The cycle route
Creating a link between the Swiss Alps and the Mediterranean, ViaRhôna enables cyclists to discover the Rhône Valley’s riches: its natural wonders, exceptional heritage, remarkable sights and reputed gastronomy. The full route will be completed in the coming years.
ViaRhôna cycle route uses different types of cycle tracks along the whole route. It is important to be aware of the different types of track to see if they suit your kind of cycling:
Meanwhile the 306 km of greenways which are in progress on ViaRhôna, the cysle route already offers numerous possibilities for family cycling outings. We highlight these easy stretches in this Special Family-friendly section, so get on your bikes... in quietness!
According to the different areas you travel through, you will encounter different kinds of signposting, but all carry the ViaRhôna logo.
The ViaRhôna route will take several years to complete and certain stages may have to close temporarily. Please consult this useful, regularly-updated section of our website before setting out.
In 2016, ViaRhôna joins the ranks of EuroVelo’s European cycle route network.
On the Swiss side of the border, ViaRhôna is known as La Route du Rhône. It draws a glorious arc around the north bank of Lake Geneva, crosses the Valais Region below imposing mountains and leads up to the Rhône’s source at Andermatt.