On your bike!

Cycle around our 51 hostels in Switzerland

Cycling enthusiasts and mountain bikers will feel at home with us. And don’t worry if you don’t have your own bike: with Rent a Bike and our parking racks, we’ve got plenty of room for every bike. Get back in the saddle and discover our bike trails and excursion ideas:

Around Lake Constance and the Rhine

Time to hop on your bike – ride and sleep

The Rhine Route follows the Alpine river from mountain source to the large Rhine port at Basel. A vastly varied trip through diverse landscapes hewn by the mighty river over the ages.

Our biking selection:

Dead-end route: Männlichen

A spectacular and challenging route on asphalt but with no access for motorised vehicles. Start: Grindelwald / Finish: Männlichen at 2,229 above sea level / Highlight: Breathtaking view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains / Distance: 13 km

Cycle from Zurich to Stein am Rhein

A fantastic cycling route to Schaffhausen with an overnight stop in Stein am Rhein. Starting from Zurich or Winterthur, ride past several well-known tourist attractions and breathe in the fresh Swiss air. / Distance: 30–65 km

A partnership for explorers: SwitzerlandMobility and Swiss Youth Hostels

Cycling and hiking – two of Switzerland’s favourite pastimes! Around 40% of the population regularly go for a cycle or hike in the great outdoors. The most important thing before every tour is careful preparation, whether it’s checking the air pressure in your tyres, breaking in your hiking boots or carefully planning your route. As the national network for cycling and walking, SwitzerlandMobility has compiled all the information you need. Benefit from the best hand-picked routes that are all clearly signposted and well-connected to public transport. Furthermore, SwitzerlandMobility also lists services such as accommodation options, car rental and luggage transport around the routes.

A playground with no limits

Crans-Montana isn’t just the perfect destination for pro snowboarders, it’s also great for bikers too! With countless trails – both on and next to the pistes – pro snowboarders, skiers and bikers alike can enjoy the adrenaline rush these slopes have to offer.

And of course, we have a youth hostel in this sporting paradise that offers everything a biker could possibly need. And you can find out the condition of the slopes right at the destination itself.

Valbella bike package

Experience the perfect cycling holiday in the heart of Grisons.

Crans-Montana bike hostel package

Experience the perfect biking holiday from the peaks right down to the valley.

Bike Package Romanshorn

Mit dem Thurgauer E-Bike den Oberthurgau entdecken.

Prefer to hike?

Here you’ll find hiking routes to suit every taste.