this itinerary offers a panoramic view that is breathtaking at every moment.(Texte Valais/Wallis Promotion)
Cycling · Crans-Montana
Chemin du Vignoble (72)
49.9 km
4:06 h
1,072 m
933 m
French-style joie-de vivre in Sion, the quaint main town, back-breaking work in the hot, steep vineyard slopes, perspiring round bends on tiny, boiling-hot mountain roads, your reward a wine-tasting session to tickle the taste buds and refresh the palate. (Texte Suisse Mobile)
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