Roadbike Holidays Country: Gstaad Switzerland

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Hotels in the region

Ermitage, Wellness- & Spa Hotel

Ermitage - Wellness & Spa Hotel *****

Berner Oberland, Switzerland

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Roadbike highlights

  • Situated between 1.000 and 3.000 metres above sea level
  • 5 attractive side valleys - Passes Les Mosses, Pillon, La Croix, Jaun, Mittelberg, Gestelen
  • Border-crossing tours into the neighbouring cantons

Bike season

April - October

The most interesting time for racing cyclists starts in late spring and lasts until autumn. The temperatures are ideal for longer racing cycle tours during this time of the year.

Racing cycle holidays in Gstaad
Gstaad, a small village situated in the Bernese Highlands in 1.050 metres above sea level, is famous for its residential buildings which have all been constructed in the style of chalets, making the location – which is also very popular as luxury holiday destination for celebrities – especially attractive. The advantages of this holiday location are not only appreciated by the high society. More and more racing cyclists are attracted to the region which is located in between 1.000 and 3.000 metres above sea level.

Racing cycling in Gstaad
A wide range of varied tours and training possibilities in undiscovered side valleys is uniquely combined with impressive Alpine scenery, excellent opportunities for regeneration and superior enjoyment of authentic racing cycle moments.

Racing cycling region Gstaad
Although racing cycling is well established in the region of Gstaad, the destination is still an insider tip. Individual, challenging racing cycle routes can be compiled for tours through the five attractive side valleys and the Jaun, Mittelberg, Gestelen, Les Mosses and Pillon Passes. Whether short interval training, long mountain training or leisurely day tours - there is something for every taste and aspiration. The view a across the landscape becomes more and more impressive with every pedalled metre in altitude.

TIP: The 17th stage of the Tour de France from Bern to Finhaut-Emosson leads through the region on 20th July 2016.

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Roadbike highlights

Events in the region



Promenade 41
3780 - Gstaad
T: +41 33 748 81 81

Roadbike Expert

Martin Elmiger, several-times Swiss Champion

The holiday region Gstaad is a really amazing area and offers many diverse cycling tours. There are many possibilities to become a good mountain biker.

Martin Elmiger, several-times Swiss Champion
Patrick Bauer<br />
passionate racing cyclist and product manager in the field of bike tourism

Gstaad is still an insider tip for all racing cyclists who are looking for alpine landscapes and a diversity of routes but also appreciate the enjoyable aspects. Whether on challenging mountain pass roads, narrow side roads or even across the borders of the canton - countless and diverse tours around Gstaad and the vast variety of routes can be discovered from May until October.

Patrick Bauer
passionate racing cyclist and product manager in the field of bike tourism