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Mountain biking in the Valais

By bike in the Aletsch Arena

Welcome to the El Dorado of mountain biking. Straightforward, romantic or adventurous - choose your mountain bike route in the Aletsch Arena: Enjoy the Alpine serenity from Sattel, as you traverse the 100-km bike network past luminous blue mountain lakes. Gauge your stamina in the mountains or whoosh downhill on paths into the valley.

A few steps from your Art Furrer hotels at the mountain station of the large cableway at Riederalp centre, you can get mountain bikes from Aletsch Riederalp Bahnen AG. Whether you plan on a brief 2-hour tour, or want to be underway for a half or whole day biking, or want to have a bike alongside you even for several days - you can easily hire it on holiday on the Riederalp. Children's bike trailers are also available.

300 km of signposted trails

Tour Goms or the Binntal as well and triple your biking kilometres. Go on various bike excursions here with your mountain bike on 300 km of signposted trails.

Recommended tours for mountain biking in Valais

Discover our dirt trails, bike the challenging mountain landscape.
Our tips for every need:

  • Easy tour, even for families: From the plateau into the valley with an impressive view to the Rhone Valley. The route: Fiescheralp - Bettmeralp - Bettmersee - Riederalp - Goppisberg - Betten Dorf - Martisberg - Lax - Fiesch
  • Intermediate tour: Herrenweg to the Aletsch Glacier with an excellent view on the Great Aletsch Glacier. The route: Riederalp - Bettmeralp - Fiescheralp - Märjelensee - Tälligrattunnel
  • Intermediate tour:Rieder Alpine tour through sunny villages and forests. The route: Riederalp - Golmenegg - Goppisberg - Greich - Oberried - Riederalp
  • Downhill tours with steep runs and narrow curves: From the Riederalp down to Mörel with a drop of 1,576 metres in elevation, from Fiescheralp to Fiesch with a drop of 1,160 metres in elevation and from Belalp to Blatten
  • More great tour tips in the region