5 good reasons to cycle in the Alpes Vaudoises

The Alpes Vaudoises invite you to explore cycling in all its forms, in landscapes as varied as they are breathtaking, on occasions both festive and sporty. So get ready!

Spring has sprung and with it the desire to get out and cycle in the fresh air! Find out why the Alpes Vaudoises are the ideal destination for all cyclists, from beginners to experts. Here's a brief overview of what's possible.

(c) Leysin Unchained

1. Routes to suit all cycling styles

Gravel, mountain biking, road biking, downhill biking, e-biking: the region's itineraries are ideal for all kinds of cycling. From legendary mountain passes and special gravel routes to signposted mountain bike and e-bike trails and the Leysin Bike Park, come and awaken your inner cyclist on the roads of the Alpes Vaudoises.

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2. Admire or take part in competitions

The Alpes Vaudoises are the scene of internationally renowned cycling competitions. Every year, these major national and international events attract the best cyclists from all over the world. UCI Gran Fondo Suisse, UCI Gravel Suisse, Tour de Suisse, Summer Bike Marathon, Bike Tests: this season, come and take part in or watch these exciting competitions and feel the excitement of the world of cycling in the Alpes Vaudoises.

(c) José Crespo

3. Discover the World Cycling Centre (WCC)

Located in the heart of the Alpes vaudoises, the World Cycling Centre in Aigle, headquarters of the UCI (International Cycling Union), is an iconic venue for cycling enthusiasts. With world-class training tracks, cutting-edge technology and specialized services, the centre is a cyclist's paradise. Come and find out why the best athletes choose the Alpes Vaudoises as a place to prepare and train.

(c) Pays-d'Enhaut Région

4. Bike Schools for all ages

Whether you're just starting out or want to perfect your technique, the Alpes Vaudoises offer Bike Schools for all ages and levels. From mountain biking lessons for children to cycling camps for beginners, these schools offer professional guidance to help you progress in complete safety. Come and learn and have fun in spectacular surroundings in the heart of the Alpes Vaudoises.

(c) A Swiss With a Pulse

5. Breathtaking scenery

The scenery in the Alpes Vaudoises is simply breathtaking. From panoramic mountain roads to lowland roads dotted with vineyards and alpine itineraries, every kilometre you cycle is an invitation to contemplate. Come and discover the natural beauty of this region and cycle in the midst of a rejuvenating setting. The Alpes Vaudoises promise you an unforgettable cycling experience.

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