Montreux – Gruyère – Gstaad – Thun

The Lakes-Route deserves its name, passing by beautiful Lake Geneva and Lake Thun. The Route leads through some outstanding touristic regions with great sounding names: Montreux, Gruyères, Gstaad, Thun.

Tour character: Along Lake Geneva and Lake Thun the route is smooth and flat – but between the lakes there are some minor passes to cross: Less athletic cyclists are recommended to use an electric bike which is well suited for this route. Athletic cyclists use the touring bikes.

Tour Program (4 Days / 3 Nights)

Valid: April 25 – October 18, 2020 (not bookable from July 1 – 20, 2020 due to Montreux Jazz Festival)

1st Day: Arrival in Montreux
Stroll along the promenade and enjoy the breathtaking views over Lake Geneva and the snow white glaciers of the nearby Mont-Blanc Massif.
Parking: at the train station in Montreux. CHF 35 per day (cheaper parking nearby), no reservation possible.

2nd Day: Montreux – Gruyère and surroundings
From Vevey, take the rack railway up to Mont-Pèlerin. Quiet roads lead you to the source of the most popular cheese of Switzerland: the Gruyère, which shares its name with the region - a symphony of green melancholy, cowbells and customs.
Details: approx. 40 - 50 km

3rd Day: Gruyère and surroundings – Gstaad and surroundings
Postcard country Switzerland: cheese dairies, chalets, snowy mountains, cable cars, hotel scent and papercutting. Away from the idyll, the Pays d’Enhaut and the Saanenland are a magnificent landscape, animated by the haze of celebrity and happy mountain goers.
Details: approx. 40 km

4th Day: Gstaad and surroundings – Lake Thun
The artfully decorated wooden houses of the Simmental are among the most beautiful in Europe. Spiez is a water sports paradise on cheerful Lake Thun. Individual departure after arrival in Thun. Journey back by train to Montreux in approx. 2 hours.
Details: approx. 55 km

No minimum number of participants

Prices per Person in CHF

Double 4* Single 4*
April 25 – May 15, 2020; Sept 19 – Oct 18, 2020 585 760
May 16 – Sept 18, 2020 620 795

Supplements per person in CHF

Rental bike 24-gear 82
Electric bike 161
Extra nights in Montreux 130
Surcharge single room 57
Extra nights in Spiez 130
Surcharge single room 57

Our Price Includes

  • 3 nights including breakfast at selected 4* hotels
  • Daily luggage transfer (one piece of luggage per person, 20 kg)
  • Guide book
  • Detailed route instructions
  • GPS data available
  • Service hotline

Not included

Funicular Vevey – Le Mont Pèlerin, tourist tax

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e-Bike: Lakes Route

April until October
Starting at
Double: CHF 585
Single: CHF 760