Cycling in Valais: where to ride in the Swiss haven

Valais, is a mountainous area in the south-west of Switzerland, lying north of Italy’s Aosta Valley and south-west of the French Rhône-Alpes. It is a region of majestic mountain peaks and sprawling vineyards, perfect for a variety of road cycling

Cycling in Valais

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A region of dramatic contrasts, from its majestic 4,000 metre mountain summits, to its gentle valleys, rich with vineyards, Valais is a fascinating area to explore by road bike. Its natural terrain feels handcrafted for cycling with over 740km of beautiful roads and 20 mountain passes to discover. At the end of a satisfying day in the saddle you will receive a warm welcome at any one of its 70 bike-friendly hotels.

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