Discover the prettiest scenery of Switzerland by bicycle, the most pampered means of transport in this country. Pedaling by the banks of the river Rhine, through vineyards, contemplating the Alps, picking fruit on your way, swimming in the lakes or watching the green prairies. The city of Rapperswil-Jona will be our base camp and it is considered as one of the jewels on the shore of Lake Zurich.
Enjoy riding on bicycle lanes, that is Switzerland on bike. We will be staying in Rapperswil, a mediaeval town with a castle, on the shores of the lake of Zurich. Rapperswil is strategically situated near the modern and important city of Zurich: a financial centre and an admired European region, situated among the Alps and the plateau. It enjoys the best climate in Switzerland and it is the ideal place to approach the different tours, at different levels on the Alps, or by the lakes or the Rhine. With our local guide everything is easy and amusing.
You don't have to worry about anything, we will take you to the most interesting spots and will make the most out of this bicycle paradise, where cyclists have their own ways. What´s more, in August climate is ideal.
On August 1st, the Swiss people celebrate their National Holiday, a fascinating experience.
A unique experience to get acquainted with one of the most beautiful regions in Switzerland enjoying gorgeous family friendly bicycling trails along lakes and rivers always offering the possibility of a refreshing bath or a memorable picnic.
WHAT´S INCLUDED IN THE TRIP
Price per person
EURO 1325 in 4-star Hotel in double occupancy. Single supplement
EURO 1775 in four star hotel Schwanen in double occupancy. Single supplement
Departure dates 2013
On Mondays during July 22nd and 29th
B (easy to Intermediate). 5 exciting routes of 35-55 km. (25-40 miles
per day) Adaptable to the groups' needs and ability. Perfect for road-biking.
7 days/6 nights
Included in the price
6 nights accommodation in hotel category double occup.
half-board, five dinners at the hotel
All buffet breakfasts and taxes
lunches and 1 picnic
Fare-well group dinner at a farm
service by an experienced local guide
All transfers as well as pick-up service to and from the
nearby airport Zurich-Kloten or train station
27-gear mtb bike rental individually adapted
bikes for children, helmets, water bottle
refreshments and fruits
Fare to Mount Pilatus and the city of Lucerne, boat trip to Alpnachstadt, train tickets
city tour by bicycle in Rapperswil-Jona
photo CD and Bravo Bike welcome gifts
For any extra nights or further information, please consult us.