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Road cycling routes in Bern


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Bern. 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 road cycling routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful road cycling routes in Bern

Map / Susten-Grimsel-Furka
Road Bike
Road Bike · Gotthard Group
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
118.1 km
7:49 h
3,549 m
3,549 m
This three-pass tour over the Susten, Grimsel and Furka offers everything in terms of nature and mountain scenery. Long, but regular approaches to the passes are easy to plan. You will find regular refreshment stops at all the passes. 120 km, 3530 m, HP 2429 m, TP 626 m  
Unterwegs auf der Westseite des Furkapasses (2436 Meter)
Road Bike · Switzerland
Rennrad: Über die Pässe Grimsel, Furka und Susten - Schweizer Höhepunkte
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
120.5 km
8:00 h
3,525 m
3,525 m
Grimsel, Furka, Susten: Die Fahrt über diese Schweizer Pässe (2165 Meter, 2436 Meter und 2224 Meter) ist und bleibt eine der schönsten Rennradtouren in den Alpen.
Road Bike · Bernese Oberland
Susten Pass
recommended route Difficulty moderate
45.4 km
3:07 h
1,601 m
1,313 m
One of the most beautiful and modern Swiss passes among cyclists.
Road Bike · Bernese Oberland
Grimsel Pass
recommended route Difficulty moderate
38.6 km
2:48 h
1,541 m
799 m
On this route you can experience the Grimsel Pass, the Alpine giant that connects the cantons of Bern and Valais.
Rennrad Grosse Scheidegg
Road Bike · Bernese Oberland
Grosse Scheidegg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
30.3 km
2:17 h
969 m
1,409 m
The Grosse Scheidegg connects two villages. On the Grindelwald side, the pass road winds its way up and you have to pedal a lot - you will be rewarded with a ride through the wonderful Reichenbach valley as far as Meiringen.
Lac de l'Hongrin
Road Bike · Saanen
Tour de l'Hongrin
recommended route Difficulty difficult
70.7 km
4:00 h
988 m
988 m
This round is going to be on solitary side streets, some with rough surface which sometimes remind of pavé sections in northern part of France or the Rapha Gentlemen Races. With the landscape impressions it is a special and beautiful tour.
Road Bike · Switzerland
3 parcs naturels - 3 cols
recommended route Difficulty difficult
145.3 km
7:00 h
3,428 m
3,427 m
Tour en vélo de route pour cyclistes confirmés, 3 cols sur des très petites routes (pas toujours) goudronnées. Profitez tour au long du parcours au panorama extraordinaire sur des routes très peu fréquentées. Les vues sur la chaîne des Gastlosen et sur le parc naturel Diemtigtal seront certainements les Highlight de cette journée en selle. Mittelberg - Meinberg - Jaunpass
Gantrischkette auf dem Gurnigel
Road Bike · Switzerland
Durchs ländliche Bernbiet & Kanton Freiburg, Jaunpass - Gurnigel - Jaunpass
recommended route Difficulty difficult
143.1 km
6:30 h
2,228 m
2,228 m
Eine Rennrad-Rundtour mit zwei Bergpreisen, dem Jaunpass und Gurnigel, der Extraklasse. Geniesse die Abfahrten sowie auch die Anstiege. Vom Jaunpass durch das Simmen- und Stockental, über den Gurnigelpass in das malerische und mystische Freiburgerland und wieder zurück ins Simmental
Road Bike · Saanen
La Reine
recommended route Difficulty difficult
63.8 km
4:35 h
1,965 m
1,965 m
The route leads into the Simmental, over the legendary Jaun Pass and cross the incredible Gastlosen.
Road Bike · Saanen
Tour de Gstaad classique: Gstaad - Col du Pillon - Les Voëttes - Col des Mosses - Château-d'Oex - Gstaad
recommended route Difficulty difficult
63.4 km
3:45 h
1,179 m
1,179 m
Two alpine passes, white mountain peaks, a lesser known climb to Les Voëttes and a rapid descent to Château-d'Oex - the Tour de Gstaad classique has all the ingredients that belong to a true classic.
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June 02, 2019 · Community
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