The Vaud Alps in the western Swiss Alps right vineyards are characterised by snow-covered summits and breath-taking views of Lake Geneva. With its countless passes and extensive network of roads in excellent condition, the region is predestined to become a popular holiday destination for road bikers!
At the foot of the Les Diablerets glacier you’ll find some of the most beautiful passes in Switzerland, flat tours in the Rhone Valley for gentle rides and more challenging crossings on your road bike. You’ll travel in the tracks of the experts who regularly come to take part in the Tour de Romandie and Tour de Suisse.
Road bike highlights in the region
- Headquarters of the International Cycling Union (UCI)
- Round trip with 3 mountain passes: Col de la Croix, Col du Pillon and Col des Mosses
- Local wines and typical homestyle cooking
Whether it’s a relaxing ride through the Rhone Valley or a challenging tour across the Col de la Croix, Col du Pillon and Col des Mosses trilogy: in the Vaud Alps you’ll find the perfect route for your road bike holiday – with constant views of Lake Geneva, the largest lake in Switzerland and France.
In the words of the biking expert
When I guide cyclists through my home region, they’re amazed by the quiet and well-developed roads that connect the local passes. It’s no surprise that the International Cycling Union (UCI) decided to build its World Cycling Centre here!
Go to the biking expert‘s road bike tours