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Cycling holidays North-South Gotthard & Tessin

Touring bike & e-bike
6 Days / 5 Nights
Self-guided tour
939.- CHF
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Across the alps from Altdorf to Mendrisio

The North-South Route connects two of the most beautiful cities of Switzerland. It starts in Altdorf and goes further through central Switzerland and up towards Gotthard pass. Then you roll past the castles of Bellinzona and continue to Monte Ceneri with a marvellous view over the lake Lago Maggiore. The last kilometres you enjoy on quiet roads to the sparkling waters of Lago di Lugano. 

Cycling holidays North-South Gotthard & Tessin

Touring bike & e-bike
6 Days / 5 Nights
Self-guided tour
939.- CHF
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The tour through the Reuss plain to Amsteg is flat and easy to master. Continue through the Urnerland, where the wild Reuss river roars down the Schöllenen Gorge between steep mountain flanks and under the Devil's Bridge.

Optional train ride between Göschenen and Andermatt and then up to the Gotthard Pass. Alpine transit route of European importance. Whether on horseback, by train, car or bicycle: everything wanted and still wants to go south over the Gotthard.

The Leventina has been a transit corridor since time immemorial. The further south you go, the milder the climate becomes.

You drive effortlessly along the Ticino river, soon passing chestnut trees and vineyards. Bellinzona is called "Turrita" because of its three castles.

Drive to Cadenazzo and by train to Rivera Bironico. From Monte Ceneri a clear view of the vegetable garden of Ticino and Lake Maggiore. From Agno by train to the centre of Lugano.

Train ride back to Agno. The postcard beauty of the blue Lago di Lugano is, for thousands, an intimate holiday dream, Morcote as a photo motif. The Mendrisiotto, the largest wine-growing area in Ticino with numerous oenogastronomic offerings, is located in the southernmost tip of Switzerland.

Tour character

The ride across the Alps is made somewhat easier by the short stages. From Amsteg steadily uphill and after the pass steadily downhill. Traffic must be expected around the urban centres. Cobblestones on the Tremolastrasse on the Gotthard.






Category: 3*-Hotels

Prices per person in CHF

Services & Information


  • Overnight stays according to the program incl. breakfast
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • Costs for luggage pick-up at the station (for direct arrival and departure)
  • Subsidy for arrival by train
  • Ticino Ticket with numerous inclusive services and discounts (upon request at the hotel)
  • Boat ride Beckenried – Flüelen (bicycle included)  
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Travel documents (1 x per room)
  • Navigation app and GPS-data
  • SwitzerlandMobility-Plus subscription for one year  
  • Service hotline


  • Tickets for bicycles on the train Cadenazzo – Rivera-Bironico and Bioggio-Molinazzo – Lugano (return) (approx. CHF 5.-)
  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Reservation fee of CHF 20.- per adult (incl. legally required customer money protection)


  • Arrival by public transport to Altdorf. Suitcases to be handed in at the luggage counter by 10:00 a.m. at the latest.
  • Departure by public transport from Mendrisio. Suitcases will be returned to the partner hotel by 5:00 p.m. at the latest.

Arrival by train

Leave the car at home! For every bike, biking or hiking tour in Switzerland, you will receive an SBB coupon per participant, which you can use to deduct CHF 10.- from the ticket price for traveling by train. The reduction can be obtained in the SBB online store or in the SBB app.

On many trips, we use the luggage counters at the stations at the beginning and at the end to hand over the suitcases. You can conveniently combine this right away when you arrive by train. If you are a GA owner, you can provide this information when booking. We will credit you the amount on the invoice. If you don't need the coupon for the trip itself, you can use it during the year. Unfortunately, a retroactive refund is not possible for administrative reasons.

Travel documents "digital"

We reduce the amount of printed documents. You will receive instructions to help you find your way around using the Eurotrek Travel Guide App. We provide you with further information online.

In advance you will receive a small package of documents with the following contents:

  • Your travel program
  • Luggage tags
  • Description of how to use the app
  • Any vouchers

The Eurotrek Travel Guide App will help you find your way around. In addition to your digital map, you will find further information about your booked trip. The app is also available offline, simply download the trip in advance.

Our rental bikes

27-speed Country Bike

Our "Tour de Suisse" country bike is a robust and comfortable touring bike with 27 gears. 

S = 44 cm (150 - 172 cm)
M = 50 cm (172 - 186 cm)
L = 56 cm (186 - 196 cm)
Electric bike 25 km/h

Our Flyer C8.1 impresses with its high level of comfort and state-of-the-art technology.

Attention: Minimum age 16 years (or 14 years with moped licence)

XS = 41cm (bis 160cm)
S = 45cm (160-170cm)
M = 50cm (170-180cm)
L = 55cm (ab 180cm)

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