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Grüezi, The Mountain Calls - Time to Discover Switzerland on Two Wheels!

Impressive Alpine mountains, beautiful forests, charming cities- Switzerland has it all! For nature lovers it might be a special experience to cycle some of the 12 000 kilometers of signposted cycle routes, which the country has to offer.

There are four already existing EuroVelo routes in Switzerland- EuroVelo 5- Via Romea Francigena, EuroVelo 17-Rhone Cycle Route, EuroVelo 15- Rhine Route and the EuroVelo 6 – Atlantic- Black Sea, which provide the perfect opportunity to discover the variety of Swiss natural beauty first hand. From the scenic regions of the Jura, the grandiose Vierwaldstättersee, the picturesque Lavaux vineyards, to the cosmopolitan Genève. Everything Switzerland has to offer can be enjoyed to the fullest extent on two wheels and is definitely worth the ride!

 

However, there are not only the EuroVelo routes on which cyclists can explore the country. Switzerland provides a vast amount of high-quality national, regional and local cycling routes and the network is growing.

SwitzerlandMobility coordinates the main networks for non- motorized traffic in Switzerland and updates and expands its offers constantly. From winter 2017/2018 on, SwitzerlandMobility will communicate offers for the winter as well: Integrated in the communication will be 500 «Best of» itineraries, for winter Hiking, Snowshoe, Crosscountry skiing and Sledging. In addition, all the information relating to the services connected to each route have been updated (e.g. public transportation connections, accommodation providers, rental services and points of interest). 

 

For more information on the EuroVelo routes in Switzerland as well as the new national routes, visit SwitzerlandMobility’s website.

 

The information is also available on the free SwitzerlandMobililty app, which can be downloaded here. If you’re traveling within Switzerland this summer this free mobile phone app will certainly benefit you, as it details not only cycling trails but also hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and roller- blading trails.

 

SwitzerlandMobility also provides information about its routes on the general Swiss tourism website - MySwitzerland.com – and free app Swiss Map Mobile.