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Cycling holidays Lakes Route Montreux - Luzern

Cycling: Lakes-Route

Pure, idyllic alps

The Lakes-Route deserves its name, because many lakes touch the Route from its beginning at the Lake Geneva to its goal at the Lake Lucerne. The Route leads through some of the outstanding touristic regions with great sounding names: Montreux, Gruyères, Gstaad, Interlaken and Lucerne.

Whoever completes the Lakes-Route, has seen the most beautiful corners of Switzerland.

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Itinerary

Stroll along the promenade and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Lake Genevaand the snow white glaciers of the nearby Mont-Blanc massif.

From Vevey, take the rack railway up to the Mont-Pèlerin. Tranquil roads lead you to the source of the most popular cheese of Switzerland: the Gruyère, which shares its name with the landscape. A recent symphony of green melancholy, cowbells and customs.

approx. 40–50 km
600–855 m
500–735 m

Postcard country Switzerland: cheeseries, chalets, snowy mountains, cable cars, hotel scent and papercutting. Away from the idyll, the Pays d’Enhaut and the Saaneneland are a magnificent landscape, animated by the haze of celebrity and happy mountain goers.

approx. 40 km
735 m
410 m

The artfully decorated wooden houses of the Simmental belong to the most beautiful of Europe. The Simme remains a wild river that demands a lot from dinghy riders. And Spiez, a water sports paradies on the cheerful lake Thun.

approx. 55 km
735 m
410 m

A boat ride from Spiez to Interlaken in the morning. On the shore of Lake Brienz there is a steep rise to get to Meiringen where you take the train across the Brünigpass. You reach Obwalden: a small Canton, a big Valley, a pre-alpine landscape with scattered villages, flat lakes and long traditions.

approx. 55 km
1'145 m
1'200 m

As soon as you get a glimpse of the Lake of Lucerne, the Pilatus is in your path. Bay after bay right to Lucerne, a fixed point for every tourist.

approx. 35 km
240 m
310 m

Tour characteristic

Along the totally 16 lakes between Montreux and Horn the route is of course 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.

Prices & dates

All data at for 2020 a glance
Place of arrival: Vevey
  Season 1
02.05.2020 - 15.05.2020
10.10.2020 - 18.10.2020

every day
Season 2
16.05.2020 - 14.06.2020
29.08.2020 - 09.10.2020

every day
Season 3
15.06.2020 - 28.08.2020

every day
Lakes Route Lake Geneva - Luzern, 7 days cat. A TO, CH-WZRML-07A
Base price
1'049.-
1'095.-
1'135.-
Surcharge Single Room 339.- 339.- 339.-
Place of arrival: Montreux
  Season 1
02.05.2020 - 15.05.2020
10.10.2020 - 18.10.2020

every day
Season 2
16.05.2020 - 14.06.2020
29.08.2020 - 09.10.2020

every day
Season 3
15.06.2020 - 28.08.2020

every day
Lakes Route Lake Geneva - Luzern, 7 days cat. B TO, CH-WZRML-07B
Base price
869.-
899.-
935.-
Surcharge Single Room 269.- 269.- 269.-

Catergory A: selected 4*-Hotels
Category B: 3*-Hotels

Season 1
May 2, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
every day
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
Aug 29, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020
every day
Season 3
Jun 15, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
every day
Lakes Route Lake Geneva - Luzern, 7 days cat. A TO, CH-WZRML-07A
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
1'049.-
339.-
1'095.-
339.-
1'135.-
339.-

Catergory A: selected 4*-Hotels
Category B: 3*-Hotels

Season 1
May 2, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
Aug 29, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020
Season 3
Jun 15, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
Vevey A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Luzern A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
125.-
180.-
125.-
180.-
125.-
180.-
125.-
180.-
125.-
180.-
125.-
180.-
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Vevey
  Season 1
May 2, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020

every day
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
Aug 29, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020

every day
Season 3
Jun 15, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

every day
Vevey A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB) 125.- 125.- 125.-
Extra night single room (BB) 180.- 180.- 180.-
Luzern A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB) 125.- 125.- 125.-
Extra night single room (BB) 180.- 180.- 180.-
Place of arrival: Montreux
  Season 1
May 2, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020

every day
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
Aug 29, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020

every day
Season 3
Jun 15, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020

every day
Montreux B Standard
Extra night single room (BB) 180.- 180.- 180.-
Extra night double room (BB) 125.- 125.- 125.-
Luzern B Standard
Extra night single room (BB) 180.- 180.- 180.-
Extra night double room (BB) 125.- 125.- 125.-
Filter
Countrybike 27-speed
Electric bike
109.-
219.-

Our rental bikes

Services & Information

Services

Included:

  • 6 overnight stays in the desired accommodation category
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Daily luggage transport
  • Boat ride Spiez - Interlaken
  • Guide book
  • Detailed tour documentation (1x per room)
  • GPS-data available
  • 7-day Helpline

Not included:

  • Furniculaire Vevey – Le Mont Pèlerin
  • Train ride Meiringen – Brunig pass
  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Information

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Parking at the train station in Montreux CHF 35 .- per day, (cheaper car parks nearby), mo reservation possible
  • Journey back by train via Lausanne to Montreux, duration approx. 3 hours
Travel Documents

Travel documents "analogous"

By default, your  travel package includes a set of travel documents, which we will transmit  you in advance. The following documents will inform you about your tour:

  • Travel program with all organizational details.
  • Official guidebook « Cycling Switzerland»
  • maps for your biking and/or hiking routes
  • Detailed maps about your  stage locations
  • Detailed programme day-by-day

Travel documents "digital"

If you select the option "digital travel documents" when booking, we will provide you with all documents for your trip in a digital form. You will receive a small set of documents with the following content:

  • Manuals for the use of necessary apps
  • luggage tags
  • eventual  vouchers

En route  you will inform  yourself easily with the app of SwitzerlandMobility and other free  apps. Background information and all other documents are electronically assigned and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.

Since this option saves resources and costs, a discount of CHF 30.- per room is offered.

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