We’ll upgrade you !


Sign up for a Bike Switzerland Independent Tour before February 1st and we’ll give you a free room upgrade. This means that when reserving a room, we’ll request that you receive a superior room with the best views. There will …

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Family Alpine Tour


My daughter, her boyfriend and I did an independent Alpine Tour in July 2017. They were familiar with the Alps and Jura, and I had never ridden in Europe so this was an easy choice. We chose Bike Switzerland because …

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Join Darren Alff in Switzerland


Darren is the man behind “Bicycle Touring Pro”, a website dedicated to getting people to explore the world by bicycle. But Darren is also an accomplished photographer, videographer and story-teller. That’s why we’ve invited him on our 2018 Guided Lite …

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What is a Swiss Slow-up ?


These are day-long free bicycle events held all over Switzerland and open to all cyclists. Roads are closed to motor-traffic, food stands are set up and then thousands of cyclists from the area and beyond come to the designated starting …

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Get your Deposit Back When you Buy a Bike

Trek deal

If you’re doing one of guided or independent tours, then consider this: Buy any TREK bike with an MSRP of 2,500 chf or more and we’ll deduct your 600 chf trip deposit from the bike’s price. Example: The Emonda SL6 …

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Winter Cycling in Switzerland

Fat Bike

Come this time of year, most of us prefer to trade in our cycling cleats for snowshoes or skis. That said, there are more and more winter cyclists out there. And with the help of the bicycle industry’s new Fat …

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Mechanic Position Opening


Bike Switzerland is a bicycle tour company, but we also have a small shop where we do sales, servicing and rentals of road bikes. This position will require a flexible person who is comfortable with menial tasks such as cleaning …

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Fall 2017 Newsletter


2018 Guided Challenge and Lite Tours Announced After a few false-starts, we’re announcing our 2018 guided tour dates. Lite Tour: July 9 – 19th Challenge: August 6-15th These are the only guided tours that we have on the 2018 schedule. …

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Two Back-to-Back Tours at 60


Moira is a semi-retired doctor from New Zealand. At 60-years old, Moira cycled across Switzerland on her own on our very challenging “Alpine Tour” and then turned around and did our Guided Challenge Tour. Here’s her account. In June 2017 …

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Celebrating a Birthday on the Lite Tour

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My wife and I did the independent Bike Switzerland Lite Tour in Sept 2017 to celebrate my 65th birthday. We liked the fact that everything was arranged for us. We particularly enjoyed the daily transfer of luggage; it made the …

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