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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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 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!
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!