Top Cycling Events

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Top Cycling Events

Cycling extravaganza in Bern

The canton of Bern turns into a cycling paradise each summer with a host of competitions for all ages. These range from fun-filled events to rides on which you will work up a real sweat.

Alpenbrevet

The 40th Swiss Cycling Alpenbrevet starts on 25 August 2018 with 4 tours to choose from. The silver, gold and platinum tours start and end in Andermatt and traverse a section of the Bernese Alps while the bronze tour from Meiringen to Andermatt commences in the canton of Bern. This tour takes you over the Grimsel and Furka passes before ending up in the Uri mountain village of Andermatt. A special feature of this bronze tour is that time measurement can be dispensed with.
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Alpenbrevet, Meiringen
Alpenbrevet, Meiringen


Bergkönig Gstaad

The Bergkönig Gstaad is Switzerland’s festival for vintage bicycles. Here you can indulge your passion for aged steel, enjoy superb views of one of the world’s most beautiful Alpine landscapes, sample delicious handmade products made by local cheesemakers, mountain farmers and craftsmen, and witness elegant performances put on in the delightful chalet village of Gstaad... Experience the unique atmosphere for yourself from 25 to 26 August.
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Bergkönig Gstaad, Destination Gstaad © Peter Hummel
Bergkönig Gstaad, Destination Gstaad © Peter Hummel
Bergkönig Gstaad, Destination Gstaad © Peter Hummel
Bergkönig Gstaad, Destination Gstaad © Peter Hummel


Cyclocross world cup Bern

This is a major milestone for Swiss cyclocross. Now, after eight years, the prestigious cyclocross world cup will be returning to Switzerland. On Sunday, 21 October 2018, the world's top cycling crossers will be meeting at Bern’s Weyermannhaus open-air swimming pool.
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EKZ Cross Tour, Region Bern
EKZ Cross Tour, Region Bern


Snow Bike Festival Gstaad

Next year, from 24 to 27 January, there will be a quite spectacular event held in Gstaad. The Snow Bike Festival is, in fact, the world’s first mountain bike race on snow. Given the slippery surface, an action-packed spectacle is guaranteed.
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Snow Bike Festival, Destination Gstaad
Snow Bike Festival, Destination Gstaad


Tour de Bern

The Tour de Bern is open to all – everyone from amateur cyclists to the international elite. The tour includes a choice of two routes of varying lengths in the Bernese Seeland. Even children and companies can take part along the route they choose.The Tour de Bern will not be held in 2018.
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Berner Rundfahrt, Seeland
Berner Rundfahrt, Seeland


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