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Bike rides in Sion

Valais, Switzerland

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

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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.
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.
Professional cyclist Steve Morabito with friends on the road in the Rhone valley shortly before Sion.
Cycling · Valais
Valais Cycling Tour: Le Bouveret - Sion (stage 10)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 10
85.8 km
6:35 h
1,179 m
1,065 m
From the lakeside town of Le Bouveret to the capital of Valais, this stage runs along the banks of the Rhône River and through vineyards before climbing towards the spa resort of Ovronnaz.
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.
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.
Col du Sanetsch
Cycling · Valais
Col du Sanetsch – Legendary Mountain Passes
recommended route Difficulty difficult
24.2 km
2:30 h
1,814 m
75 m
This climb is one of the finest and most demanding in Valais. Starting in the Rhône Valley and culminating at 2,200 metres, this is an ascent that demands respect!
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.
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