In Switzerland you will ride through breathtakingly beautiful landscapes. With spectacular mountains, lakes and exquisite countryside, Switzerland is a feast for both your eyes and legs. The Lucerne Bike Trip is in one of the great European cities to discover and explore. You’ll be charmed by Lucerne’s sense of history and tradition, the misty lake at its doorstep and the snow-capped Mt Pilatus rising above and then there are the evenings to perfectly end your cycling day in style…
Lucerne Bike Trip
This 5 day Swiss Bike Tour accomplishes so much in such a short space of time, with tailored bike routes that have to be experienced to be believed. Pristine roads following the contours of picture postcard Lake Lucerne the bike rolling as if it’s on the famous Swiss Rail system… perfect. Maybe a challenge of some of Switzerland’s highest mountain road passes, possibly the Susten (2224m) or the lesser known Glaubenberg (1543m). Your preferred choice of bike routes or cycling abilities are all taken into consideration in the impeccable class and service of Practice Bicycle Bike Tours on the Lucerne bike trip.
Can’t get enough of the Alps?
Make your summer cycling holiday complete with a visit to nearby France with our world famous Lake Annecy Bike Trip!
Luxury Bike Tours
Flexible – from 40 km/day to 100 km/day
Premium: $3511 per person
Includes 4* Hotel Accommodation in the heart of the city of Lucerne
June – August
5 Days / 4 Nights
Small Group Size
4 to 6 people
Bike hire – $400
Non-cycling partner – $3099
That’s ok, we cater to non-cyclists too!
This tour package is designed so that you can experience the entire premium sightseeing and pleasures on offer at the Lucerne Bike Trip. In fact, you will enjoy all the same benefits as your cycling wife/husband/partner from this outstanding package only your choice is to take a more leisurely approach to your visit to Switzerland. With regular stops on route each day to share the stunning environment of Central Switzerland with your cycling partner, sights and delights experienced in a very unique way including one of the finest cities in Switzerland to explore.
Fantastic memories of the Sustenpass trip with the Bratwurst stop. This tour will not be forgotten for a very long time, it was impressive.
Look forward to Practicebicycle with you again.
We run our Switzerland bike tours between June and August. Below are all our scheduled small-group tours.
Looking for a custom Lucerne cycling tour?
If you want to travel on different dates, don’t hesitate to contact us about arranging a custom Lucerne bike trip!
Comfortable Ride Route: Kastanienbaum
INCLUSIONS: Zurich Airport Pick Up, Welcome Drinks & Dinner
Welcome to Central Switzerland and the City of Lucerne, Lake and Mountains all in one! This unique mix of nature and man’s work nurtured and preserved over the centuries. Lucerne the ideal warm-hearted city of central Switzerland, full of festivals, art and living the perfect town to fall in love with whilst cycling in Switzerland.
This evening we welcome you in exclusive style with drinks and dinner at one of Luzern’s chic, modern Restaurants to truly arrive in Switzerland!
Distance 80km route Rund di Rigi
Distance 40km/25mi route Weggis
This superb route is surrounded by the Swiss Alps with amazing views around every gentle curve in the road, as we circumnavigate our loop of the Rigi – ‘Queen of the Mountains’. The Rigi is one of the peaks towering above Lake Luzern and a popular hiking destination for the locals in summer.
This evening feel free to explore the city of lights and dinner of your choice alongside the ‘Reuss’ River. Shadowed by Mt Pilatis, Luzern is gifted in its authentic picture postcard setting in the splendor of the majestic Swiss Alps.
Distance 80km route Hallwilersee
Distance 50km / 31mi route Hitshkirch
Today we head north from Lucerne and into the greenest pastures in all of Switzerland… there must a secret to this amazing sight! Small villages and quiet roads waiting to be explored with all the charm of this wonderful country. As you might expect in this glorious part of the world rolling bergs (small hills) can be found to add to the spectacular day of cycling in Switzerland.
This luxury tour allows for free time to explore this medieval city with a touch of ‘chic Swiss’ or should you wish to explore further afield then the Practice Bicycle team are available to facilitate some of the variety of worthwhile activities available to you in the heart of central Switzerland
Distance 90km route Glaubenberg Pass
Distance 50km / 31mi route Sarnen
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Lucerne Restaurant Dinner
Our choice ride today is the route of Lakes as we head south from Lake Lucerne (Luzernersee) to Lake Sarnen (Sarnersee) two of central Switzerland’s magnificent lakes. Following the edge of the lakes makes for great riding with some of the most spectacular scenery in the world passing us by, with challenging roads into the mountains inviting us to experience the Swiss Alps with a Swiss yodel!
Tonight a hearty meal will be the perfect end to a perfect Switzerland alpine cycling experience at one of our favourite Lucerne restaurants.
INCLUSIONS: Breakfast, Zurich Airport Transfer
Today is your departure day and the end of your Switzerland cycling escape, your team will say goodbye this morning with your private transfer to Zurich Airport for your onward travels.
Practice Bicycle hope you had a memorable Switzerland cycling vacation and look forward to further cycling adventures together.
Whether you have years of cycling experience or are just new to the bike, you will experience the very best cycling of your life with these 40 – 50km / 31mi ride routes each day. As long as you love cycling, this trip is for you!
Each cycling route during your Switzerland Bike Tour will be tailored specifically to your bike riding ability and experience, with a selection of spectacular comfortable bike rides ideal for the leisure cyclist. All rides start and end in the same place, so there are no targets to make each day and you can not be left behind.
Absolutely! Look for our ‘Rides Only’ package to get on this tour without any add-ons or accommodation for your perfect flexible stay cycling experience.
Each day you will join the Practice Bicycle Team at a convenient central Lucerne meeting point. Fully escorted and supported on the very best bike rides of your life.
Fully guided rides exploring Switzerland.
Ride support vehicle & ‘on the go’ mechanical assistance from the professional team.
Sports drinks & bike food for each day’s riding.
Annecy is one of the best places in the world to relax and explore – also off the bike! The ‘Pearl in the box’ town often referred to as the Venice of the Alps is the absolute perfect base for your France bike tour and ideal for relaxing and sharing with non-cycling partners.
You may choose to wander the enchanting streets, do some shopping or just sit by the lake and admire the spectacular views and watch French life pass you by. The team can assist you in choosing from the many superb restaurants, bars and salon du teas in the home of Practice Bicycle, Annecy. Spend your evening enjoying a lovely meal just like a local, ready for your next day full of new sights, adventures and opportunities with your Lake Annecy cycling holiday.
This France bike tour to Lake Annecy is designed for the leisure cyclist at a relaxed pace with rides of 50km/31mi each day.
If you are looking for more challenging rides 70 – 90km with more than 1000m of elevation or your preparing for a specific cycling goal or event, then take a look at our French Alps Bike Tours with a selection of epic rides that are also available with an Annecy Cycling Day Tour
We love a challenge as much as we love cycling. The team at Practice Bicycle has a history in professional bike racing and coaching, so if it’s a challenge you are looking for, we can definitely find just the right rides for you. After all, the area around Lake Annecy is home to over 20 classic Tour de France Cols!
On each of our Lake Annecy bike tours we tailor the daily rides to the riders experience and ability with many of our favorites that we like to share with you this tour has a selection of choice bike routes of 40 – 50km each day. Take a look at the detailed itinerary above for what is waiting for you.
Practice Bicycle Tours have over 20 years of France bike tour experience, developing an incredible 100+ ride routes exploring in every direction from Lake Annecy a real thrill for cyclists of all levels and available to you today .
Don’t miss out on a France bike tour holiday, just because you do not cycle.
The Lake Annecy cycling trips have a package for those who want to do a little sight seeing in the Venice of the Alps and share the villages of France with their cycling partner! Whilst they pedal this paradise, relax in the comfort of the support vehicle and escape together!
Experience and share beyond what any guidebook will show you this unique region of France, with regular meeting points throughout the tour routes.
Discover this regions culture and traditional way of life, from artisan local products to the joy of relaxing at a hidden gem restaurant lunch in the country.
Whilst in the town of Annecy enjoy the turquoise waters of Lake Annecy with a leisurely boat trip, stroll through the ‘Jardins de l’europe”, crossing the ‘Pont des Amours’ (lovers bridge) and visit two of the most popular attractions Palais de l’Ile and the Château d’Annecy. Enjoy a ‘Le Goûter’ tea time moment with a salon du tea experience, let time slow down as you wander the old town Annecy markets.
‘Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday’
The one location, one hotel cycling experience is the brain child of Bridget Evans (Owner/Operator). On retiring from professional cycling it was the pure pleasure of cycling that evolved the proven Practice Bicycle formula of one location. To include everything enjoyable and removing the less pleasurable is our goal of your perfect cycling holiday experience.
Packing and Unpacking each day was tiring, stressful and time consuming. With insufficient time to relax, enjoy and experience the unique location before it was time to move on again.
With a life spent discovering the very best locations to Practice Bicycle, including endless ride options exploring in every direction all from the one hotel.
Experience the very best cycling of your life when you Unpack Once, Cycle Everyday!
For your added convenience we have quality carbon road bikes as an optional extra available to you with your Lucerne cycling trips.
Many of our guests prefer their own bikes for maximum cycling pleasure. Should logistics and travel arrangements make this too difficult then our bike hire is the perfect solution.
Depending on availability and size we have several brands available including Cannondale, Fuji, Lapierre, Haibike carbon bikes are recent models with Shimano Ultegra or 105 componentry.