Les Pléiades

Vevey

Vevey, Quai Maria-Belgia

Vevey, Quai Maria-Belgia

Hôtel des Trois Couronnes, Vevey

Hôtel des Trois Couronnes, Vevey

Vevey

Vevey

Place du Marché

Place du Marché

Musée suisse de l'appareil photographique

Musée suisse de l'appareil photographique

Ascending by train and descending by bike... Enormous fun for people of all ages! On Les Pléiades a good time is had by all. Rushing down the mountain - a pleasurable thousand-meter descent! Just let your bike roll and enjoy the magnificent scenery.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Les Pléiades
End of tour:Vevey
Technical requirements:easy
Physical fitness:easy
Distance:33 km
Total altitude meters:+300 / -1000 m
Biking time:2-3 h
Elevation start of tour:1360 m
Elevation end of tour:383 m
Culmination point:1360 m
Season:May through November
Gastronomy:Les Pléiades, Lac des Joncs, Châtel-St.-Denis, Vevey
Overnight:Vevey
Access starting point:Trains from Vevey
Access point of arrival:Trains to Lausanne, Geneva or Sion
Literature:www.karten-shop.ch
Varia:In May, the fields are covered with white narcissus flowers, emblem of the region.

Description

Up there in Les Pléiades you can also admire the highly interesting Astropark, which was designed by Claude Nicolier. En route you will cycle through some very picturesque villages. The grandiose vistas of Lake Geneva and the Savoy Alps just beyond the lake will captivate you from view to view. At the end of your journey, the Old Town of Vevey with its nooks and crannies is awaiting your visit. A perfect end to a glorious biking day.

"In May, the fields are covered with narcissus flowers, emblem of the region."

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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