瑞士之旅：车轮上的夏日SUMMER BIKING IN SWITZERLAND
静谧的湖畔周围平坦的公路小径、传统气息浓郁的乡村连绵起伏的山丘，还有雄伟的阿尔卑斯山……绝佳的公路和纯净的自然美景，让瑞士成为公路自行车爱好者的天堂。The smooth trails along the tranquil lakes and the magnificent Alps…This is Switzerland: a paradise for cycling enthusiasts.
The Swiss summertime is perfect for bicycle riding — cycling along curvy paths amid mountain ranges, or passing through shady lanes in the vineyards, or even lingering yourself from one charming village to another. From the breath-taking mountains to the tranquil lakes, the amazing land of Switzerland never disappoints cyclists in various choices of scenic routes.
Start your wine tour in the canton of Valais through the sunny valley stretching from Martigny to Loeche. The 82km long curvy route leads you to the fine vineyards and historic relics one after another.
Stop your steps in the wine villages and take time to notice the grapes hanging above your head. When the zephyr breathes by, the vine leaves respond in an elegant wavy dance. Naturally, you’ll find exceptional wine here — and keep in mind that the delicious vintages you’re tasting are selected from more than 40 different types of grapes in Valais.
Besides amazing vineyards, the charming sceneries of Rhône valley will also thrill visitors. You could plan for a different return route – either riding bicycles along the Rhône or taking a train ride back to Martigny.
见证古老的历史History Witnessing Golden
Neuchâtel is a university town easily reached by train from anywhere in Switzerland. You could leave the town to pedal through the vineyards on the northern side of the lake. Passing a succession of wine-growing villages, you reach Grandson and its magnificent castle, witness to a famous battle in 1476 between Charles the Bold and the Swiss.
The next town on the loop is Yverdon-les-Bains, a site with Celtic origins located at the end of the lake, and continue on alongside the Grande Cariçaie wetland. This marshy resource, with its many reed beds, extends 40km along the southern shore of the lake, providing a habitat for more than 100 species of birds.
Estavayer-le-Lac is a good place to pause a while. This particularly well-preserved medieval town harbours a 13th century castle, as well as picturesque beaches.
Apart from historical relics and natural scenery the route contains a few unpaved trails — uniquely designed to help cyclists to avoid traffic on the main roads.
畅游广阔的平原Across Magadino Plain
林佐纳。 This is a level loop for a relaxing ride across the Magadino plain on cycle lanes segregated from traffic.
It starts and ends in Bellinzona. Canton Ticino’s capital is famous for its three castles (Castelgrande, Monte Bello, Sasso Corbaro), which were incorporated into the register of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2000.
Aiming for the Ticino river, which you follow for a few kilometres before crossing the fields towards Lake Maggiore. You reach it at Tenero, a good place to take a break. Here is a five-star campsite, with such facilities as a natural lakeside bath. Visitors can join different kinds of activities including yoga and dancing. The campsite also provides barbecue, mini markets, candy stores, restaurants and a pizza house. The return leg crosses the Magadino plain to reach the foot of the mountain at Quartino. The route then passes through a number of local villages before returning to Bellinzona.
迷人苹果乐园Tour Amazing Apple
如果你觉得公路赏景骑行太不过刺激，那么瑞士有的是适合山地自行车和越野自行车骑行的线路。骑着山地自行车沿着壮观的小径穿越阿尔卑斯山，沿着连绵起伏的汝拉山丘从巴塞尔出发前往日内瓦湖，或者穿越阿尔卑斯山麓地带以及整个瑞士，令你跃跃欲试的线路无处不在。 This easy loop in Canton Thurgau holds a surprise in store for adventurous souls. Set off from Weinfelden station suspecting nothing; the first two kilometres take you out of the little town and into open country.
Just before reaching the Thur River, you find yourself on a lane — and this is where the adventure begins.
The surface is fairly smooth and fine for road cycling. A few kilometres later takes you away from the Thur, and back to the asphalt near Sulgen. Not for long, though. The enchanting Thurgau countryside unfolds itself on the route, and you will be undoubtedly blown away by the lovely family farms and orchards when passing by.
Original farms, sparse traffic, and the adventurous ride…it’s a route that the world’s cyclists dream of pedalling one day.
If you find road cycling too easy to be an adventure, then Switzerland provides a handful of mountain biking and cross-country biking routes. Hop on your mountain bikes and cross the marvellous Alps through the narrow paths and reach the Lake Geneva through Jura from Basel, or tour around the whole of Switzerland. All those exciting routes are waiting for you to explore.