Biking from Solalex up to Giacomini refuge – VD

Last Sunday we had a lovely brunch with friends @miroirargentine restaurant in Solalex.And in order to burn those extra calories we went for a short but rather physical bike ride up to the Giacomini refuge located 500m above Solalex. The refuge is situated on the valley of Anzeindaz between Gryon and Derborence (another gorgeous destination – see […]

No running engines, no traffic jams: the much-loved holiday resorts of Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp in the Aletsch Arena – VS

The car-free destinations of Bettmeralp, Riederalp and Fiescheralp within the Aletsch Arena and perched high on the sunny Valais plateau and can only be reached by cablecar. These are idyllic and extremely popular villages for family holidays. The mountain landscape and the breathtaking views attract numerous hikers, bikers and trail-runners during summer. We stayed in […]

Discovering Lapierre E-bike Park in Torgon, a little village in Portes du Soleil – VS

The days are getting warmer and now we can access higher altitudes with no more snow; hence the mountain biking season is officially open.🚵‍♀️🚵🚵‍♂️ We visited the very first E-Bike Park in Switzerland! In June 2020, the Portes du Soleil village of Torgon created the first E-Bike Park in Switzerland. The desire is to offer […]

E-biking up to Mayen Lake and the emblematic Tours’ in Leysin – VD

This weekend we went for an e-bike tour with our buddies. We chose the Lac de Mayen path (Nbr 592). It is an easily, accessible, 11 km loop along forest paths and across meadows. The itinerary starts at Leysin village, leading immediately uphill to the Lac de Mayen (540m elevation). After passing the Carrière de […]

E-bike ride at Isneau with wonderful views @ swingtheworld as a reward- VD

We loved so much yesterday’s e-bike ride in Isneau (route 590). This is a loop but as the descending itinerary requires more technical skills, we slightly modified our ride and challenged ourselves to continue up the mountain till we reached 1km of elevation!! The 360 degree views of the landscape are wonderful.We ended doing 24km […]

Biking around the Mont Tendre – VD

The Mont Tendre Bike route nb 996 is the ideal way to discover everything the Vallée de Joux has to offer. This circular route takes you through the foothills of Mont Tendre, the highest peak of the Swiss Jura, (1,680m), and returns along the south bank of Lac de Joux. We unfortunately couldn’t do the […]

An easy, mostly flat and short e-bike trail in Charmey – FR

Charmey offers a great deal of biking options. There are 4 main e-bike trails (see map in one of the pics). We did the easy one (red color) of approximately 12 km in 1 hour and 15m. It was mostly flat on a road with only few cars. We would have preferred a non paved […]

E-biking from Zermatt to Sunegga and back through the flow trail – VS

Surrounded by 38 mountain peaks over 4,000 m, Zermatt-Matterhorn is a mountain bike paradise. There are bike trails for everyone, from beginners to advanced riders. The combination of riding and the unique mountain scenery of the Alps guarantees an unforgettable experience.We chose to e-bike up from Zermatt town to Sunegga / Rothorn station and then […]

Biking from Lenk to Zweisimmen – BE

The third and last of our easy going bike rides during our stay in Lenk. This one is perfect for families or beginners as the entire trail is car free (or almost) and flat. From Lenk to Zweisimmen (round trip) count 26km. The trail follows the river Simme which is a tributary of the river […]