From Grächen to Visp
Mountain biking in Grächen

For fresh air fans who prefer to spend their holidays on their bikes, the Grächen biking region is a perfect hub of action-packed trails and enjoyable routes. Get on your mountain bikes or e-bikes and explore the area from Zermatt to Visp – leisurely or full of sporting ambition! Diverse routes with picturesque views await.

For pros and newbies

The Grächen biking region

Grächen St. Niklaus already hosted the Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships in 2019 – with great success! In the warm season, from June to October, MTB newbies and bike pros enthusiastically explore the region’s diverse trails every year. 

Follow the signs and enjoy the routes through fragrant pine and larch forests and across extensive alpine meadows! You can also cruise over earthy terrain and rocky trails and follow in the tracks of the world champions. Whatever kind of biking experience you want to treat yourself to: You’ll always have a phenomenal view of the mountain scenery. Under these conditions, your own Best Time will certainly not be long in coming!

Reasonably priced rides to the summit

Take the cable car to Hannigalp

From the Hannigalpbahn valley station not far from the village square in Grächen, you can reach the perfect starting point for exciting mountain bike tours: Grab your Best Time Ticket and make yourself and your bike comfortable in one of the cable cars! After a short snack in the Hannigalp family mountain restaurant, you can take the Flowtrail down into the valley – exquisite biking pleasure guaranteed! 

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Bike dreams in the Valais

The best tours from Zermatt to Visp

Want to make your bike holidays in the Valais particularly exciting? Just explore the wide range of routes on site! Whether you want to admire the picturesque scenery or really step on the pedals – in the Grächen biking region, you can make your biking dreams a reality. Promise!

To jump or not to jump

Downhill on the Flowtrail

Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or a pleasure rider – the Grächen Flowtrail is the perfect route for bike fans big and small! On five kilometres of downhill fun, you’ll give it your all while enjoying the beauty of the shady pine and larch forests and the sight of lush green meadows. On narrow gravel trails, the descent into the valley is particularly flowy – and you’ll decide on the spot whether you dare to tackle adrenaline-fuelled, crazy jumps!


Oberwalliser Bikepass

From this summer, we are offering a unique supra-regional product for all bikers in the Upper Valais for the first time. The bike pass gives you unlimited access to the participating mountain railroads - with your bike, of course. This gives you the opportunity to discover the Upper Valais bike parks for an entire summer with a single pass.

The oberwalliser Bikepass is available as a season pass at our sales points.

For bike pros

The Mattsand Enduro Trail

Showing off your skills on tough trails and enjoying the unique view of the Ried Glacier, Weisshorn and Zinalrothorn? Yes, please! Adrenaline junkies bike along the Mattsand Enduro route from Grächen to Mattsand on often narrow, partly unsecured singletracks.

This trail is not for the faint-hearted! You’ll skillfully manoeuvre your well-maintained bike over challenging, varied terrain – and have a grand ol’ time! 

Around Grächen

The Family Bike Tour

The Grächen loop is a tour that offers extra eye candy: On the all-mountain route, families and leisure cyclists can admire the beauty of Grächen. You’ll explore the surrounding biking region on easy singletracks and wide gravel roads. The route can be adapted to your needs, as you can choose between the big and the small tour. Maximum flexibility for an unforgettable biking experience! 

The challenging one

The Matterhorn Valley Trail

Conveniently accessible from Grächen, you will find a scenic highlight that is definitely worth the journey: Nature-loving bike enthusiasts who enjoy long medium-difficulty tours will love the Matterhorn Valley Trail. The bike tour from Zermatt to Visp is a bit of a challenge, but with its fascinating views, it is a popular bike highlight. Snow-covered mountain peaks and the wild waters of the Vispa are certainly a sight to behold.


Our MTB Guide

Good news: That’s not all! In our Bike Guide, you will find numerous other bike and e-bike routes. Whether you are a leisure athlete, a real mountain bike crack or a nature lover with a family: Filter the offers according to your needs! You’re sure to find the perfect tour. In Grächen the motto is: Get on your bike, full-enjoyment ahead!


Bike-friendly infrastructure in Grächen

The Grächen summer offers many highlights for the region’s guests. The bike enthusiasts among the fresh-air lovers can look forward to a first-rate infrastructure. Starving? Tired? Or both, along with aching muscles? In Grächen, bikers get all their needs met with great service offers and delicious culinary delights. 

Treasure map for MTB fans

Our bike map for download

From head to toe

The right equipment for your bike holiday

Haven’t packed the right equipment? No problem whatsoever! For spontaneous trail adventures, bike enthusiasts can also find the right equipment in Grächen. Still need clothing? Browse through the large selection available at the sports shops nearby ! You can also rent a bike right on site – it’s easy and affordable! 

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Your time in Grächen